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Predict the weather with simple instruments.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1963 (v.53#2) pg. 63

How to make a home weather center. A look at the equipment you will need, most of which you can make, including a wind vane, hygrometer, sling psychrometer, and a rain gauge. Includes a Beaufort scale wind velocity chart and a wet and dry bulb hygrometer humidity chart.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1975 (v.65#3) pg. 52

How to build a simple weather station and keep track of weather information.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1984 (v.74#3) pg. 44

Graphic input of weather data. Includes a BASIC program to use the Bit Pad digitizer for entering data into a computer.
BYTE Jul 1979 (v.4#7) pg. 16

Schematic for interfacing a digital anemometer to an S-100 computer.
BYTE Dec 1980 (v.5#12) pg. 318

Hurricane tracking program for computer written in NorthStar BASIC.
BYTE Jul 1981 (v.6#7) pg. 120

Build a computerized weather station. Utilizes the wind sensors which come with the Heathkit ID-1890 Digital Wind Computer ($195).
BYTE Feb 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 38
Added Info BYTE May 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 300
Added Info BYTE Nov 1984 (v.9#12) pg. 52

Build an anemometer and other remote sensing projects which use the cassette interface as an input port on the TRS-80 Color Computer and Model III.
BYTE May 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 162

Apple FAX: Weather maps on a video screen. With a simple converter circuit and a driver program, you can display facsimile weather maps on your Apple computer.
BYTE Jun 1984 (v.9#6) pg. 146

Simple wooden wall plaque holds a circular barometer and thermometer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 38

Weather station. Build a computer-controlled weather-monitoring station. Devices include an anemometer, wind vane, rain gauge, temperature and humidity sensor, and barometer. Data is supplied to computer via the Experimenter I/O board. Part 1.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1993 (v.64#10) pg. 31

Weather station. Part 2.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1993 (v.64#11) pg. 40
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1994 (v.65#2) pg. 17

How to make a gemstone case for a barometer and a clock.
GEMS & MINERALS #496 Feb 1979 pg. 39

Gem cutter's weather station is fashioned from a piece of marble cut into a 3.5" cube. Barometer, hygrometer, and thermometer are installed in three faces.
GEMS & MINERALS #517 Nov 1980 pg. 96

How to use a TV or radio to detect a nearby tornado.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 14

How to build a digital weather center from kits.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 61

Decorative desk-top rack holds three circular weather gauges. The base is walnut and the gauge support is aluminum. A simple wood-and-metal project for school class.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1980 (v.69#2) pg. 44

HURRICANE. A computer program written in BASIC will help you track the direction of a hurricane relative to your location.

Use a computer and the method of finite differences (difference calculus) to spot and correct incorrect data. Includes a difference calculus program applied to wind-chill data.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #56 Aug 1981 (v.5#8) pg. 152

Little gem weather forecasting program for the TRS-80 computer. Written in BASIC. Forecast is based on human observation rather than instruments.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #57 Sep 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 154

How to interface a PET computer to a Pioneer video disk player. Use the resulting system for computer-aided video instruction. Includes an interactive weather program written in BASIC.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING Jan 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 102

Home weather station. Four-sided table-top station, 6"x6"x8", contains a barometer, thermometer, humiguide and a battery-powered clock. Brass eagle finial adds to the station's Early American style.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #513 Feb 1971 (v.67) pg. 106

Computer program written in BASIC to calculate the wind chill temperature.
MICROCOMPUTING #83 Nov 1983 (v.7#11) pg. 38

Smart weather monitor. A expandable, stand-alone multifunction MCU-based real-world instrument that automatically records temperatures, time of sunrise/sunset, time of rainfall, etc. Built around a 6803 microprocessor. Part 1.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 14

Smart weather monitor. Part 2. Construction details for the CPU and display modules.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 48

Smart weather monitor. Part 3. Theory of A/D memory expansion and keyboard modules.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 52

Smart weather monitor. Part 4. Construction of A/D memory expansion and keyboard modules, sensor/cable fabrication, and chassis work.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 41

Smart weather monitor. Part 5. How to use and variations on the basic project.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 36

Tip: How to use your TV set as a tornado detector.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 22

Electronic device senses an approaching thunderstorm at about a 50 mile distance. Senses any violent weather disturbance.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1969 (v.31#1) pg. 47

Electronic circuit is used in conjunction with an inexpensive AM radio to signal the approach of thunderstorms.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1975 (v.7#4) pg. 68

Build a SFERIC-level monitor. Monitor the electromagnet noise in the atmosphere caused by thunderstorms. Used in conjunction with an AM radio, this device provides a relative measure of overall electrical activity in a thunderstorm. Est. cost: $30.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 33

Weather circuits. (1) Rain detector. (2) Anemometer. (3) Advanced water detector. (4) Wind vane.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 67

Vacation home monitoring. How to set up a PC-based weather data-collection system at a remote location which can be accessed by telephone and used to visually (by video) examine the outdoor weather, check temperature, etc. Part 1. Background and non-technical aspect of the system.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Nov 1998 (v.3#5) pg. 53

Vacation home monitoring. Part 2. Technical aspects.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Jan 1999 (v.3#6) pg. 51

Banjo Barometer. A home weather station that includes a barometer, a hygrometer and a thermometer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1970 (v.134#1) pg. 150

Colonial style wall-mounted weather station features barometer, temperature and humidity gauges mounted in wooden plaques suspended with chains from a decorative federal eagle plaque. Est. cost: $21.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 130

Make your own weather predictions. Weather chart can help predict tomorrow's weather. Description of weather instruments you can buy also included along with tips on their use.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1983 (v.159#3) pg. 96

A desktop weather station. Mahogany plaque has three brass-rimmed instruments (barometer/thermometer, a hygrometer and a clock).
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1997 (v.174#10) pg. 93

Home-built weather station features anemometer, weather vane, temperature and humidity reading devices.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1965 (v.187#2) pg. 116

Guide to weather instruments. A look at what is available, what they measure, and how to use the data in predicting the weather.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1975 (v.207#6) pg. 90

Wall ornament is a replica of a ship's wheel and features a barometer or thermometer in the center. Primarily a lathe project. Requires making a large segmented ring from which to turn the outer wheel.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 58, Insert

The home weather station. A look at microclimates, setting up a recording station, building an instrument shelter, taking and recording readings, etc.
SCIENCE PROBE! Apr 1991 (v.1#2) pg. 73

Outdoor temperature, humidity, wind speed and wind direction are displayed on an indoor panel with this homebuilt weather station. Est. cost: $50.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jun 1972 (v.226#6) pg. 122

Measuring the 1994 annual solar eclipse. Tips on measuring meteorological changes which take place during a solar eclipse (atmospheric pressure, temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and sunlight intensity).
SKY & TELESCOPE Jan 1994 (v.87#1) pg. 102

How to take advantage of CompuServe's (Columbus, OH) on-line aviation weather service with $745 worth of computer equipment.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1985 (v.34#3) pg. 43

How to be your own weatherman. A guide to devices that help you record and predict the weather and tips on good record-keeping.
SUNSET Nov 1987 (v.179#5) pg. 237

Swiss-style chip carving. An introduction to the basics. Includes instructions for carving the frame of a weather station that holds a thermometer, hygrometer and barometer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 44

A timely weather watcher. A "Corian" and wood frame in the shape of an hourglass holds both a circular clock movement and a circular barometer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 54, Insert

Case for a 3" diameter clock and thermometer is basically a mitered frame that holds two panels in which purchased instruments are installed. A burl veneer is used to decorate the panels.
WOODSMITH #33 May-Jun 1984 pg. 18

School weather station. Build a simple wind vane, rain gauge, sunrise and angle-of-sun charts, etc.
WOODWORKER #1025 Apr 1979 (v.83) pg. 194 (+4)

Wooden "anchor" holds a round thermometer (or other round weather instrument) in this wall-hung plaque.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 21

Weather station. Wall-hung plaque features a carved eagle on the top, followed by a thermometer, hygrometer and barometer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 38

Ship's wheel weather station. Make a ship's wheel from scrap wood and use it to frame a circular thermometer, barometer, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1982 (v.6#3) pg. 30

How to build a banjo-shaped weather station that includes a hygrometer, barometer, thermometer and a decorative mirror.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1974 (v.30#4) pg. 32