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I live in the DFW metroplex, and I'm in need of a decent little weather station to put in my greenhouse.  Nothing fancy.  It only needs an accurate temperature gauge and good range (100' through brick and double-ply plastic siding).  Currently, we use a Davis Vantage Vue for external readings, and I couldn't be more pleased with this model.  However, when it comes to the greenhouse, we've had trouble with the range of our Ambient Weather Station (WS-1171A).  It advertises a 300' range for clear line of sight and 100' range for most applications.  That said, it will not pick up a signal at 80' through a single brick wall and the siding of our greenhouse.

 

Any advice would be appreciated.

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    If the greenhouse has any metal in the frames or windows along with any wooden doors or metal ties in brickwork then that may be the cause of loss of signal..

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