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I added another sensor via the Raspberry Pi. A SGP30 CO2 & VOC sensor. The updated page now looks like the above.

It does take some time to get the sensor to reach a baseline and start reporting. I think the CO2 baseline is still too high and it doesn't move off 400ppm.

I decided to add Air Quality to my weather setup. The ideal is a Purple Air sensor but that costs $250 and even more to ship to the UK.

A bit of research shows that I can do the same using a Nova SDS011 and my Raspberry Pi. It's a very straightofward setup and the code to run and collect the data is readily available.

The challenge I had was to add code to upload the data to my website...

In March, and before then, my old weather station started doing some annoying things. Firstly it would not record rainfall consistently. Secondly the temperature readings were add odds with expectations (+/- 5C!).

It was time for an upgrade. However I wanted a weather station that still allowed me to upload to more than just Weather Underground. My old station had been customised to write to my...

This is my new (replacement) blog.

I had to swap ISP hosting providers as GoDaddy, out of the blue, had a total technical failure that they could not (or would not) solve such that my original site was totally inaccessible from the UK.

GoDaddy suggested talking to my ISP (PlusNet) but with every other item of internet working via my broadband, the ISP will not be interested.

TLDR: Godday h...

Having seen the Wunderground having been taken over by IBM and the slow depreceiation of the API and other capabilities it will...