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    Alessandro Del Prete (Edited )

    Thanks for the heads-up. I updated it now. But from what I read you had the old version too and the behaviour was different vs mine.

    BTW: uploading files to RM via browser is still flawed. I double checked the file via SSH, and it contains strange EOL characters due to the badly designed upload process.So I replaced it via SSH.

    I had to download it via wget from my website. I couldn't even wget from https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pjpeartree/rainmachine-gw1000/master/gw1000-parser.py because RM doesn't have ssl support and you can't use opkg to add it. So I always wget from my server and then wget from rainmachine and my server, to avoid ssl.

    I can't understand why it's so difficult to fix these simple things that lead to a bad user experience...

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    RainMachine Nicholas

    In our tests with Chrome/Firefox (Mac/Linux) the upload works correctly. We have tested manually on Windows 10 with Chrome and it was working correctly when the uploaded file had .txt extension. 

     

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    Alessandro Del Prete

    I didn't rename it to .txt, I uploaded with .py extension and found extra CR characters at EOL. I'll try with .txt.

    It would be good if we could wget from https urls too. I find it easier to upload files to RM.

    Thanks for the feedback Nicholas.

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    PedroJorgePereira

    Hi all,

    I do confirm that the release of #20201005 fixes the daily rain accumulation issue.

    Also, today I have published another improvement related to sensor observations with an integer value.

    Please update your parser with the latest version: https://github.com/pjpeartree/rainmachine-gw1000

     

    Changelog:

    # 20201024

    - Cast observation value to float to perform the average calculations.

     - Remove unused import rmGetStartOfDayUtc.

     

    Thank you all for the valuable feedback. The parser now is pretty stable in terms of sensor readings and reporting.

     

    My goal now is to work on an improved version that:

    • Collects data in a background manner (using threads).
    • Increase the parserInterval to 1 hour or more, instead of 60 seconds.
    • Reduce the number of writes in the rainmachine database, at the moment it reports data every minute.

    Regards,

    Pedro

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    Alessandro Del Prete

    Thank you Pedro. Updated now to latest version. Looking forward to the improvements.

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    Rasmus Ekman

    Super interesting. I was looking into using something like GitHub - bachya/ecowitt2mqtt: A small web server to send data from Ecowitt devices to an MQTT Broker to get not only weather data, but also soil moisture values. I have a rainmachine for the local control, and Ecowitt GW1000 seemed like a good "partner" in that sense.

     

    I was wondering if anybody had any thoughts on using these moisture sensors to improve time adjustment per zone (e.g. avoid over watering). I can easily pull in the data into home assistant, and then I started thinking about how to tie things up with rainmachine. Seeing as this project seems at least similar, any thoughts?

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    PedroJorgePereira

    Hi @Rasmus Ekman,

    The parser can be easily extended to use additional sensors (16th soil moisture and temperature sensors), the current code is ignoring them.

    The parser is ignoring them because the Rainmachine controller does not have relevant usage for these sensors, per my knowledge.

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    Alessandro Del Prete

    @Rasmus: I'm using HA with this integration: garbled1/homeassistant_ecowitt: Ecowitt Weather Station integration for homeassistant (github.com)

    I'm also in contact with the dev (see the issues section there, with active conversations) to improve/add functionalities.

    The idea of integrating soil sensors with zones' runtime is an old topic, unfortunately RM doesn't provide that kind of function yet, I wish they would, so we could feed data of soil sensors through Pedro's integration, but that can't be done yet.

    What could be done though is this: if RM integration in HomeAssistant would provide the ability to get/set runtime per zone, we could use HA to dynamically set those, based on ecowitt's soil sensor. So basically what's missing now in RM logic, could be achieved through HomeAssistant.

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    BB

    Hey Pedro,

    any luck with the following enhancements?  

    My RainMachine occasionally gets stuck at 100% CPU utilization, so I would be interested in these features.

    • Collects data in a background manner (using threads).
    • Increase the parserInterval to 1 hour or more, instead of 60 seconds.
    • Reduce the number of writes in the rainmachine database, at the moment it reports data every minute.

     

    Thanks

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    weatherzone83

    Has this been tested with GW1100BU model? I see on the website that GW1000 model is discontinued

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    Alessandro Del Prete

    I don't think they changed the API. It should work.

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    weatherzone83

    I am looking for a local weather station I can feed the RainMachine with and Ecowitt came as a high contender, especially since it is modular and does not require upload to the Internet. I somewhat dislike the idea of pushing data out from my home only to get it back via API.

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    Alessandro Del Prete

    I understand. I have all the Ecowitt ecosystem (almost all sensors and the WS80 station) and I also have a WeatherFlow Tempest. They're both highly recommended. And you can do what you need with both, there are parsers for both of them.

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    weatherzone83

    Welcome back :)

    I got my sensors installed and ready for integration with the RainMachine but ran into problem uploading the script into the GUI. I usually run into the same problem, looking at the logs it is special characters lurking somewhere (???). I downloaded the code from GitHub and did not mess with it.

    The issue is present under FF and Chrome alike. Any clues?

    2021-08-10 10:45:33,111 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:45:33,113 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - invalid syntax (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 265)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 265
        b'\x52': (self._ignore55:53"}, "dailyValues": [{"day": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "hourlyValues": [{"hour": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "temperature": 17.949999999999999, "minTemperature": 15.56, "maxTemperature": 35, "rh": 17, "minRh": 11, "maxRh": 45, "wind": 2.3700000000000001, "solarRad": null, "skyCover": null, "rain": null, "et0": null, "pop": 0, "qpf": 0, "condition": 25, "pressure": null, "dewPoint": 1.3899999999999999}]}]}]}
                                ^
    SyntaxError: invalid syntax
    2021-08-10 10:45:33,121 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:45:35,195 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:45:35,197 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - invalid syntax (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 266)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 266
        
        ^
    SyntaxError: invalid syntax
    2021-08-10 10:45:35,205 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:45:41,738 - INFO  - rmMainManager:239 - Upgrade checked.
    2021-08-10 10:47:21,841 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:47:21,844 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - invalid syntax (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 267)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 267
        ": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "hourlyValues": [{"hour": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "temperature": 17.949999999999999, "minTemperature": 15.56, "maxTemperature": 35, "rh": 17, "minRh": 11, "maxRh": 45, "wind": 2.3700000000000001, "solarRad": null, "skyCover": null, "rain": null, "et0": null, "pop": 0, "qpf": 0, "condition": 25, "pressure": null, "dewPoint": 1.3899999999999999}]}]}]} interval 2160q�Initialised Flow Sensor with path /sys/kernel/rmsensor/flowcounter\n2021-03-02 18:54:35,826 - INFO  - rmMainManager:139 - Starting bonjour service\n2021-03-02 18:54:35,829 - INFO  - rmBonjourService:16 - Not available for this platform\n2021-03-02 18:55:36,089 - WARNING - rmThreadWatcher:343 - Refreshed WIFI Information - WIFI quick reloaded because no IP detected. New IP is None\n2021-07-28 18:30:55,230 - INFO  - main:51 - RainMachine v2 Copyright (c) 2015 Green Electronics LLC\n2021-07-28 18:30:55,237 - INFO  - main:52 - Running on platform Android\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,180 - INFO  - main:83 - WIRELESS Interface wlan0, Mode: None, IP: None, MAC: d0:37:45:db:38:0b, hasClientLink: 0, Mode: None\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,186 - INFO  - main:118 - Valves available for RainMachine HD 12\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,309 - INFO  - rmRestrictions:394 - *** Populating week weather data from database.\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,360 - INFO  - rmTimeZoneAndroid:49 - Setting timezone to: America/Los_Angeles Olson: PST8PDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,483 - INFO  - rmMainManager:689 - No station info could be downloaded, not downloading DOY ET0 database, will use previously downloaded values\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,716 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:151 - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,719 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:173 - Version ('4.0.1135') Running for:\n- name: 'Default'\n- timezone: 'America/Los_Angeles'\n- latitude: None\n- longitude: None\n- elevation: 10\n- et0Average: 5\n- krs: 0.19\n- rainSensitivity: 0.80000000000000004\n- windSensitivity: 0.5\n- wsDays: 2\n- database path: '/rainmachine-app/DB/Default'\n- httpsServerPort: 8080 (ssl)\n- httpServerPort: 18080\n- wizardHasRun: 0\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,722 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:174 - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,745 - INFO  - rmThreadWatcher:143 - ThreadWatcher running True\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,763 - INFO  - rmLocalNetworkAdvertise:115 - Local Network Advertiser starting\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,833 - INFO  - rmParserManager:228 - *** BEGIN Loading parsers from '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers'\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,855 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser CIMIS Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,913 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser OpenWeatherMap Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,958 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Simulator Parser with interval 10800\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,092 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser METNO Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,152 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser NOAA Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,195 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser FAWN Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,245 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser My Example Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,274 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser WUnderground Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,333 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser WeatherDisplay Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,398 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser ForecastIO Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,447 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Netatmo Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,565 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Weather Rules Parser with interval 3600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,637 - INFO  - rmParserManager:313 - *** END Loading parsers\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,711 - INFO  - rmFlowSensor:44 - Initialised Flow Sensor with path /sys/kernel/rmsensor/flowcounter\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,750 - INFO  - rmMainManager:139 - Starting bonjour service\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,752 - INFO  - rmBonjourService:16 - Not available for this platform\n2021-07-28 18:32:37,959 - WARNING - rmThreadWatcher:343 - Refreshed WIFI Information - WIFI quick reloaded because no IP detected. New IP is None\n2021-07-28 18:33:16,035 - INFO  - rmThreadWatcher:326 - Refres
               ^
    SyntaxError: invalid syntax
    2021-08-10 10:47:21,853 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:47:32,711 - INFO  - rmMainManager:239 - Upgrade checked.
    2021-08-10 10:48:22,732 - INFO  - rmMainManager:239 - Upgrade checked.
    2021-08-10 10:49:22,419 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:49:22,422 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - invalid syntax (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 267)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 267
        "day": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "hourlyValues": [{"hour": "2021-08-09 00:00:00", "temperature": 17.949999999999999, "minTemperature": 15.56, "maxTemperature": 35, "rh": 17, "minRh": 11, "maxRh": 45, "wind": 2.3700000000000001, "solarRad": null, "skyCover": null, "rain": null, "et0": null, "pop": 0, "qpf": 0, "condition": 25, "pressure": null, "dewPoint": 1.3899999999999999}]}]}]}with interval 2160q�4 - Initialised Flow Sensor with path /sys/kernel/rmsensor/flowcounter\n2021-03-02 18:54:35,826 - INFO  - rmMainManager:139 - Starting bonjour service\n2021-03-02 18:54:35,829 - INFO  - rmBonjourService:16 - Not available for this platform\n2021-03-02 18:55:36,089 - WARNING - rmThreadWatcher:343 - Refreshed WIFI Information - WIFI quick reloaded because no IP detected. New IP is None\n2021-07-28 18:30:55,230 - INFO  - main:51 - RainMachine v2 Copyright (c) 2015 Green Electronics LLC\n2021-07-28 18:30:55,237 - INFO  - main:52 - Running on platform Android\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,180 - INFO  - main:83 - WIRELESS Interface wlan0, Mode: None, IP: None, MAC: d0:37:45:db:38:0b, hasClientLink: 0, Mode: None\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,186 - INFO  - main:118 - Valves available for RainMachine HD 12\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,309 - INFO  - rmRestrictions:394 - *** Populating week weather data from database.\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,360 - INFO  - rmTimeZoneAndroid:49 - Setting timezone to: America/Los_Angeles Olson: PST8PDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,483 - INFO  - rmMainManager:689 - No station info could be downloaded, not downloading DOY ET0 database, will use previously downloaded values\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,716 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:151 - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,719 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:173 - Version ('4.0.1135') Running for:\n- name: 'Default'\n- timezone: 'America/Los_Angeles'\n- latitude: None\n- longitude: None\n- elevation: 10\n- et0Average: 5\n- krs: 0.19\n- rainSensitivity: 0.80000000000000004\n- windSensitivity: 0.5\n- wsDays: 2\n- database path: '/rainmachine-app/DB/Default'\n- httpsServerPort: 8080 (ssl)\n- httpServerPort: 18080\n- wizardHasRun: 0\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,722 - INFO  - rmUserSettings:174 - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,745 - INFO  - rmThreadWatcher:143 - ThreadWatcher running True\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,763 - INFO  - rmLocalNetworkAdvertise:115 - Local Network Advertiser starting\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,833 - INFO  - rmParserManager:228 - *** BEGIN Loading parsers from '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers'\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,855 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser CIMIS Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,913 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser OpenWeatherMap Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:36,958 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Simulator Parser with interval 10800\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,092 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser METNO Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,152 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser NOAA Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,195 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser FAWN Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,245 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser My Example Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,274 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser WUnderground Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,333 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser WeatherDisplay Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,398 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser ForecastIO Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,447 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Netatmo Parser with interval 21600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,565 - INFO  - rmParser:71 - *** Registering parser Weather Rules Parser with interval 3600\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,637 - INFO  - rmParserManager:313 - *** END Loading parsers\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,711 - INFO  - rmFlowSensor:44 - Initialised Flow Sensor with path /sys/kernel/rmsensor/flowcounter\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,750 - INFO  - rmMainManager:139 - Starting bonjour service\n2021-07-28 18:31:37,752 - INFO  - rmBonjourService:16 - Not available for this platform\n2021-07-28 18:32:37,959 - WARNING - rmThreadWatcher:343 - Refreshed WIFI Information - WIFI quick reloaded because no IP detected. New IP is None\n2021-07-28 18:33:16,035 - INFO  - rmThreadWatcher:326 - R
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    SyntaxError: invalid syntax
    2021-08-10 10:49:22,432 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:49:23,147 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:49:23,150 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - unexpected character after line continuation character (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 173)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 173
        self._log_error('Error: unable to retrieve live data from the local             b'\x16': (self._ignore_sensor, 2),  # UV  (uW/m2), size in bytes:2
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    SyntaxError: unexpected character after line continuation character
    2021-08-10 10:49:23,163 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:50:20,339 - ERROR - rmParserManager:419 -   * Error installing/loading parser user-gw1000-parser.py from file '/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py'
    2021-08-10 10:50:20,341 - ERROR - rmParserManager:420 - invalid syntax (user-gw1000-parser.py, line 267)
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 382, in installParser
      File "/rainmachine-app/RMParserFramework/parsers/user-gw1000-parser.py", line 267
        
        ^
    SyntaxError: invalid syntax
    2021-08-10 10:50:20,349 - INFO  - rmHTTPResourceApi4Dev:117 - API:ParserUpload: Error installing parser, wrong format/compile error.
    2021-08-10 10:50:27,541 - INFO  - rmMainManager:239 - Upgrade checked.
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    RainMachine Nicholas

    Upload by directly connecting to RainMachine via local network. Uploading via remote access is restricted to larger transfers and this parser exceeds that limit.

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    weatherzone83

    Thank you, it would help to have this information posted somewhere visible (I did not see it in logs or in GUI)

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    RainMachine Nicholas

    It will be included in the weather service instructions with the new UI.

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    weatherzone83

    Thank you, @Nicholas

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    weatherzone83

    I have been running the parser successfully for the last 36 hours with GW1100BU model gateway, so I can confirm it is compatible. It might be worth to add that to the readme file on the parser.

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    Clmcleod61

    This parser sounds great.  I am wondering if anyone in this forum would have any suggestions regarding how I could use my Ecowitt anemometer to trigger changes to a RainMachine schedule.  

    I have 2 RainMachine Pro-16s and an Ecowitt weather station with GW1000, anemometer, rain gauge, etc. linked through WeatherUndergound.  I live in Southern California so the adjustments based on evapotranspiration are really helping me conserve water.  However, on 2 or 3 evenings each month, I need my RainMachine to check to see if the wind is forecast to exceed 5mph within the next 5 hours.  If it is, the RainMachine should delay watering for the 3 zones that use sprinklers, but allow the other zones that use drip irrigation to proceed as scheduled.  If the sprinklers are skipped one evening, they should be rescheduled for the next evening (there next scheduled irrigation would be 12-15 days out).

    I have an old Raspberry Pi that I set up with Linux back in 2014 so one of my daughters could take a programming class.  Therefore, I could use WeeWx, but this direct GW1000 integration sounds great.  However, the RainMachine only uses the data in its standard calculations to adjust the duration of irrigation.  

    I also use Smartthings. I installed BRBeaird's RainMachine Integration, but I haven't used it.  With IFTTT or WeeWX, I think I could use it to trigger the sprinkler zones bypassing the RainMachine's schedule.  However, I think Smartthings would run the zone for a set duration instead of using the adjusted time based on the Rain Machine's evapotranspiration calculations.  

    Most of my RainMachine zones use drip irrigation; however 3 zones in the back and 1 zone in the front use Hunter MPRotators to irrigate steeply sloped areas.  I installed my Anemometer at the top of the largest slope where I have some MP350090 rotary sprinklers mounted on 3' risers so they throw water droplets up  to 10 feet into the air and, over the slope, some water droplets shoot out about 45' before hitting the ground.  Wind can really mess with these sprinklers.  However, I live about 7 miles from the coast in Northern San Diego County, CA where we almost never have wind at night.  I run the sprinklers 2 or 3 times a month between 11pm and 5am.   

    [I set up a drip system when I planted the slope, but now that the plants have grown, it is impossible to monitor and maintain a drip system.  The ground is just too steep, slippery, and dangerous.  I am getting too old to be clambering around up there..]

     

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    RainMachine Nicholas

    If you need wind forecast Ecowitt won't help, the simplest thing that is doable, that I can think of, is to use IFTTT to "disable" the program when wind forecast is above a threshold and enable it back when it's below. This way the program will start with computed duration if enabled.

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    Alessandro Del Prete (Edited )

    Pedro,

    I'm having problems with the parser, GW1000 is on fw v1.6.8.

    2021-10-06 15:53:08,163 - ERROR - gw1000-parser:325 - Error: unable to connect to the GW1000 local network device
    2021-10-06 15:53:21,281 - ERROR - gw1000-parser:325 - Error: unable to retrieve live data from the local network device
    2021-10-06 15:53:21,296 - ERROR - rmParserManager:168 -   * Cannot execute parser Ecowitt GW1000 Weather Gateway
    2021-10-06 15:53:21,318 - ERROR - rmParserManager:169 - object of type 'NoneType' has no len()
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParserManager.py", line 165, in run
      File "./RMParserFramework/rmParser.py", line 49, in timedPerform
      File "./RMParserFramework/parsers/gw1000-parser.py", line 66, in perform
        self._parse_live_data(live_data)
      File "./RMParserFramework/parsers/gw1000-parser.py", line 139, in _parse_live_data
        data = packet[5: len(packet) - 1]
    TypeError: object of type 'NoneType' has no len()
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