April 5, 2021 in Blog

AWOS, ASOS, and Advisory Weather Stations

Often a representative of an airstrip will call us asking for an AWOS. This often leads to a discussion of their expectations, needs, and budget. AWOS and ASOS Generic terms…
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January 28, 2021 in Blog

Big-Weather Company Tries to Make Small Station

Afternoon (UTC) Presentation  I came into the office one morning at 0730 hrs (1430 UTC) to sit through a presentation by a big-business weather equipment company. They invited me to…
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December 18, 2020 in Blog

WeatherHawk Alternative

A Little History Many readers will be familiar with the work and anxiety that goes into starting and operating a small business, especially a bootstrap operation funded through the skills,…
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DyaconLive v1.19

DyaconLive is an ongoing project. We want your weather station to provide usable, actionable information.…
Eugene
July 25, 2019
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In The Dark

I've worked in cubicle environments where windows were scarce. In fact, in one job as…
Eugene
July 17, 2019
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DyaconLive

Dyacon weather stations have always been compatible with Weather Underground. This has been a low-cost…
Eugene
February 27, 2018
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MesoWest

Dyacon weather stations are now compatible with MesoWest, a weather data service developed by the…
Eugene
February 27, 2017
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When it Pours

A couple of weeks ago, I journeyed to Zion National Park for some hiking and…
Eugene
September 29, 2014
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What is SDI-12?

SDI‑12 was originally developed in 1988 for microprocessor-based environmental sensors. In 1992, the SDI‑12 documentation…
Eugene
March 4, 2014
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What is Modbus?

Modbus is a data transmission protocol developed by Modicon in 1979 for industrial control applications.…
Eugene
March 4, 2014
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Wind Tunnel Testing

With all the time and care we put into their existence, each of our products quickly becomes our…
Eugene
January 10, 2014
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Introduction

Dyacon, Inc. has turned its experience developing rugged computers into an effort of personal interest…
Eugene
August 29, 2013