[MLB-WIRELESS] Debugging 915mhz weather station?

Tony Langdon, VK3JED vk3jed at vkradio.com
Sun Mar 21 11:55:59 EST 2010

At 10:31 AM 3/21/2010, Mike Everest wrote:

>My guess, though, would be that the transmitter 
>is probably OK, but the receiver may be 
>damaged.  Being a weather station, it is 
>obviously intended to be mounted in a reasonably 
>high place outdoors – thus susceptible to 
>lightning damage.  And lightning damage usually 
>affects the receiver systems - they go ‘deaf’ ;-)
>The only way to test /that/ would be to run 
>diagnostics on the receiver circuitry – so apart 
>from getting out your CRO, there’s probably not 
>much you can do that swap out the radio systems with new components ;-)

I have one of these, though not tested yet.  The 
receiver is designed to be indoors, the transmitter is meant to be outdoors.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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