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wind-speed-meter
wind-speed-meter


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tahnok " I was thinking for that price I might be able to crack one open to harvest it for parts, or maybe hook up an arduino to the output somehow. BUT th..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
cfastie "Hi tahnok, Those inexpensive anemometers seems to be missing an important feature of the expensive Kestrel and other fancy anemometers. They do no..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
tahnok " Have you done any test flights with some of the ~20$ anemometers you can find on Amazon to compare with the Kestrel? " | Read more » about 3 years ago
warren "John Bognar, one of our partners on the NASA AREN project, who's worked with hot-wire and related anemometers in the past, and contributed these tw..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "https://publiclab.org/as220 " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I'm putting together a page on the AS220 sensors and want to list this and another on there -- I hope that drives some interest in the SkyPod and o..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
zengirl2 "@cfastie well isn't that NASA item a bit complicated. Here's an Instructable that mentions that process. http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Altit..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "Thanks Zengirl. I don't think you can buy a NASA Aeropod. You can license the technology from NASA and manufacture them, but I don't know if anyone..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
zengirl2 "First, your video is awesome and I'm glad you explained the lines from pulling in the kite. I really like the look of the NASA anemometer--what is ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "A goat is way better than brown M&Ms. But that is not exactly my motivation here because I'm sure everybody reads my research notes extremely ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Hi, Chris -- great post as usual! I do have to ask about your comment regarding chemtrails -- I strongly suspect you put that there to see if anyo..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
liz "Courtesy of this terrible Hurricane Season 2017, here's the wind speed categories for hurricanes, as told through cats, for your enjoyment: " | Read more » over 4 years ago
eymund "Great post ! For a history of old wind patterns: https://www.oldweather.org/ How citizen scientists are helping build weather pattern benchmarks ..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
Bronwen "@Bronwen awards a barnstar to mathew for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » over 5 years ago
stevie "@donblair and @mathew !!! Best Barnraising dramatic reading ever. " | Read more » over 5 years ago
ecta64 "maybe a pulley setup like in this video might be useful too. About 25 min in. " | almost 6 years ago
ecta64 "That's really curious. I have been debating about getting a 5kg scale cause my 250 gram and 1kg don't cover enough wind range now that I switched t..." | almost 6 years ago
mathew "I really need a scale with longer travel! I was trying to use a basic 5000g scale I had sitting around (waaay too strong!) and couldn't really take..." | almost 6 years ago
mathew "I think there are a couple ways to read the straw-on-keel construction detail, I'm not sure either of us got it right the first time. i covered the..." | about 6 years ago
ecta64 "I did decide to retrofit the keel spars onto my horned Allison kite. I'm now curious to see what performance advantages it might have over one with..." | about 6 years ago
ecta64 "That looks fantastic!!!!!! Awesome job! This design can get pretty up there in terms of flying angle. Due to some oversight I left out the keel spa..." | about 6 years ago
mathew " I made and flew a horned allison today! it has a good flying angle, 55+ degrees and very stable. While it hunts for the wind and responds to cha..." | about 6 years ago
ecta64 "My experience has been quite good in gusty conditions so far. I added a design overview video where you can get a better look at the kite. It pulls..." | about 6 years ago
mathew "Excellent! I gotta try the scalloped one. Everywhere i fly here in portland is pretty gusty, and I have the same issue with tails getting stuck d..." | about 6 years ago