Rain Gauge Repair / Service

A project log for Low Power High Accuracy Weather Station

'Professional' wind instruments are mounted high on a pole in an exposed location with LoRa data transmission

Tegwyn☠TwmffatTegwyn☠Twmffat 03/12/2019 at 12:480 Comments

From memory, the rain gauge is now about 2 years old and, today, the reed switch failed :( . Fortunately, it's quite easy to repair by soldering in a new switch:

The replacement part is a Cynergy3 TRA291G/20-30

... And there's a couple of things to watch out for: