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RACING PIGEONS
CYCLONES - TROPICAL WEATHER

1.WIND FORECASTS: 2. YOUR RACING PIGEON TOOLS


The 2009 Northern Natal Racing Pigeon Federation Yearling Champion- Kierie Krugel (Source: News24-21-09-2009).


1. WIND FORECASTS

1.1 WIND FORECAST FOR SOUTH AFRICA- TODAY

WIND BARBS(THE BLACK LINES ON THE PICTURE) - INTERPRETATION. ONE KNOT= 1.9 KMH

WIND BARBS- INTERPRETATION

.............................1 KNOT= 1,9 KMH

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO CUSTOMWEATHER


WEATHER CALCULATOR

KNOTS TO KM/H, F TO C, ETC


1.2 WIND FORECASTS- DETAIL PER TOWN- SOUTHERN AFRICA

BRILLIANT DETAIL PER TOWN ON GOOGLE MAPS

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CLICK ON PICTURE TO ENLARGE AND ACTIVATE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO WINDFINDER


1.3 FORECAST RAIN, WIND, LIGHTNING AND TEMPERATURE. UP TO SIX DAYS- ANIMATIONS

EXAMPLES- THESE PICTURES BELOW ARE NOT UPDATED

CLICK HERE TO ACTIVATE


RAIN

WIND

LIGHTNING

TEMPERATURE

FULL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO METEOX.COM


CLOUD TOP HEIGHT PICTURE DEVELOPED FOR AVIATION PURPOSES. THIS PICTURE SHOULD BE VERY USEFULL FOR RACING PIGEONS- CHECK FOR THE LOW CLOUDS- FOG,ETC. FOR YOUR TRAINING SESSIONS.

1.4 CLOUD TOP HEIGHT (CTH).

* THIS PICTURE WAS SPECIALLY DEVELOPED FOR AVIATION PURPOSES BY EUMETSAT - NOW AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE ONLY.

NEW:UPDATED EVERY THREE HOURS- PICTURE ON WEBSITE ONLY 20 MINUTES AFTER RECEPTION- EXPERIMENTAL.

* THIS PICTURE IS FOR PRIVATE USE ONLY.

* UPDATING- 02:20(ADD ONE DAY TO DATE ON PICTURE), 05:20, 08:20, 11:20, 14:20, 17:20, 20:20, 23:20.

Copyright © Eumetsat


1.5 QUICK WEATHER -COMPLETE WEATHER FORECASTS PLUS RADAR PLUS GOOGLE MAPS

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1.6 HOURLY RAIN- PHOTO WHERE IT IS RAINING NOW- UPDATED EVERY HOUR.

NORMAL SIZE | BIG SIZE

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1.7 Racing pigeon and other pet foods

http://www.petlifeonline.co.uk/Store/Pigeons/Harkers-Producs


2. YOUR RACING PIGEON TOOLS

2.1 SUNRISE AND SUNSET TIMES

SUNRISE AND SUNSET TIMES FOR 30 TOWNS: TODAY, TOMORROW, WEEKLY, MONTHLY.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS.

THEN CLICK ON TOWN OF INTEREST.

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2.2 CONVERSIONS- TEMPERATURE, AREA, WEIGHT, VOLUME, ETC.

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2.3 MILAGE CALCULATOR

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2.4 MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA


2.5 NEW : DISTANCE CALCULATOR(BIRD'S VIEW): FROM ANY POINT TO ANOTHER POINT- EXTREMELY USEFULL FOR YOUR TRAINING TRIPS AND RACES. JUST CLICK WITH YOUR MOUSE ON THE STARTING POINT AND THEN ON THE DESTINATION POINT- THE COMPUTER WILL DO THE REST.

EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOU WILL SEE(SMALL PART OF PICTURE) :

WHAT TO DO - do it once- the next time it will take only 10 seconds.

1. CLICK HERE OR ON PICTURE ABOVE : to activate picture.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE "SIGNED IN" WITH GOOGLE TO USE THIS FEATURE. IT WILL COST YOU NOTHING. DO IT HERE(ONLY ONCE):
Google URL

2. Tick "distance measure tool" (left hand side of picture- all functions).

3. Tick "metric" for km or "English" for miles.

4. Click on place of starting point- wait about two seconds till you see a green marker.

5. Click on place of destination- wait about two seconds till you see a red marker - a red straight line will appear between the two points.

6 The distance between the two points will appear on the lower left hand side.

7. Tip: press F11 for full screen view- and F11 again to go back to normal view.

Click on the << at the top left hand corner of the picture- the picture will be much bigger- click on this again for normal size.

8. Click on "reset" to start new job.

9. Tip: you can determine the cumulative distances between more than two places-eg. click in three or more places.

10. Zoom picture in(+) for much more detail- eg. more names of towns.

11. To move picture in any direction: click on mouse- hold and drag.

Acknowledgement to Google maps.

THIS DIVISION SPECIALLY DEVELOPED FOR RACING PIGEON ENTHUSIASTS BY KOBUS BOTHA WEATHER.


RACING PIGEON WEATHER SCHOOL

HOW WIND EFFECTS RACING PIGEONS

HOW MOUNTAINS CREATE THEIR OWN DISTINCT WEATHER PATTERNS


2.6 NEW : PATH PROFILER - ELEVATION PROFILE MAP BETWEEN TWO PLACES.

* With the Path Profiler mapplet you can draw an arbitrary path and see the elevation profile along that path. Different elevations have major influences on the weather like wind, temperature, fog and many more.

* This path profiler will help you to get an indication of the elevations like mountains your pigeons have to fly over. You can also use it to calculate the route you would like your pigeons to fly for training by changing the route, etc.

EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOU WILL SEE.

Click here to activate map

Profile between Bloemfontein(O km) and Cape Town-South of Table mountain(800+).

WHAT TO DO - do it once- the next time it will take only 10 seconds.

1. CLICK HERE OR ON PICTURE ABOVE : to activate map programme.

2. Zoom map in- about 6 lines from the bottom.

3. Drag map to centre South Africa on map.

4. Activate the follwing options: "flat earth", "metric", "show grade"(right hand side).

5. Click on map on starting point- an X will appear.

6. Click on map on finish point- your loft- another X will appear. A red line will now indicate the route.

7. See information on right hand side of map.

8. Click on "draw profile"- profile will be shown in box above map- your loft will be on the far right hand side.

9. To close: click on"clear".

10. More detail on your profile map.

Put in more X's in your map( starting from the point of departure) you will be able to determine positions on the map much more accurate. Just compare the colours on the map with those on the profile map. Zoom in for much more detail.

Example of X positions on the Google map(Bloemfontein to Cape Town)

The same profile map as above(Bloemfontein to Cape Town)- now with coloured lines.

Acknowledgement to heywhatsthat.com/profiler


 

THIS DIVISION SPECIALLY DEVELOPED FOR RACING PIGEON ENTHUSIASTS BY KOBUS BOTHA WEATHER

KOBUS BOTHA WEATHER©


 
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