Low-cost Wireless Personal Weather Station for Rural Farmers

Authors

  • André Rodrigue Tchamda University of Dschang
  • Merlain Boris Djousse K. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, University of Dschang, Cameroon
  • Anselme Maffo Koumetio Program for the consolidation and sustainability of agropastoral counselling, Cameroon
  • Mathias Fru Fonteh Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, University of Dschang, Cameroon
  • François Becau Pelap Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Cameroon
  • Robert Tchitnga Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Cameroon
  • Martin Kom Department of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunication, Polytechnic, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14738/tnc.91.9647

Keywords:

Microcontroller; Weather Station; Server; Rural Area; Farmer

Abstract

This document presents the design of a prototype of a low-cost personal weather station suitable for farmers in rural areas who are or may not be engaged in rudimentary agriculture. This prototype measure several weather data: temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, rainfall. For further data analysis, these are transmitted for recording to a remote server via wireless communication. The server offers data extraction possibilities in multiple file formats. A prototyping of the personal weather station is designed and commissioned. An extract of the results over two days is presented in the results section of this document

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Published

2021-02-28

How to Cite

Tchamda, A. R., Djousse K., M. B., Koumetio, A. M. ., Fonteh, M. F. ., Pelap, F. B. ., Tchitnga, R. ., & Kom, M. . (2021). Low-cost Wireless Personal Weather Station for Rural Farmers . Transactions on Networks and Communications, 9(1), 01–10. https://doi.org/10.14738/tnc.91.9647