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Watson W8681 weather station feeding data to WUnderground via a Raspberry Pi

Install Raspbian on your Pi. In the setup process go to Advanced and enable SSH. Also, set it to boot to the command line rather than the desktop – you should be able to run this headless. Do some basic maintenance sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo rpi-update sudo reboot Install Python sudo apt-get […]

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Building an APRS iGate using a Raspberry Pi and a TV tuner dongle

I’ve been messing around with APRS – the¬†Automatic Packet Reporting System – for some time now and had noticed an absence of coverage in my local area. The end¬†goal of APRS is to feed packets (which might be position data, weather reports, messages or other information) to the APRS-IS (which can be viewed at aprs.fi), […]