About This Station

This station is powered by a home made WeatherDuino-Pro2 weather station.The DIY hardaware and software were featured, and supplied by the owner of this site, for the series of acticles in the Silicon Chip Magazine Sample of which is here (All articles can be downloaded for a small fee from there also)

The data is reveived on the WeatherDuino-Pro2 receiver and sent to the server every few seconds and the website is updated in near realtime. This site and its data is collected using CumulusMX Software. The station is comprised of an anemometer, a rain gauge and a thermo-hydro sensor situated in optimal positions for a trade off of accessibility with accuracy.

About This Location

Conder is a suburb of Tuggeranong. Tuggeranong is in turn a district of Canberra. Canberra is the Capital city of Australia. It's called the bush capital due to the amount of vegetation surrounding it. It isn't uncommon to see Kangaroos running around.

The name Tuggeranong is derived from a Ngunnawal (the local Aboriginal tribe) expression meaning "cold place". This it is a cold place in winter, with the hills and mountains sometimes being blanketed with snow. In summer, it can be hotter than hell with temperatures reaching the low to mid 40's (deg C) occasionally .

About This Website

The webserver is powered by Hamsters running on a wheel. They take shifts to keep the wheel turning. The Hamsters do sometimes go on strike and in turn the server goes offline. Usually giving them poke gets them moving again.

This site is a template design by CarterLake.org with PHP conversion by Saratoga-Weather.org.
Special thanks go to Kevin Reed at TNET Weather for his work on the original Carterlake templates, and his design for the common website PHP management.
Special thanks to Mike Challis of Long Beach WA for his wind-rose generator, Theme Switcher and CSS styling help with these templates.
Special thanks go to Ken True of Saratoga-Weather.org for the AJAX conditions display, dashboard and integration of the TNET Weather common PHP site design for this site.

Template is originally based on Designs by Haran.

This template is XHTML 1.0 compliant. Validate the XHTML and CSS of this page.

No Hamsters were harmed in the production of this web page ;)