Homemade Wind Station

With a few hours of tinkering and some readily available parts you can build your own homemade wind instruments.



068 homemade wind instruments - anemometer and vane
When all is assembled, your wind instruments will look like this.
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The anemometer's motor assembly.
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Ping-pong balls act as "wings" in you anemometer.
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The needle meter in the middle measures wind speed, the outer circle of lights indicate wind direction. 
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068 homemade wind instruments - anemometer diagram
Schematic wiring diagram for the anemometer.
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068 homemade wind instruments - vane diagram
Schematic wiring diagram for the wind vane.
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