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Known Issues with Gauge Data Rain Gauge: GPM Precipitation Science Research Facility

Known Issues with Gauge Data


December 2015

December 4, 2015

Rubber band on Gauge B impeding flow. One tip on Gauge B at this time. 

November 2015

November 17, 2015

Site 15 Silva Rd: Changed IP address

October 2015

October 27, 2015

Site 13 Menning Farm: Platform was nudged. Could have been from the horses on the 

property. Possible false tips when this occured.

August 2015

August 27, 2014

Site 14 Fairmount Landfill: GPS was unscrewed from gauge platform. Unsure of effect to data.

July 2015

July 24, 2015

NASA0002 Sigrist Farm: Can on gauge had fallen off. Can was tightened and screws replaced. 

June 2015

June 26, 2015

NASA0007 Gerlach: Gauge A has a huge bias. Lots of dirt located in the funnel. Cleaned 

and now is reporting.

June 16, 2015

NASA0008 Williams St Well: Gauges not sending packets. Reset black box and ran test 

packet successfully.

June 6, 2015

NASA0011 YMCA: Gauge A not tipping. Rubber band still on gauge. 

June 4, 2015

NASA0001 Lowes: Gauge A's bucket is not tipping. Off pivots. Tightened pivots and is 

now reporting correctly.

May 2015

May 21, 2015

NASA0001 Lowes: Both gauges were removed for calibration and replaced on May 27, 2015.

April 2015

April 28, 2015

NASA0021 James East: Gauge A's was tipped off of the gauge.

February 2015

February 3, 2015

NASA0018 Plywood Plant: Replaced a dead battery

January 2015

January 15, 2015

Dead battery was swapped out.

January 6, 2015

NASA0010 Lankford Farm: Dead battery was swapped out.

January 6, 2015

NASA0001 Lowes: Battery was dead and was replaced. 

January 6, 2015

NASA0024 Doc Johnson: Replaced a dead battery on platform.