Anemometers on cars for Skywarn severe weather spotting 
Clare Jarvis, K0NY's, car with magnetic mount anemometer. This arrangement allows his to easily put the anemometer on his vehicle during Skywarn severe weather spotting.
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Clare Jarvis, K0NY's, car with magnetic mount anemometer. This arrangement allows his to easily put the anemometer on his vehicle during Skywarn severe weather spotting.
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Clare Jarvis
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Clare Jarvis
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Three super strong magnets on an aluminum frame hold the anemometer in place. Standard 1.5" PVC is used. Stainless steel sheet metal screws hold the PVC together. The blue cord is a standard CAT5 patch cord that connects the anemometer to the Wind Monitor II.
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Three super strong magnets on an aluminum frame hold the anemometer in place. Standard 1.5" PVC is used. Stainless steel sheet metal screws hold the PVC together. The blue cord is a standard CAT5 patch cord that connects the anemometer to the Wind Monitor II.
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Detail of base. Note the zip ties for strain relief. There is a big hole in the back of the PVC for the cable to exit. There are two 1/8" drain holes at the bottom to allow water to escape.
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Detail of base. Note the zip ties for strain relief. There is a big hole in the back of the PVC for the cable to exit. There are two 1/8" drain holes at the bottom to allow water to escape.
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View through the window to the Wind Monitor II.
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View through the window to the Wind Monitor II.
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James Jarvis, KB0THN's, truck. NRG hall effect anemometer is being used for Skywarn severe weather spotting. The anemometer is attached to a Wind Data Logger. Overkill? Yes. But when you are the manufacturer of this stuff you end getting a few returned units, scraps, and bits and pieces for free.
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James Jarvis, KB0THN's, truck. NRG hall effect anemometer is being used for Skywarn severe weather spotting. The anemometer is attached to a Wind Data Logger. Overkill? Yes. But when you are the manufacturer of this stuff you end getting a few returned units, scraps, and bits and pieces for free.
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A block of PVC plastic attaches the 1/2" stainless steel tubing to the tool box. #10-24 machine screws hole the PVC block to the tool box. Anemometer height can be adjusted simply by loosening the screw on the side.
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A block of PVC plastic attaches the 1/2" stainless steel tubing to the tool box. #10-24 machine screws hole the PVC block to the tool box. Anemometer height can be adjusted simply by loosening the screw on the side.
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