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ESP8266 Weather, Final Test – Step 2.2

Wow how time flies. I can’t believe a whole year has passed since the Weather Station Beta test. Well I learned many things with the Beta that needed to be addressed. I’ve been spending most of my time modifying the Avatar Framework  and solving the weather station hardware issues and haven’t been keeping up with sharing on the Web.

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ESP8266 Weather, Beta Up and Running – Step 2.1

Hi all, and welcome back for another installment of the Avatar ESP8266 weather station project. Well after all the board design, sub module interface design and assembling the boards its time to take it for a test drive. I’ve been busy lately and the beta test started on Memorial Day weekend but I’m just catching up with articles now,

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ESP8266 Weather, Guage IRQ Debounce – Step 1.7

Welcome back once again, this should conclude the Step 1 series as we will have covered all the weather station algorithm prototyping topics. Today’s discussion is on how to count the switch contact closures for both the rain and wind speed gauges. The Sparkfun Photon Weather shield connected to the optional weather gauges is setup to create pulses to represent rainfall and wind speed.

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ESP8266 Weather, Counter Timers and Time – Step 1.6

Alright tech fans it’s time to press on with this weather station project. I know the last two articles we have been discussing a lot of gritty details and binary numbers. Now its time to leverage some of that stuff like rollovers and LSB values grater than one to help us keep track of time.

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