Solar Powered Cellular Weather Station

By on January 6, 2020
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Measure wind, rain, temperature, humidity, and light in remote locations using ThingSpeak, Particle, and the Sentient Things IoT Node.

This project describes the latest generation of a weather station used by the ThingSpeak team at MathWorks (see ThingSpeak Weather Station & Data Analysis for an earlier version).

This weather station provides the following improvements:

  • Optional solar power for locations without power
  • Easily repeatable and maintainable packaging and electronics based on the Sentient Things IoT Node
  • Updated firmware with micro SD card data logging, store and forwarding of data to overcome communication outages, and optional automatic ThingSpeak channel creation

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About Emanuele Signoretta

Studying electronics and communication engineering at Politecnico di Torino. Electronics, IT and Open Source enthusiast.

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