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Hi guys

I got a Fine Offset WH2080 for Christmas and was very happy with it, loved the USB feature being able to update my twitter and use Cumulus, all was going swimingly until new years when the Anemometer packed in. A few questions

1) Is the reliability of this model good or are there common problems? Reviews seem fine on the internet

and 2) I have a budget of around £200, however if it was a really good one i could squeeze further than that, im really looking for one with USB connectivity however this is not crucial, i notice the Davis Vue is very good but without the pc interface at base cost.

If anyone could help me i'd be very greatful, would love to have a station set up for the potential of mid january onwards

Thanks in advance


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