More Than 1 Sensor To WU Workaround ?

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I have a #00592TX Temperature / Humidity sensor and a #00899TX Rain Gauge that both send their data to an Access Hub.

I have read and understood that when sharing weather info via WU, only one sensor can be selected at a time through the MyAcurite pull down menu...

Is there a workaround or other way to add both sensors to report to WU? or am I just stuck having to pick one or the other?  Obviously, the rain gauge wouldn't be reporting conflicting readings with temperature / humidity sensor and vice-versa.

Thanks in advance for any advice and input.

Charles Fox  

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Charles Fox

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Bill Martin

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unsure if you can do this or not but have 2 different WU accounts; one for each sensor.  might require duplicate MyAcurite accts also...with the Phone app, you get all on your phone anyway unless you are in a location that does not have good cell coverage.
I never wanted to show all my sensors to WU, just the 5in1, so this was never an issue for me.
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There is no way to do that with the current "stock" Acurite system.  The only way to do it is to roll your own software or find a 3rd party package with that ability.

With the old SmartHUB there are ways to do this using simple network sniffing techniques.  With the new Access things get more complicated as the data to myAcurite is encrypted and only available at 5-minute intervals.

The only other option I know of would be to build a system based on something like a Raspberry Pi and a RTL USB TV dongle.  Couple that the software package RTL_433 you can read the sensor data directly from the airwaves and then format the data as necessary for wunderground.  It would lack a baro sensor though if you don't hard-wire one in on the Pi's I/O ports.
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Thanks George.  After reading your comment, I dusted off my old SmartHub, did some research, and found Kevin's software to play with.  I also have an old 5n1 that I'm in the process of heavily modifying and will probably get rid of the wind direction and anemometer functions - wind data doesn't work well at my location.

Jury is still out and which course I'll take, but your feedback gave me options to think about.  Thanks again.