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wind-speed-meter


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mathew "You're using this 250g scale right? I'm thinking about one of these: https://www.scientificsonline.com/product/dual-calibration-spring-scales-3001000 " | over 6 years ago
mathew "so cool! I have to try replicating this. Nice to know your results are comparable to the local weather station!!! That's great-- your DIY kite wa..." | over 6 years ago
ecta64 "I'm likely going to be doing just that. I also got a suction cup window thermometer so now I can get data on wind velocity/direction and temperatur..." | over 6 years ago
mathew "Neither an anemometer nor a rain gauge require power. Placing a camera indoors and pointed at such a setup through a window would be a pretty reas..." | over 6 years ago
ecta64 "Glad to hear that people like this simple rig. It seems you get what you pay for with sensors and that frustration has led me to things like this t..." | over 6 years ago
wjw "This is a great idea! Simple concept with lots of options for data acquisition and logging I think. I purchased a three sensor weather station fo..." | over 6 years ago
ecta64 "Thanks. I gotta work out a few improvements but it does seem to function quite well and gives rather accurate data. I may mount it on the Public La..." | over 6 years ago
mathew "I love this! " | over 6 years ago
ecta64 "Thanks. This balloon was latex but I likely should have replaced the string with something that would break down easier. " | about 7 years ago
mathew "awesome! great explanation, and I love the easy-listening soundtrack for the balloon ascent! remember to use biodegradable balloon string and buy ..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "another nugget: 6.2 Estimating salt concentrations using the Tala kite Vertical salt-content concentration profiles can conveniently be measured b..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "I love this piece from the Anders TALA report: 5.4 Practical advice As high school students provide an inexpensive and reliable source of kite fly..." | about 7 years ago
ecta64 "Some more TALA reports I have found across the net anders_TALA_report.pdf wasp_wind_turbine.pdf " | about 7 years ago
ecta64 "I'd be very curious about the springs. It said they included several to monitor a very large wind range. TALA's design looks like a combination of ..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "oohh.. its cool to find out they calibrated it by dragging it behind a car (checked for speed with radar) in still wind. That's a repeatable proce..." | about 7 years ago
ecta64 "Found some more .PDFs on the TALA system neal_kite.pdf kite_anemometer.pdf " | about 7 years ago
ecta64 "WOW! I'm very happy to hear you bought the system. I'm extremely interested in TALA. The manual that came with it looked very detailed and I would ..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "I can't stop getting excited about this and doing bits of research on it. the Charles Woodhouse patent governs the Approach Fish device. this thi..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "really quick search for more on the TALA system found this US army evaluation of the Fish TALA: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a097082.pdf " | about 7 years ago
mathew "I just purchased that kite. unbeatable price on a functioning kite anemometer. maybe we can dissect it and replicate it. the system was patented..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "no, I've never made such a system. I'm intensely interested in trying it though. " | about 7 years ago
ecta64 "The posts you did were fascinating. Have you ever made a complete TALA system? If so what kind of equipment does one need to procure/build? One of ..." | about 7 years ago
mathew "Yes! Really cool kite. Here is an earlier note on anemometers with a real nice thesis on the subject. http://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/2-1-2013/..." | about 7 years ago
tom "Wow, nice wind meter you have! How is it performing? " | Read more » almost 9 years ago