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  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Columbia Weather Systems Adds Mac Interface for Weather Stations

    Columbia Weather Systems is pleased to announce a Mac platform for monitoring weather data. Capricorn 2000EX™ modular weather stations are now compatible with the popular WeatherSnoop™ Software. WeatherSnoop offers database, spreadsheet, graphing and data sharing with web-based networks such as Weather Underground and Citizen Weather Observer – all with the look and feel Mac ...

  • CWS Weather Stations go to Washington for Solar Decathlon

    Two teams have elected to use Orion Weather Stations to monitor weather parameters for their houses submitted for the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. With a goal of net-zero energy consumption, weather conditions will directly affect the homes' operational systems. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Solar Decathlon brings together 20 teams from universities around the world ...

  • Designed for maximum portability, Climatronics Corporation’s professional grade, field-proven, All-In-One (AIO) compact weather station

    (Bohemia, NY, USA)-- Climatronics Corporation, known worldwide as an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of meteorological sensors and weather systems, has brought to the market a compact (slightly larger than a can of tennis balls), field-proven weather station. The All-In-One (AIO) compact weather station accurately measures temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • CWS Weather Stations Interoperable with Popular Automation Platforms

    All weather stations manufactured by Columbia Weather Systems can now be integrated into PROFIBUS®, PROFINET® and LonWorks® networks.  “Interoperability is critical in many applications where weather monitoring is one component of a large automation control system such as process control, building or industrial automation,” says Nader Khoury, president of Columbia ...

  • Iowa Hazmat Outfits with Magellan Portable Weather Stations

    Captain Robert Cox of the Des Moines Fire Department reports that the state of Iowa has set up seven WMD Hazmat teams to respond to WMD events anywhere in the state. Apparatus for each team will be outfitted with a Magellan Portable Weather Station™ and WeatherMaster Software™ from  Columbia Weather Systems. Weather data will be available on all hazmat runs to ...

  • Wireless Weather Station breaks the one-mile range

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of affordable weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, has dramatically expanded the range of their popular, solar powered, MKIII weather station to a one mile range (LOS). This vastly surpasses other comparable weather stations on the market, where the current long range distance is 1000 feet. Another breakthrough feature for this modified product ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Cornell IPM Division purchases RainWise weather stations

    Twelve units of the MKIII weather stations manufactured by RainWise, Inc., of Bar Harbor, Maine, have been purchased by the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) division of Cornell University, New York. IPM has, since 1996, been collecting weather data in an effort to track and forecast the optimum conditions for certain insects and plant diseases. This data then assists farmers in their pest and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Weather as Art

    Normally utilized by industrial and government applications, Columbia Weather Systems' Orion Weather Station is featured as an instrument of music in a new art installation in the lobby of a new Microsoft building in Redmond, Wash. Portland-area artist Ethan Rose has created "Elements", a permanent art installation that interprets the weather with music. ...

  • New Collapsible Roof Mount Mast for Vehicle-Mount Weather Stations

    If your vehicle doesn't have a place for the standard side brackets to mount your weather station mast, Columbia Weather Systems offers this new collapsible roof mount option. The pole is designed to be permanently mounted on a flat surface (such as a vehicle roof). It folds away neatly into the stored position. Applications include mobile environmental monitoring, ...

  • New weather station with built-in compass for auto-align wind measurements

    The all-new Magellan Weather Station™ from Columbia Weather Systems combines a rugged multi-parameter weather sensor with an internal compass for critical weather monitoring with automatic wind direction alignment. The Magellan sensor module integrates an internal fluxgate compass with a sonic anemometer for wind measurement and sensors for temperature, relative humidity, and barometric ...

  • Eglin AFB: Featured Customer with Four Orion LX Weather Stations

    Four Orion LX Weather Stations are used for "isolated weather monitoring for security equipment" at Test Site C-3 of the 46th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Eglin AFB is the premier test and evaluation center for Air Force air delivered weapons, navigation/guidance systems and Command and Control systems. ...

  • How to post your weather station data to your web page

    Columbia Weather Systems offers a new tutorial for automatically uploading weather data to your website.Displaying your weather station’s data on the Internet is a great way to disseminate it — whether for general public information or to make it available simultaneously to multiple parties involved in an Incident Response for example, responders, dispatchers, and commanders.Columbia Weather ...

  • Orion Weather Stations support satellite tracking for Universal Space Network

    Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) provides ground network services that support telemetry, tracking and control, and data downlink operations for satellites and launch systems. USN uses Orion LX Weather Stations at their operation sites in Hawaii, Alaska, and Australia. ...

  • New High-Accuracy Solar Radiation Sensor Integrated with Weather Station

    On a recent project for Swinerton Renewable Energy, Columbia Weather integrated the newly released Hukseflux SR20 solar sensor into a new weather monitoring system. SR20 is a pyranometer of the highest category in the ISO 9060 classification system: secondary standard. This solar radiation sensor is used where the highest measurement accuracy is required. The weather station utilizes an Acromag ...

  • Canadian Coast Guard Chooses Orion Weather Station for Arctic Installation

    Members of the Canadian Coast Guard were recently trained on the Orion Weather Station™ in preparation for their installation in Killiniq, Nunavut. Nader Khoury, president of Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. traveled to Prescott, ON, Canada to conduct the training. A heated Orion weather station with visibility sensor will be used to monitor weather conditions in the remote ...

  • Internet weather monitoring and auto-updates for weather networks

    For the latest in Internet Weather Monitoring, the Weather MicroServer from Columbia Weather Systems has a real-time display screen serving up live weather data in a graphical user interface. The R-T display does not require a screen refresh. It displays the main weather parameters and can be customized if required. Measurement units can be configured by the user.The Weather MicroServer can be ...

  • Monitor Weather in Any Language with Weather Master™ Software

    Weather Master™ Software, for use with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems, can be translated into almost any language for a small one-time engineering charge. The three main display screens were recently published in German for a Swiss customer.  Weather Master Software offers ...

  • Weather Monitoring with BACnet

    Columbia Weather Systems has added BACnet interface for the building automation industry to the Weather MicroServer™. This tool is available for any CWS model weather station. Professional weather stations offered by CWS are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies worldwide. Model options include all-in-one sensor suites, as well as modular sensor ...

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

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