[lug] decoding weather data via radio Was: Time sync w/GPS or radio
stanczyk at pcisys.net
Sun May 11 20:16:56 MDT 2008
On Sun, 11 May 2008, Jason Vallery wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> By weather data I'm assuming your talking about APRS on the amateur
No actually. I have a Oregon Scientific outdoor wireless temperature
station that the basestation has died. There's a Davis wind/rain gauge
on the roof across the street I'd to listen to as well.
> Typically you need a TNC or radio modem which is a device that
> converts the analog signal to digital. These are bi-directional. I
> know there is also a project out there called AGWPE that attempts to
> do this with a sound card. You might take a look at that if you don't
> want to invest in new hardware.
That's kinda close. I can tune my old Radio Shack scanner to the right
frequency and plug the scanner into the soundcard. I need software to
convert into bits... I'll Google AGWPE and see what it can do...
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