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by David Gibson
Tue 03 Sep 2019 11:10
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Journal 107 now published
Replies: 0
Views: 10

CREG Journal 107 now published

CREG Journal 107 - The September 2019 issue - is now online at http://bcra.org.uk/cregj The printed version is still in press and will, hopefully, be mailed by 9 September. If your online subscription has expired, you will find out when you try to log in. If your paper CREG subscription has now expi...
by David Gibson
Mon 26 Aug 2019 13:20
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Generating emails and avoiding ATP problems
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Generating emails and avoiding ATP problems

Some email products now make use of Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), which has the potential to thoroughly mangle any server-generated emails that you send. Essentially, it replaces any URLs in your message with so-called "safe links", which can render your emails illegible. Here is an outline of t...
by David Gibson
Fri 21 Jun 2019 15:54
Forum: This Forum
Topic: Forum Upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Forum Upgrade

This is an observation, and not a complaint, but the new template breaks my data-mining program so that my BCA Forum Scanner no longer works. But, as I was intending to decommission it at some point, this is not a problem. It will be decommissioned this afternoon. If you were using this, you just ne...
by David Gibson
Thu 06 Jun 2019 18:37
Forum: British Cave Monitoring Centre
Topic: Time-Stamping of Data
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Time-Stamping of Data

Thanks for that, Bob. It looks as if CSV files are the way to go. Two fairly technical points... If you are processing the CSV data and you need to create timestamps (e.g. if you are not using Excel to plot graphs, but some other package; and you are giving it Unix timestamps) you should add a time ...
by David Gibson
Sun 02 Jun 2019 18:44
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Journal 106 now published
Replies: 0
Views: 91

CREG Journal 106 now published

CREG Journal 106 - The June 2019 issue - is now online at http://bcra.org.uk/cregj The printed version is still in press and will, hopefully, be mailed by 7 June If your online subscription has expired, you will find out when you try to log in. If your paper CREG subscription has now expired, it wil...
by David Gibson
Sat 25 May 2019 15:41
Forum: British Cave Monitoring Centre
Topic: Format of Data Files
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Format of Data Files

The online archive contains four types of files *.JF -- TinyTag raw data file *.CSV -- CSV export file *.CSV -- CSV incremental exports, which have brackets in the file name. These are not really worth bothering with, when the full downloads are available. *.txp -- Restart reference lists. These fil...
by David Gibson
Sat 25 May 2019 15:16
Forum: British Cave Monitoring Centre
Topic: Time-Stamping of Data
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Time-Stamping of Data

The TinyTag data files are available in two formats - a raw data format (*.JF) that is read using the TinyTag software, and an export file in standard CSV format. It has been pointed out that there is a time discrepancy between the two. TinyTag says... There will be a discrepancy between the .jf fil...
by David Gibson
Thu 23 May 2019 17:23
Forum: British Cave Monitoring Centre
Topic: Welcome to this forum
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Welcome to this forum

BCRA, in a joint project with the Buxton Civic Association, has set up cave climate monitoring equipment at Poole's Cavern. A web site will be constructed in due course, to explain this project. In the meantime, this forum is available for sharing information, and for discussion and self-help amongs...
by David Gibson
Mon 15 Apr 2019 15:33
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Field meeting: Hypogenic Caves of N. Pennines Geopark
Replies: 0
Views: 667

Field meeting: Hypogenic Caves of N. Pennines Geopark

Hypogenic Caves of the North Pennines UNESCO Global Geopark BCRA Field meeting. Sat/Sun 29/30 June 2019 in Alston, Cumbria This weekend field meeting is entitled " Hypogenic Caves of the North Pennines UNESCO Global Geopark ". This is a joint meeting of British Cave Research Association (BCRA) and ...
by David Gibson
Tue 02 Apr 2019 11:34
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: BCRA Clubs and Groups: membership cards and online access
Replies: 0
Views: 157

BCRA Clubs and Groups: membership cards and online access

We are in the process of updating our membership software and, whilst this is happening, membership cards issued to Clubs and Groups will not display your BCRA login credentials. If a club needs online access to our publications, please email the BCRA secretary, David Gibson, and he will issue your ...
by David Gibson
Sun 31 Mar 2019 15:25
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Field Meeting at Poole's Cavern, Buxton. Sat 27 April 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Field Meeting at Poole's Cavern, Buxton. Sat 27 April 2019

This one-day field meeting will be held at our new British Cave Monitoring Centre, situated at Poole's Cavern, Buxton, on Saturday 27 April. During the morning there will be four talks and during the afternoon there will be three activities: a tour of Poole's Cavern viewing instrumentation; a sessi...
by David Gibson
Sat 16 Feb 2019 21:11
Forum: BCA
Topic: Try Caving - How Long Does It Last
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Try Caving - How Long Does It Last

Hi - I suspect that to get a quick answer, you ought to email the BCA Membership Officer (membership@british-caving.org.uk).
by David Gibson
Sat 19 Jan 2019 16:41
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; January 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 290

News; January 2019

In this newsletter ... * Membership Renewals * Cryogenic Cave Calcite Competition * British Cave Monitoring Centre * Diary Dates for 2019 * Membership Renewals If you have not yet renewed your BCRA membership for 2019, please go to http://bcra.org.uk/renew/ and complete the form. Even if you wish to...