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Instrumentation


 

Virtual Weather Station Software - Version 14.01 p46 used for real-time weather;
used with Davis Vantage Pro2 Cabled
 
 


Davis Vantage Pro2 Cabled WeatherLink 5.7.1 Software used for archived weather: records time, temp, dew point, wind speed and direction; barometric pressure; rainfall; computes relative humidity, wind chill temp; records to memory high and low extremes of all readings aforementioned; graphs all aforementioned readings; real-time (PC visual) barometer trace; variable units (fahrenheit/celsius; knots, mph, kph, M/S; inches, MM, MB)

 
 
 



Davis Vantage Pro2 Cabled Wind Indicator (to 100 MPH) at 30' AGL; Maximum Gustmaster Wind Recorder (to 120 mph) at 30' AGL;  Downeaster Wind Direction and Speed Indicator (to 100 mph) at 30' AGL




Gemware - Electro-V Psychrometer, Hand-Electric

Airguide Aneroid Barometer (Compensated)
 
 





 
 
 

Davis 8-inch diameter Tipping Bucket Electronic Rainguage
(two spoons; measures to .01")
 
 


 
 

All-Weather Raingage (4 inch diameter, 11 inch capacity; measures to .01") (NWS specification)
[currently used as secondary gauge to verify Davis 8-inch electronic gauge hooked to VantagePro 2]
 
 

 

Additional Software:


Webcam32 Version 6.0.1 imaging software with Internet FTP

Weather Eye (data storage and analysis)
Weather Eye Plus (data analysis and graphing)
WxSolution 1.7.6.2 for Automated Weather Observing

Visibility: estimated (straightline visual) from 20 foot level looking west

Database: (dating to July 1976)

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