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Haha said the moon …

Haha said the moon and did hide behind the clouds. In the Philippines the moon eclipse should have been seen at sunset. But over most of the islands the moon did hide behind clouds....

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Inside the LW301

Yesterday I wrote about my hunt with the Wireshark to discover the secrets of the Oregon Scientific LW301 weather station. I got somehow stuck by  the behavior of this little bugger. Chatting UDP and...

Typhoons 2014-09 0

Typhoons – still lucky Philippines

Typhoon season 2014 started in April with Tropical Storm PEIPAH / Domeng. Since then already 17 cyclones crossed over the waters of the northwestern Pacific.  Only 2 Typhoons and 5 Tropical Depressions (TD) or Tropical Storms (TS) crossed the...

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Shark hunt on LW301

Shark hunt? As a passionate diver, shark hunt is an absolute “no-go” for me. But as a networker I love to go hunting with a shark – with the Wireshark. Wireshark is one of the...

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Typhoon Phanfone now Category 4

Typhoon Phanfone:  Short weather update Typhoon Phanfone is now of Category 4. It is still moving northwest but will not touch the Philippine islands. Wind speed is now over 70 m/s (135 kt). Typhoon Phanfone is...

Weather 2014-10-02 0

Typhoon Phanfone enhances Habagat

Typhoon Phanfone is developing and still moves west-northwest at 24 km/h. This typhoon may enter PAR (Philippine Area of Responsibilty) at its north-eastern corner. The typhoon will not hit the Philippine islands. The animated...

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Flying pig

Flying pig in Dumaguete. I just got this picture from Ronald. As weather is fine and no other problems disturb my quiet day, I post this picture. Always happy landing …  😆