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Color Weather Display features Ethernet connectivity.
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Color Weather Display features Ethernet connectivity.

Color Weather Display Console presents meteorological parameters from any CWS weather station and performs computations for aspects such as wind chill and heat index. Powered by SBC with 200 MHz ARM9 CPU, console contains 7 in., WVGA LCD touchscreen panel and can connect directly to weather station with serial port or Weather MicroServer over network utilizing existing Ethernet infrastructure....

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Dual-Mount Weather Station Used by Oregon Hazmat Team
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Dual-Mount Weather Station Used by Oregon Hazmat Team

Gresham Fire and Emergency Services, Oregon's Region 3 Hazmat Team, utilizes a unique dual-mount option from Columbia Weather Systems. Their weather station can be used for both vehicle-mount and portable weather station configurations. On a dual-mount weather monitoring system, mounting hardware is installed permanently on a vehicle and the portable mounting system is stowed. The portable...

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Eglin AFB Uses Weather Stations from Columbia Weather Systems
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Eglin AFB Uses Weather Stations from Columbia Weather Systems

Four Orion LX Weather Stations(TM) 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. Orion LX Weather Stations utilize an all-in-one sensor head with ultrasonic...

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Virginia Tech Wins Solar Decathlon Europe with Orion 420(TM) Weather Station
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Virginia Tech Wins Solar Decathlon Europe with Orion 420(TM) Weather Station

Taking first prize at Solar Decathlon Europe, Virginia Tech's entry uses an Orion 420 Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems to help monitor energy efficiency in the lumenHAUS. Modeled after the biennial US Solar Decathlon sponsored by the Department of Energy, SD Europe hosted its inaugural competition this summer in Madrid. The competition pits university teams in an effort to design and...

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Iowa WMD Hazmat Outfits with Portable Weather Stations from Columbia Weather Systems
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Iowa WMD Hazmat Outfits with Portable Weather Stations from Columbia Weather Systems

Magellan portable weather stations(TM) from Columbia Weather Systems are shipping to the Des Moines Fire Department. According to Captain Robert Cox, 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 portable weather station and WeatherMaster Software for use on all hazmat runs to support decisions...

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Virginia Tech Solar House Competes in Solar Decathlon Europe
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Virginia Tech Solar House Competes in Solar Decathlon Europe

The Solar Decathlon - Europe begins in Madrid this month and the Virginia Tech Solar House is competing using an Orion 420(TM) weather station with Weather MicroServer(TM) and WeatherMaster(TM) Software to help optimize energy usage. The Orion 420 weather station from Columbia Weather Systems monitors rainfall, temperature, pressure, humidity and ultrasonic wind speed and direction with a compact...

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Netbook Package facilitates weather monitoring.
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Netbook Package facilitates weather monitoring.

For weather monitoring applications requiring dedicated computer, Weather Master(TM) Software Netbook Package is available for use with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. Package includes netbook computer and Weather Master Software with setup and factory configuration. In addition to real-time sensor monitoring, software provides data logging and reports, CAMEO/ALOHA...

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Providing Potentially Life-Saving Weather Info

Offering potentially life-saving weather information is par for the course at Columbia Weather Systems (CWS), whose Capricorn 2000(TM) weather station is an integral component of Dixon Weather Service in Central Missouri. This not-for-profit organization offers local weather information along with National Weather Service (NWS) watches and warnings. Our mission is to provide the citizens of the...

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Green Roof and Facilities Managment Aided by Weather Monitoring
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Green Roof and Facilities Managment Aided by Weather Monitoring

An innovative building project in the community of Omaha, Nebraska, incorporates a green roof, monitored by Capricorn 2000EX(TM) weather stations from Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. The weather stations monitor meteorological parameters used to compare energy efficiency between the green roof and a traditional roof. Kevin Schluckebier of BCDM architectural firm reports, One day last summer there...

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