Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.

Battery Backup System keeps weather stations running.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery Backup System keeps weather stations running.

Supplied in 12 x 10 x 6 in., 16 gauge galvanized steel, NEMA-rated enclosure with polyester powder finish, battery back-up option (Catalog No. 8395-1) can provide continuous power to weather station system in case of unforeseen electrical outage. This 12 Vdc, 28 AHr sealed lead acid rechargeable battery can power non-heated weather station for up to 3 days and is available for most CWS weather...

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Weather Stations target solar energy plants.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Weather Stations target solar energy plants.

Designed for meteorological monitoring at solar energy plants,- Weather Stations feature Weather MicroServer in weatherproof enclosure with panel temperature and solar radiation sensor. Solar 1 adds Orion all-in-one sensor with ultrasonic wind direction and speed measurements, impact rain sensor, and capacitive RH, temperature, and barometric pressure readings. Solar 2 features mechanical wind...

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Text to Access Weather Station Data
Communication Systems & Equipment

Text to Access Weather Station Data

Columbia Weather Systems offers GSM/SMS interface with their weather stations. Weather station users can now text weather to their GSM-equipped weather station and receive a text message weather report. This feature was developed in collaboration with the United Nations. One of their applications is for incoming pilots. The new feature utilizes a Sierra Wireless AirLink GX400 modem. The modem...

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CWS Integrates New Solar Radiation Sensor for Solar Panel Monitoring
Controls & Controllers

CWS Integrates New Solar Radiation Sensor for Solar Panel Monitoring

On a recent project for Swinerton Renewable Energy, Columbia Weather integrated the newly released Hukseflux SR20 solar sensor. 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 amplifier to amplify the solar sensor...

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Weather Stations feature all-in-one sensor head.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Weather Stations feature all-in-one sensor head.

Equipped with electronic compass for automatic orientation of wind direction, Pulsar™ Weather Stations offer multiple meteorological parameter configurations. Measurement options include Doppler radar or tipping bucket precipitation, temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, solar radiation, leaf wetness, and ultrasonic wind speed and direction. Designed with no moving parts,...

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Weather Monitoring Software translates into multiple languages.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Weather Monitoring Software translates into multiple languages.

Suitable for use with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems, Weather Master™- offers professional-grade weather monitoring with calculated parameters and interoperability with computer models. Software can email/text weather reports to multiple recipients and automatically update weather data to website. In addition to alarm notification and relay controls, program features...

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Weather Station offers definable visual and audible alarms.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Weather Station offers definable visual and audible alarms.

For all real and calculated parameters, alarm feature on Weather Display lets users select upper and lower limits. Audible and visual alarms are triggered whenever conditions exceed any of said limits. Visual green circle graphic turns red when alarm conditions are present, while audible beeping alarm can be manually dismissed or will automatically shut off when secondary user-defined limit is...

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