How does it work?

The basic idea is very simple. Set up a weather station on the mountain top. More…

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Kirikabu-yama – 伐株山

Mino-san – 耳納山

Ajara-yama – あじゃら山

Kotohira-dake – 琴平岳

Uono-yama – 魚野山

Yatake-yama – 矢岳山

Raizan – 雷山

Katsuragi-yama – 葛城山

Katsuragi-yama East – 東葛城山

OKbokujyou – OK牧場

Saruba-yama – 猿葉山

  • 長崎フリーフライトはクラブの総会でインターネットの受信機の件が終了となりました。残念ですね。また、山の所へ携帯受信機で受信が出来ます。

Terayama – 寺山

Ryuumonzan – 龍門山

Santousan – 三頭山

  • 10月予定、工事中です

Mizunomaru – 水の丸山

  • 10月予定、工事中です

Takayama – 高山

  • 10月予定、工事中です

Mikamoyama – みかも山

Oohirayama – 大平山

Hokureizan – 北嶺山

Kirara – 雲母峰

Nakatsumine – 中津峯

Kuratake – 倉岳

Kamui – 神居山

How does it work?

The basic idea is very simple. Set up a weather station on the mountain top. Weather station checks the weather (wind, temperature) every 5 or 10 minutes and reports the conditions over a radio link to the club house or other places.

We use low-power medium-range data communication equipment, so maximum distance is about 4-5 kilometers and the direct line of sight is required. 4-5 kilometers is not really that far, but most club-houses fall within this range and we have to conserve the battery power. If you need the extra range, there's a high power option available.

If your place is hidden behind the mountain, you probably won't be able to receive current weather.

Because wind conditions are measured every few minutes (not every hour, like most other weather services), we can really see the dynamics of the wind change and even estimate the thermic conditions. For example, if the wind reads 1-4-2-3-4-1-2, it's possible that real wind speed is about 2.5m/s and there are strong thermals about +2m/s coming from time to time.

calm and thermic wind

First picture shows a calm evening breeze, the second one – a strong mid-day wind gust.