Mangrove Mike's Blog
Thursday 2nd February 2023
Here is a webhook version of a Node-Red flow to take data from your RAPT devices and push to your MQTT server.
Need to do the following steps
1. Set up your Node-Red Flowmore
Monday 30th January 2023
Here is the node-red flow. It was done polling the API so I will re-do using the webhook but at least its a start. You need to install and run it once to determine the ID of your pill - that's the top section of the flow. Just turn the message on. Then put the ID into the first node of the second section (my pill is called Old Yella). See how... more
Sunday 26th February 2017
Tuesday 19th January 2016
After months and months of ongoing issues with my Davis Station Vantage Pro 2, I decided to bite the bullet and purchase a new IIS motherboard from DavisNet. I tried new capacitors with the old board but still had problems - it wouldn't hold a charge overnight.
The board can be seen (and purchased) from DavisNet.more
Tuesday 22nd January 2013
A few months ago I successfully achieved the goal of publishing my weather station data to my local MQTT server. Now I had to decide what I was going to do with it.
Tuesday 11th December 2012
Friday 7th December 2012
Over the last couple of weeks I have been writing a MQTT to COSM bridge. Unfortunately (I think because of COSM) it has only been staying up and running for a few hours at a time.
My original code is here:
Thanks for Mosquitto... more
Tuesday 30th October 2012
I've just written a WeatherCat to MQTT bridge using the excellent WeatherCat Applescript interface.
MQTT allows lightweight publish and subscribe functionality and is used for process control, Arduino projects and lots of other fun things. The bridge I've written uses the open source MQTT tool Mosquitto... more
Monday 13th August 2012
Last Friday we set a Wind Record of 76 km/h at our weather station at Merewether. I estimate that about 20 minutes after this record wind the rain collector of the Vantage Vue blew away! (It's the big black bit on the attached photo).
It's pretty big, about the size of a 4 litre paint tin, and is held into place with 4 plastic lugs... more
Saturday 12th May 2012