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Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485
Communication Systems & Equipment

Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485

The Weather MicroServer™ from Columbia Weather Systems offers DNP3 ethernet or serial RS-485 communication to interface CWS weather stations with process automation systems used primarily in utilities such as electric and water companies. Distributed Network Protocol was developed for communications between various types of data acquisition and control equipment. It plays a crucial role in...

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Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar
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Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations...

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Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.
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Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX™ is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster...

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How to Mitigate Network Security Risks When Adding a Weather Station On-Site
Communication Systems & Equipment

How to Mitigate Network Security Risks When Adding a Weather Station On-Site

Network security has become increasingly critical for some companies and organizations. Security breaches at private, public, and military organizations have been in the news prompting efforts to secure networks. Some organizations may be reluctant or unable to add a weather station to their networks for monitoring weather data on-site. As one example, Columbia Weather Systems recently received...

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Weather Stations offer flexibility via sensor options.

Parameter options afford flexibility for all-in-one sensor configuration- of Orion Weather Stations. Sensor options include- Orion 531 with impact rain gauge;- Orion 532 (Orion LT) with ultrasonic wind direction and speed;- Orion 533 with rainfall, wind direction, and speed;- Orion 534 with pressure, temperature, and humidity;- Orion 535 with pressure, temperature, humidity, and rainfall;...

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 Industrial  Weather Station Becomes Musical Instrument for Architectural Installation
Communication Systems & Equipment

Industrial Weather Station Becomes Musical Instrument for Architectural Installation

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. Using an Orion weather station to capture...

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Weather Stations utilize snow level sensor option.
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Weather Stations utilize snow level sensor option.

Available as option for Weather MicroServer which can be used with any CWS weather station model, Snow Level Sensor transmits ultrasonic pulsed sound wave through air to meet reflective object, such as snow. When sound wave makes contact with target, it bounces back toward sensor, which records time required for sound wave to travel to target and return. Using speed of sound, sensor calculates...

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Columbia Weather Systems Weather Station Utilized at Major Thai Industrial Port

CWS's Magellan Weather Station was selected by Pharos Marine Automatic Power for their WXPro system with tide sensor at the busy industrial port of Map Ta Phut, Thailand. According to World Port Source, The Port of Map Ta Phut is a high-volume, high-capacity industrial port serving the area's heavy industries. It is Thailand's biggest industrial port, offering one-stop services that meet the...

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