Cable or Wireless?

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What is a collector bucket?

Cable or Wireless?

Rain gauges come in both wireless and cabled versions. The Oregon Scientific RGR122 Cable Free Long Range Rain gauge, for example, has an effective range of 300 feet, transmitting the signal back from the collector to a base unit. Cabled rain gauges from Oregon Scientific and La Crosse are affordable and can be placed around 30 feet from a base unit.

   

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