15/07/2019 - Station Pc Replaced after 5 years, Replaced with a HP Proliant G5 Server Grade
01/04/2018- Station outage fom 1300-1400 Data lost due to station maintanance and cleaning.
New stephenson screen build plans are being made to house the equiptment for
the vantage pro weather station, an instromet backup station and met office
standard thermometers for monitoring.
10/12/2015 - Station is running on a new Server as of may 2014 Specs are viewable on the home
page of this website
17/1/13 - Update - Computer seems stable and fast!
11/1/13 - Station downtime due to pc unstability seems to have settled now after a rebuild ram . upgraded from 1.75GB to 4.09GB
02/01/13 - It has been observed some files are failing to update on weather display. We are
aware of this and are working on
getting this resolved as soon as possible. Merseyside weather apologizes for any
18/12/12 - from 1100am Wednesday 19th there will be a outage of services due to a boiler
re-wire disruption will be kept to
a minimum we apologies for any inconvenience this may cause services should be
restored by 1900 latest
16/12/12 - Computer Registry failed Rebuilt pc and seems to be stable andoperational again -
Downtime - 2 Days
08/11/12 - Moved to new pc similar specs to the old one
17/3/12 - New rain gauge received
04/2/12 - Wind sensor cups have frozen solid wind readings will resume when it thaws as its too
high to de frost wind sensor de frosted at 2200 it was off between 1500-
2200 wind data was lost between these times
03/2/12 - Weather Station Back On Air
01/2/12 - Main hard drive failure in PC - Pc Back online No Data Lost Though the All time
records have been lost data was recorded . . Hourly via the internal logger
28/1/12 - Re Orientated the anemometer as it was pointing to far east of north
25/1/12 - Pulled Anemometer down off the 20ft mast done maintenance on the anemometer and
antenna. Anemometer Vane is on its . last legs as the vane isn't moving
freely a new anemometer will be replaced when this worsens it isn't to bad at the
moment. But will keep a eye on readings the vane has stiffened slightly
22/1/12 - Cleaned Rainguage Bucket And Solar Sensor.
. - Checked All Cables Were Not Damaged Nor The Mast Structure During These High Winds
21/1/12 - Repaired Serial Port Connector as when removed a arc of static Electricity was
observed leaping from the weather station to PC. Added a piece of 16/0.2 equipment
cable to remove static charge build up.
WD Stopped uploading data to web server now cured with a software upgrade. No
data was lost in eather of these two issues.
Repaired WDL Webcams As Some Were Not Displaying
Repaired WD As Uploads Were Failing
Upgraded Software From Version 10.37Q Build 37 to version 10.37R Build 07
Upgraded Filezilla FTP to the latest Version
Fixed Fwi As it wasn't updating
Fixed All Time Records Wasn't Updating
02/08/2019 - Website Deisign Changes, Data access is now via a donation to the station running
costs and a few major chsnges in the pipeline.
02/08/2019 - Website Re build Underway.
24/07/2019 - Rain Guage Failure Replacement ordered 30/7 Arrived 31/7 Fitted 02/08
Some Data was lost during this time but the annual total corrected via met office
04/04/2018 - New Fresh WDL to be introduced as a NON Flash alternative to the live dials,
website to gradualy have a overhaul in coming months.
17/04/16 - Live Dials moved to a new server. This is due to the server hosts deciding to turn the
servers off and go to a paid service, Dials may be slower updating than usual,
This is still undergoing tests.
09/2/13 - Removed the warning of a fault issue now sorted. installed new netgear N600
(WNDR3700) Router now running network. added current frames per second and
bitrate on the streaming webcam, updated admin links.
02/1/13 - station downtime 0700-1800 Hours Virgin media came to fix speed issues. Cause
was the power levels in the cabinet on the street being +30dbmv! they were reduced
to +16dbmv re wired the cable changed a splitter changed the superhub and added a
-6db attenuator power levels at -2 after this has settled speeds of 120mb are likely
with 12mb upload. current reading as of 1900 was between 80 and 108mbps
download and 11/12mb upload. incoming power levels were =+16dbmv!
29/1/13 - Station downtime 1500-1800 hours. Re configuring network to prioritizing the
Website uploads over other network traffic.
29/1/13 - Update - Issue with the broadband has still not been resolved. After long talks with
virgin media it has came to light that the modem on the 120mb service should be
using 2 channels on a dual bonded cable and our ares isn't dual bonded! there for
impacting performance. This issue has be raised and more contact with virgin media
will be made on Friday as it is impacting our Website. Normal service has been
Restored for the time being. We apologize for any down time caused by this issue
and we hope to have a full reliable service in the coming days.
25/1/13 - Internet issues caused by a fault on another fibre cable virgin aware of this expected
to be repaired by Monday 28th January 2013. WDL Updates reduced to 10 seconds
until fault sorted.
23/1/13 - Re set the Navigation menu on each page to the same height and size.
- Fixed twitter now working on PWS Weather
- Added New Pictures to the gallery some are panoramic may take a while to
17/1/13 - Axis Streaming Webcam Now Live for Publiv Vewing and all day video initialised
also skycam added
17/1//13 - Axis ip webcam received and online building web pages for it now!
16/01/13 - Axis ip webcam expected arrival Friday
02/01/13 - UPDATE - Twitter problems fixed
- Working on pws weather now 20:30
02/01/13 - Twitter upload problems should be resolved soon
Updated web page monthly conditions link
Moved the Records script up can fit more in now
Updated site version and removed decorations
10/11/12 - problems uploading to PWS Weather.com Still awaiting a fix for this
8/11/12 - Website re designed at the bottom near the webcam moved the adverts and deleted
15/6/12 - Forecasts being withdrawn as of the 1st of July
23/3/12 - FTP issues between PC and Freeola. Freeola saying there is no issues when there
18/3/12 - Broadband problems solved
18/3/12 - Fixed network status page and started designing a observations page and station
29/1/12 - Updated forecast
. - Enabled the Network test on the station status page this page shows areas that are
live and if there all showing a red X then. the network test will show the status of the
26/1/12 - Created a Car banner for display this can be downloaded and printed by clicking here
. - Modified the small print on the bottom of our home page
. - added advertisement fee of £15 for a years advertising!!
22/1/12 - Added two new images from the top of the radio city tower to gallery #2
. - Changed weather display live Station Name to Merseyside WX from Merseyside Weather. Looked more professional!
. - Work Being Carried Out On the Station Status Page Network uplink being configured
to test out broadband (Fault Finding)
. - Added a Image Link to our links page and a link to our homepage to our Met office
WOW Website data upload
. - Moved Adverts at the bottom of the home page looks more organized now
. - Adjusted the Navigation Bar
. -Introduced the Glossary Page to the Navigation Menu
21/1/12 - Added modified station status page now with background and network tests being
Added Advert To Electronic Surgery
Updated and modified Links Page
Removed Tidyhosts Link As We No Longer Use Them
Added A Link To Radio Spares Components And Icecast Streaming media server
20/1/12 - Added Extra Links above the Meteogram
Modified the Station Status Page
Modified Paypal for Donations Should Work Now
Looking for new area webcams to add and station promotion
Station Status page now fully operational showing key areas of the Website for
functionality of the updates
19/1/12 - Added station status page curtsey of help from www.newquayweather.com
Changed Navigation menu buttons to a different style
Added link to newquayweather on links page
Added QI Reader for wap access via smartphone
Added a navigation bar link to the gallery number 1 and 2
Modified station status page
Added Station Log