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Missing Data And Script Error

Due to temporarily failed hardware (reason for that currently being unknown), there is data missing from database between March 6, 2020 at 7.30pm and March 7, 2020 at 6pm. This revealed a bug in the script that displays the minimum and maximum values of the current month on the front page. Minimum Barometer value was...

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It’s snowing!

This would hardly be any breaking news in Finland at this time of year, but during this winter and on these latitudes it now is. Station Master had switched of the rain collector heater to save electricity, but switched it now back on. Rain measurement will be slightly delayed, though. Maybe it would be a...

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Flightradar24 Statistics

Flightradar24 receiver (code name F-EFTU7) has been online at WS Nagu a bit over a week now. Radar sees typically 40-60 aircraft at any given moment and detection radius is about 250 nautical miles (463 km). Receiver has followed about 700 planes daily. Detection range to all directions reveals that receiver antenna location at WS...

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Current Rain Rate Fixed

A while ago, Station Master added Current Rain Rate back under Rainfall gauge. Just today, he noticed rate showing 0.0 mm/h though it was raining quite much. Reason was simple. There was a typo in code parsing the XML containing weather data. You know, for computers, “R” and “r” are completely different letters. Well, parsing...

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WS Blogs, Facebook and Twitter

Until now, the main channel of communicating what is going on at Weather Station Nagu has been station’s Facebook pages. As of now, Station Master has decided change this slightly: all posts are written in Weather Station’s Blog and shared to Facebook and Twitter from there. This way these posts are available to those visitors...

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