The CAT 200 will interface with a Peet Brothers WX station.
The problem is when you use the controller for the WX station, all other
functionality is gone. It no longer functions as a repeater controller. It
doesn't support any macros or scheduler, so you have to rely on another
controller (or user) to send dtmf to it, such as a weather report at the top
of the hour.
It might be nice to see the WX/Peet Brothers function added to a more
upscale CAT controller.
If the machine is "solid" RF wise, you might consider upgrading the
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 13:53:33 -0000
From: "capvan1" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Weather station and repeater
I am the new repeater trustee for our club, the Connecticut Valley FM
I am investigating a project to replace our aging Spectrum repeater on top
of Mt. Ascutney,
here in Vermont. It's a very basic set-up, but is showing it's age.
I would REALLY like to implement a weather reporting feature, but have been
unable to find
any information. Davis instruments and Peet have not been very helpful with
the nuts and
bolts of this proposal. They both say they have the equipment, but no real
The site is not accessible from Nov. 1 to about April 1st. It is a
commercial site so we are
connected to their generator for emergency power. No telephone connection.
ANY information, links, etc. would be greatly appreciated. I've only had my
general ticket for
a couple of years and all this is new to me.
73 and Thanks!
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