WH1080 WeatherStation with arduino and WeeWX

WH1080 Weather station mounted on roof

The Fine Offset WH1080 Weather Station (available at Clas OhlsonMaplin Electronics and numerous other places) is a low-cost, easy to use wireless weather station that transmits data over
868Mhz and can easily be decoded using an RFM12B chip and an Arduino.

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Embedded Read-only Root on Raspberry Pi and Odroid


My main home automation controller runs on an Odroid U3 (bought from pollin.de).  Additionally I have a number of Raspberry Pi devices performing various duties around the home.

One of the most important features of an embedded system is that it doesn’t fail or need maintenance because of a power failure or an update etc.  This article explains how to run debian wheezy on these
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