[wxqc] Rain Sensor With No Moving Parts

Victor Engel brillig at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 17:52:12 CDT 2011


Yes, but a tipping bucket whose unit of measure (I left that part out)
is 0.01" measures nothing at all that is less than 0.01". It was meant
as a joke.

Victor

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Paul Grace <paulgrace at lookoutranch.com> wrote:
> >From the FAQ: "The Hydreon Rain Gauge is not as accurate as a properly
> maintained Tipping Bucket in ideal conditions.  "
>
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> [mailto:wxqc-bounces at lists.gladstonefamily.net] On Behalf Of Victor Engel
> Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 14:35
> To: Discussion of weather data quality issues
> Subject: Re: [wxqc] Rain Sensor With No Moving Parts
>
> For 0 to 0.01 inch, it measures more accurately than a tipping bucket. :)
>
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Ted Lum
> <gladstonefamily45.net at tedlum.com> wrote:
>> No. You get what you pay for. That thing is for detecting rain, not for
>> measuring it... yea I know what it says.
>>
>> On 10/27/2011 5:00 PM, Jim Lill wrote:
>>>
>>> is $99 a hobbyist price? Then see:
>>> http://www.rainsensors.com/tipping_bucket.php
>>>
>>
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