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  • Alternative Weather Stations

    Weather has been around a long time. In fact, the first precipitation fell to the earth about 4.5 billion years ago and likely included high concentrations of iron. (For those with pocket protectors, that was intended to be humorous.) Measurements of temperature and weather conditions have evolved as our technical sophistication has increased. Today, there are many companies making instruments ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Compact rugged weather station

    Delta-T Devices (UK) have introduced a new high quality weather station that is exceptionally easy to set up and operate. The WS-GP1 is delivered pre-wired with a set of carefully matched high grade sensors including rain, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity and air temperature. The WS-GP1 is supplied in two suitcase-style carry cases that can be used to store or ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Airshow Weather Station

    There are hundreds of small airports that have little or no instrumentation. A simple wind sock serves as the only indicator of surface conditions. Such is the case for the runway at Preston, Idaho. On August 2nd, 2014, they held an airshow to raise funds to extend the runway. After nearly a year of preparations, the show was on. But, they lacked basic wind instruments. My beautiful daughter ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Weather station data available to all

    The success of any meteorological observations and climate investigation depends upon the availability of reliable data. This task will be greatly assisted by the International Surface Temperature Initiative (ISTI), which has just released a databank of more than 30,000 station records, many with histories extending to more than 100 years. The ...

  • WatchDog Compact Ultrasonic Weather Station!

    Plainfield, IL – Spectrum Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of weather stations and data loggers, is proud to introduce their new WatchDog® Ultrasonic Station. Smaller than a can of soda, Spectrum Technologies’ new WatchDog® Ultrasonic Station measures wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, wind chill, and barometric pressure. The WatchDog® Station handles ...


    By Spectrum Technologies, Inc

  • 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.

  • New Modular Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems

    Introducing the Capricorn FLX™ – the new generation modular weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. The “Flex” maintains the modular system of individual sensors for optimal selection and placement. Sensor options include: wind speed and direction ...

  • New Vela ™ Multi-Sensor Weather Station

    The new Vela (pronounced Vay-luh) Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems combines the ease of an all-in-one sensor package with the reliability and affordability of mechanical wind sensors. In addition to wind speed and direction, the sensor module incorporates barometric pressure, as well as ...

  • 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 ...

  • Weather Station Customization for Hazardous Waste Disposal

    Columbia Weather Systems offers software and hardware customization for applications whose weather monitoring requirements aren’t met by our standard systems. US Ecology Idaho is just such a case. The company’s Grand View, Idaho facility treats and disposes hazardous waste, non-hazardous industrial waste and low-activity radioactive ...

  • PLC Weather Station Adds Stand-Alone Monitoring

    Columbia Weather System’s proprietary monitoring devices -- the Weather Display Console, WeatherMaster™ Software, and the Weather MicroServer™ -- are now compatible with the PLC-compatible Orion 420 Weather Station. The Orion 420 Weather Station features 4-20 mA current output ...

  • Onset introduces new weather station starter kit

    Onset Computer Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of data loggers, today introduced the HOBO Weather Station Starter Kit, a new weather monitoring kit that combines the company’s most rugged, research-grade data logging weather station with a suite of plug-and-play weather sensors. Ideal for agricultural research, ecology studies, wind monitoring, and other applications, the new weather ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Versatile Weather Station and Equipment Tripod from Dyacon

    Dyacon has designed a portable, versatile, and easy-to-install weather station tripod specifically for remote field installations. (The tripod may also be used to support lightweight antenna systems, remote cameras, and lighting.) The tripod is a lightweight mounting tower, made of machined and welded aluminum, for ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Dyacon Weather Stations: Versatile and Useful for Any Application

    Dyacon MS-100 series weather stations are available in several configurations, with different combinations of sensors for a range of applications. Dyacon MS-100 series weather stations are easy to use and do not require complex programming like other data logger systems. Preconfigured stations are available, ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Weather Stations Monitor Solar Panel Arrays

    Columbia Weather Systems has added two ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options for its Weather MicroServer to improve monitoring the efficiency of solar panel arrays. The Kipp and Zonen (top) and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array (POA) for PV solar applications. With high performance and ...

  • 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.

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