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How to build your own weather station. Photos show how to build an anemometer to measure wind speed. Built from milk cartons and paper cups.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1978 (v.68#4) pg. 40

Sonic anemometry for the hobbyist utilizes a microcomputer to determine wind speed and direction. Schematics and programs to build a computerized sonic anemometer.
BYTE Jul 1979 (v.4#7) pg. 120

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

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

Wind monitor. Build a microprocessor-based wind vane and anemometer with a peak gust memory. Est. cost: $360 (kit).
ELECTRONICS NOW Aug 1995 (v.66#8) pg. 57

Build a solid-state wind-speed indicator. A self-heating transistor measures wind speed by applying King's Law of forced-air cooling.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1997 (v.68#11) pg. 46

Build a wind speed and chill factor meter. Measures winds up to 50 mph and shows the equivalent chill factor. Totally solid state device has no moving parts to wear out.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1975 (v.15#1) pg. 31

Accurate, easy-to-wire, anemometer uses ICs and LED readout.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1976 (v.16#1) pg. 45

Dual peak/current anemometer displays both the current windspeed and the highest gust measured. May also be configured for use as a peak-reading speedometer or tachometer. Est. cost: $40.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Fall 1984 (v.2#2) pg. 39

Measuring the movement (flow) of air. (1) Cup anemometer. (2) Hot-wire anemometer.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1985 (v.2#2) pg. 66

Build your own wind-monitoring station, a high-quality anemometer and direction vane. The indicator gauges are mounted inside the house.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 176

Build a portable anemometer (wind-speed indicator) using only a small motor, a propeller and a voltmeter.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1981 (v.19#2) pg. 109

Build an anemometer that uses a simple DC motor as an electrical generator. Voltage levels are converted to wind speed by an electronic circuit and then displayed on LEDs.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 37

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

Homemade remote sensors for your home weather station. Includes anemometor, wind vane, rain gauge and hygrometer.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1981 (v.52#11) pg. 78

Air-motion detector (wind detector or wind sensor) circuit.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1983 (v.54#2) pg. 76

Anemometer (wind gauge) has a large, easy-to-read meter scale measuring 0-30 mph or 0-90mph. Est. cost: $30.
SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS [1] Apr-May 1970 (v.28#2) pg. 29

Weather station includes barometer, anemometer, windvane and hygrometer. Est. cost: $6.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1964 (v.35#8) pg. 57

Home computer weather station measures wind speed and temperature. Build an anemometer from PVC pipe fittings. Build electronic anemometer and temperature circuits to send data to your computer. Est. cost: $50 (kit).
SCIENCE PROBE! Nov 1990 (v.1#1) pg. 18
Added Info SCIENCE PROBE! Apr 1991 (v.1#2) pg. 101 (Expanded PC interface)
Correction SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1991 (v.1#3) pg. 119

Experiments with wind. (1) How to construct a pendulum anemometer using a celluloid protractor, a spirit level and a table-tennis ball. (2) How to demonstrate the mechanism of violent whirlwinds using an electric fan, a vacuum cleaner and a shallow pan of water.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1971 (v.225#4) pg. 108

Measuring low wind speeds in tight places. Building and using a thermal anemometer which determines wind velocity based on the degree to which flowing air cools a heated piece of metal.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1995 (v.273#5) pg. 98