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I just recently stumbled over this discussion - I also have problems with signals getting lost - and I tried it out.
At first it was not working at all. Receiving, sending, all functionality was gone. AND: the moment I started receiving also the normal remote would not work for the RF sockets. I though: “What the f**** is going on?” The idea that I just built an RF jamming devices came to my mind… in fact the problem was:
I used D13 on the arduino for my RF sender. And the updated homeduino by is using D13 for an activity LED (hardcoded).
After I fixed this, the device works just fine for my RF switches.
I think I still have a problem with my temperature sensors. Both from Pearl. One is using the weather1 protocol, the other weather18.
No temperature is detected and even when I trigger the sensor to send RF messages there is no input in pimatic. I am using “discover devices” to detect.
Are there any known topics for these kind of devices? Any hints how to debug?
I did some printf debugging. The code never enters the “if(RFControl::hasData())” block in rfcontrol_command.h