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It’s Alive!

   This is a Fisher Porter Weighing Precipitation Gauge. From the serial number I think it was manufactured in 1967.  One of my stations this year is due for an upgrade but recently (and just a few months before we … Continue reading

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We Built Another Weather StationĀ 

The old Edmonton Municipal Airport is about to become the Blatchford neighbourhood. I don’t really know too many details about that. One side effect of this change was that the old aviation weather system had its power and phone cut … Continue reading

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In Progress

The Geonor 1/2 built and the Stevenson Screen waiting to be started

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Geonor

My job was to install the all weather precipitation gauge. I did it all by myself except the parts I had help with.

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Ranfurley

Wednesday I went along to help install the sensors which will make up the new weather station in Ranfurley where we laid the cable last week. There is a bit more to do but we made a lot of progress. … Continue reading

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After

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Back to Work

Last week saw my return to work. After a couple of days of arguing with HR and IT I got my computer and admin (mostly) sorted out so Friday I got to go help lay the cable for a new … Continue reading

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Our Officially Healthy Baby

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Lessons from Andy

Whoever said they sleep 17 to 20 hours a day was lying, so was whoever said newborn poo doesn’t smell. My baby makes all kinds of sound effects including growls, squeaks and spaceship crashes. I hope mine isn’t the only … Continue reading

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