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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #210 on: December 17, 2020, 0019 UTC »
Windy is doing great via the KFS South array

Temp 62F

Batt 11.9

Sure could use a new battery (hint)
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #211 on: December 17, 2020, 0201 UTC »
Windy indicated in bright RED trace on the KFS omni and SE antennas. Strongest I've seen it!

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #212 on: December 17, 2020, 0343 UTC »
Am also hearing it with 53 degrees and 11.8 volts. Noticing the CW is very slow compared to the Desert Whooper
Jim
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #213 on: December 17, 2020, 1539 UTC »
0918 UTC 17 DEC 2020:  "W" ID heard clearly, but telemetry was too weak to decode by ear despite a very quiet frequency.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #214 on: December 18, 2020, 1335 UTC »
When I was listening the other night, it seemed like the "dits" from the anemometer had stretched out...which I guess is possible if it was just being keyed by an optocoupler, rather than having a fixed dit triggered by an anemometer.

Strange!

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #215 on: December 18, 2020, 1910 UTC »
Is it sending CW slower than before or is it just me? I don't think my CW listening "speed" has improved that much!
Jim
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #216 on: December 21, 2020, 1110 UTC »
S heard from Windy at 1110 UTC 21 Dec 2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #217 on: December 22, 2020, 1114 UTC »
"S" from Windy at 1114 UTC 22 Dec 2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #218 on: December 27, 2020, 2305 UTC »
Windy's morse has really slowed down.

I'm not sure how this happens without either modifying the code or changing the clock speed   the processor is running. Neither seems likely if / as it's unattended.

Hmmmmmmmmm....
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #219 on: December 27, 2020, 2348 UTC »
Windy's morse has really slowed down.

I'm not sure how this happens without either modifying the code or changing the clock speed   the processor is running. Neither seems likely if / as it's unattended.

Hmmmmmmmmm....



I ttoo thought it had slowed down but felt I was just mis-remembering. I was going to go listen to one of Token's fine Youtube videos and compare WPMs
Jim
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #220 on: December 28, 2020, 1439 UTC »
0922 UTC 28 DEC 2020:  "TMP 49 B 115" with variable wind.   Rising just slightly above the noise floor (-133dBm) at times throughout a 0900-1100 UTC SDR recording.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #221 on: December 28, 2020, 1535 UTC »
Windy's morse has really slowed down.

I'm not sure how this happens without either modifying the code or changing the clock speed   the processor is running. Neither seems likely if / as it's unattended.

Hmmmmmmmmm....

Rather than changing the software the Maker Of Windy should be changing the battery!   ;D
Jim
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #222 on: December 28, 2020, 1637 UTC »
AMEN!

It's too good, and too reliable to let go to waste!
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #223 on: December 29, 2020, 0122 UTC »
windy sounding good here at the moment, 0115 utc.  Temp 52 B 11.2

Don't think it will make it to sunrise tonight.

Also hearing the 4094 ditter and 4095 DW sigs.

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #224 on: December 30, 2020, 2316 UTC »
Hellish noise on the KFS Kiwis tonight.

No desert beacons tonight!
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