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This is a page to collect resources, stories and projects related to measuring wind. See the [AS220 page](/as220) for some wind sensors! ## Questions [questions:wind] ## Related posts [notes:wind] ...


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warren "John Bognar, one of our partners on the NASA AREN project, who's worked with hot-wire and related anemometers in the past, and contributed these tw..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "The first two times I tried the Rev. P wind sensor, I also tried the Rev. C sensor. The Rev. C sensor did not work as well as the Rev. P, so I focu..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "It’s fairly straightforward to use the Modern Device Wind Sensors with either a Mini Pearl Logger or a Nano Data Logger. I had great success with t..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "@cfastie, what do you think? The AREN folks are asking us for some that'd be relatively quick to plug in and start logging on a kite, that could be..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "There's been some progress on reading live data from a sensor using audio -- see https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/02-08-2018/visualize-live-senso..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Ag8n "May not work with those sensors, but.. Many of the weather stations can be wirelessly received with an rtlsdr ( they cost about $20). The program a..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
liz "oh yes if there's any way you could explain more about how i could build one too, so that i can help test your method, that would be awesome! " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Hi, this is also really cool. I'd love to see these written up more fully as activities. You can post activities at https://publiclab.org/w/mini-ba..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
greg_george_Tufts "We are working on another design in parallel to the magnus effect design described above. We are using principles of the Allsopp Helikites, but add..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Agreed! it's so cool to see spinning. " | Read more » over 6 years ago
zengirl2 "This looks awesome @Tufts_Jumbo! " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Great! We'd love to see more photos and a video -- you can post it as an activity (you should be seeing a prompt to do this below your posts here) ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Tufts_Jumbo "Warren, we have just completed some full-scale testing. Currently we are refining and collecting data before we make any claims. We will definitely..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Tufts_Jumbo "I couldn't directly upload the video so I uploaded it to my youtube account. The link is here: https://youtu.be/22KeKzuSlDI I apologize in advance..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Tufts_Jumbo "We came across a lot of design challenges and setbacks, but my team and I have just conducted some full scale tests and we are very happy with the ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "For a /fantastic/ series by @cfastie now addressing this question, see: https://publiclab.org/tag/series:diy-wind-sensors " | Read more » over 6 years ago
zengirl2 "Would love to see this if it is posted yet! " | Read more » over 6 years ago
stevie "@cfastie do you have one of these? Any ideas on this question? " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Great -- see how, above, it is prompting you (it should, anyways) to make a step-by-step activity? You can also post one here, it's the same thing:..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Tufts_Jumbo "We are currently working on building a model that can be flight tested. Hopefully we will be able to post a video by next week and we will make ins..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Whoa, this is very cool! Have you done flight tests with these? I'd love to see some build instructions for either of these -- thanks for reporting..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
Tufts_Jumbo "That is a great question! I am part of a design team at Tufts University and we are looking into the problem of small balloon stabilization in ligh..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
liz "Courtesy of this terrible Hurricane Season 2017, here's the wind speed categories for hurricanes, as told through cats, for your enjoyment: " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "It would be fun to try an Aeropod. I couldn't find any details about the instruments, but it looks like an awesome contraption to fly. " | Read more » almost 7 years ago