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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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mathew "oohh.. its cool to find out they calibrated it by dragging it behind a car (checked for speed with radar) in still wind. That's a repeatable proce..." | about 9 years ago
ecta64 "Found some more .PDFs on the TALA system neal_kite.pdf kite_anemometer.pdf " | about 9 years ago
ecta64 "WOW! I'm very happy to hear you bought the system. I'm extremely interested in TALA. The manual that came with it looked very detailed and I would ..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "I can't stop getting excited about this and doing bits of research on it. the Charles Woodhouse patent governs the Approach Fish device. this thi..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "really quick search for more on the TALA system found this US army evaluation of the Fish TALA: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a097082.pdf " | about 9 years ago
mathew "I just purchased that kite. unbeatable price on a functioning kite anemometer. maybe we can dissect it and replicate it. the system was patented..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "no, I've never made such a system. I'm intensely interested in trying it though. " | about 9 years ago
ecta64 "The posts you did were fascinating. Have you ever made a complete TALA system? If so what kind of equipment does one need to procure/build? One of ..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "Yes! Really cool kite. Here is an earlier note on anemometers with a real nice thesis on the subject. http://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/2-1-2013/..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "I'm going to lift some stupidly dangerous and heavy things this weekend on the beach for fun. flying two kites with a line between them was my orig..." | Read more » about 10 years ago
RoderickRead "In one of the videos, you'll see me hoisting a heavy hammer weight in a child's school bag... Don't try this. It's daft. " | Read more » about 10 years ago
patcoyle "Thanks Roderick, I appreciate seeing the schematic. Together with the video, this really illustrates the technique. " | Read more » about 10 years ago
tom "Wow, nice wind meter you have! How is it performing? " | Read more » almost 11 years ago
patcoyle "Chris, Hadn't noted link to "We got cows." When I did I was blown away;-> " | Read more » almost 11 years ago
patcoyle "Chris, the app appears upside down on the phone. You turn the so the app screen appears upright which orients the microphone and speaker end into t..." | Read more » almost 11 years ago
cfastie "How does a 99 cent app know the wind speed? Do you have to point the camera at a flag? Dangle the phone on a string? Or does it listen until it hea..." | Read more » almost 11 years ago