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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2020, 0043 UTC »
Back to sending H, good signal. 00:42 09JAN2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #31 on: January 09, 2020, 1118 UTC »
Heard three dits at 1104 UTC 9 Jan 2020.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2020, 1834 UTC »
Windy is back on this late morning.  Sending 57 degrees and 12.3 volts.  That is the highest I have heard it in awhile, so it must be getting good dun angle again.

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2020, 1951 UTC »
It is sending 70 degrees right now which makes me doubt the accuracy. There is nowhere in California, Nevada or Arizona that has hit that temp today
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2020, 0006 UTC »
had not thought of that!  at 0000 utc its sending 60 deg and 11.9 Volts.

Will have to see how it lasts. 

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #35 on: January 10, 2020, 1149 UTC »
A weak signal from Windy 1148 UTC 10 Jan 2020, but it sounds like it is sending normal telemetry? Too weak to decode.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #36 on: January 10, 2020, 1459 UTC »
A weak signal from Windy 1148 UTC 10 Jan 2020, but it sounds like it is sending normal telemetry? Too weak to decode.

I was surprised it survived the night sending telemetry! Battery 11.4v and temp at 47
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2020, 1702 UTC »
I've been writing down Windy's reported temperatures and battery voltage for the last two hours. From 7AM to 9AM the temp has increased from 47 to 63 degrees (12 degrees warmer than Furnace Creek, DVNP, by-the-way). Battery has been constant at 11.4 volts.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2020, 2318 UTC »
Windy is ditting away here in San Tan Valley AZ with a temp of 60 degrees and battery at 11.4 volts. Fair signal with some fading. 23:15z 10JAN2020
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #39 on: January 13, 2020, 0040 UTC »
Regardless of its temp, I'm just glad ole' Windy is still making RF!
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2020, 1126 UTC »
Three dits "S" heard from Windy at 1125 UTC, pretty good signal.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2020, 1138 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #41 on: January 15, 2020, 1138 UTC »
Three dits heard several times this morning in the 1100-1138 UTC time period.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #42 on: January 16, 2020, 1820 UTC »
One H, at a 62-second interval right now.

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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #43 on: January 17, 2020, 1142 UTC »
Heard a few triple dits / S this morning 17 Jan 2020 circa 1100-1140 UTC.
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Re: Windy 4102.85 malfunction?
« Reply #44 on: January 17, 2020, 2022 UTC »
Very weak but I can tell Windy is sending telemetry right now. Caught a little; maybe 12.2 volts and definitely wind dits
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