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  1. Thread: Water ingress

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    Yes, there was condensation evident when I pulled...

    Yes, there was condensation evident when I pulled the cap off the top of the antenna. I didn't really disassemble it any further.

    To dry it out, I left the cap off and cooked the antenna in the...
  2. Thread: Water ingress

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    No worries about bringing up an old post. I...

    No worries about bringing up an old post.

    I found I had to reseal around where the plastic outer tube goes into the metal base. (see the attached pic)

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    After that all good.

    Andrew
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    Not 100% correct - I'm running 1.15dev with...

    Not 100% correct - I'm running 1.15dev with Google maps.

    Having said that you just need to an API key for Google maps to work OK
  4. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Yes, I've been rather quiet here, FA and on the...

    Yes, I've been rather quiet here, FA and on the Faceache group as well.

    T-YSBK22 has been chugging along without any issues (apart from the leak in my antenna a while ago) so I haven't really been...
  5. Hey ABCD, I'm suffering a bit of memory loss...

    Hey ABCD,

    I'm suffering a bit of memory loss (or: basically, dopey here didn't write stuff down....)

    I know I manually added all the stuff to get the RPi Signal Level graph going ages ago on my...
  6. Thread: Water ingress

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    Had a chance this afternoon to bring the antenna...

    Had a chance this afternoon to bring the antenna (a Jetvision A3 https://shop.jetvision.de/epages/64807909.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/64807909/Products/67020) down ... not good news.

    Found water...
  7. Thread: Water ingress

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    Water ingress

    Well, it looks like I've got some water ingress into my antenna or cable somewhere. I was wondering why I had some funny stats days and now when I think about it it was days it had rained......
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  8. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Yup all ground beacons - Mascot airport, Governor...

    Yup all ground beacons - Mascot airport, Governor Phillip Tower in the CBD, MLC building in the city, ASA site up near Katoomba to name a few ...

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  9. Thread: new RPI setup

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    Mark, No worries. That seems to be the...

    Mark,

    No worries.

    That seems to be the common issue - most Pi's would appear to be shipped with only 1A supplies as you mentioned; the place I bought mine off here in Australia ship them with...
  10. Thread: new RPI setup

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    Its interesting that everyone says that you have...

    Its interesting that everyone says that you have to run the dongles off a powered USB hub.

    I've got two Pi's quite happily running with the dongles plugged straight into them and they haven't...
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    Hi Pete, Could you provide some more details...

    Hi Pete,

    Could you provide some more details of the POE adapter please? searching for it is proving fruitless ....

    Hopefully it won't be too badly priced - the only other one I have seen is the...
  12. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    ahh oklies ... I am thinking about setting up a...

    ahh oklies ... I am thinking about setting up a N54L to run ESXi for a couple of VM's (one to run probably xpenology for the NAS side of things and one for debian <cough>)




    LOL no worries......
  13. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    What model Ressy? a N54L perchance?? what made...

    What model Ressy? a N54L perchance?? what made you go down the slackware route as well?

    Cheers
  14. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Yup, 7am ADST whenthe updater script ran and...

    Yup, 7am ADST whenthe updater script ran and proceeded to crash.

    Manually updated to 1.0.16-7 after reading the various threads and we'll see what happens tomorrow.

    Happy New Year everyone.
  15. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    It appears YSBK22 has been AWOL since the 14th...

    It appears YSBK22 has been AWOL since the 14th and I haven't realised it. Haven't worked out yet was caused the feed to fail considering its been rock solid previously. My parallel FA feed didn't...
  16. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    yuuuup - had a direct strike on a palm tree next...

    yuuuup - had a direct strike on a palm tree next door - surprisingly, only thing it took out was any active ethernet port on my LAN - anything that had an active ethernet port, the port got zapped;...
  17. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Virgin VA134 in a strange holding pattern at FL10...

    Virgin VA134 in a strange holding pattern at FL10 after taking off from Sydney .... BOM radar showed some rain at that distance out to sea but nothing extraordinary ....

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    EDIT: after a...
  18. Both T-YSSY51 and T-YSSY52 here in Sydney .....

    Both T-YSSY51 and T-YSSY52 here in Sydney .....
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    Here's my adaptation of the cantenna design; from...

    Here's my adaptation of the cantenna design; from memory it was a can of pineapple pieces before it became an antenna :D

    Diameter is 80mm, sides are 90mm. Probably not the most ideal dimensions...
  20. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    SoCalBrian answered it fairly clearly in the...

    SoCalBrian answered it fairly clearly in the thread you link to:

    I believe the ground vehicles are still being Blocked/Not Shown from the FR24 boxes data from showing on the FR24 map.
    Only the...
  21. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    The co-co's can be a finicky beast - at 1090Mhz,...

    The co-co's can be a finicky beast - at 1090Mhz, a mm here or there can really effect how it works; unless you have the test gear to check it, it can be very hit and miss.

    I have to admit I took...
  22. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Hey all, I've just changed dump1090-mutability...

    Hey all,

    I've just changed dump1090-mutability to Oliver's 1.15~dev version which doesn't on-feed FA generated "synthetic MLAT" back to FR. All appears to be well as far as I can see.

    If...
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    Sticky: We have the same issue here in Sydney - T-YSSY51...

    We have the same issue here in Sydney - T-YSSY51 is feeding "synthetic" (FA generated) MLAT data to FR... and is probably oblivious to the fact.

    I really wish FlightRadar admin would get off their...
  24. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    Have just now changed it back ...... I think I...

    Have just now changed it back ...... I think I ended up feeding FR with crap :-( was showing a REX Saab340 that I know should have been a MLAT only with my radar ident.
  25. Thread: Aussie Feeders

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    If you are active over on the FA forums you will...

    If you are active over on the FA forums you will have possibly seen this:

    Piaware 2.1-3 is now available.

    The default port for multilateration results has changed

    Piaware now sends mlat...
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