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Researching Weather Stations – a sea of options..

I’ve got design criteria for this project. Now it’s time to see what options are out there. Wow! After many evenings spent google searching weather station designs, I’ve learned some things: There are lots of open-source arduino and raspberrypi projects There are some cool edu focused projects  Not many people want to go completely off …

Weather Station Design Criteria

  In my first post in this series, I talked about the birth of this project (why the heck I’m doing it) and in this post I’m going to talk about the design criteria that I’m using as a basis for this project. Every good project needs some good criteria to set the who/what/when/how. It’s …

I build my first weather station!

My RC flying club is located in beautiful North Plains, OR. It is a lovely field, set amongst cornfields on a beautiful farm. It really is a lovely place to fly. There are a couple of problems with our field. One is that it is subject to some unusual weather patterns, particularly wind, that are …

Building our first racing quad

New winter project! This is our first FPV quad build. My son and I fly trad R/C helis and planes and are just starting out with FPV quads. We’ve previously built a LOS-only flamewheel 450 that flew with APM. Fun – but we want to get a taste of the mini FPV scene. This will …