5 Reasons Emergency Vehicle Specs Should Include a Weather Station

By: CWS3175, 8:22 PM GMT on July 13, 2016

“Being aware of the weather conditions before, during, and after an incident is imperative,” quotes columnist Chuck Sallade in Firefighter Nation. Weather information is critical for:

1. Risk Management – Identify and assess hazardous weather conditions for PPE and resource management from safe approach through potential evacuation
2. Helping predict fire behavior
3. Safe operation of equipment – firefighting and rescue
4. Incident ...

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By: CWS3175, 7:17 PM GMT on May 19, 2016

The Magellan MX™ is a new weather station line from Columbia Weather Systems offering GPS and compass readings, particularly useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time met data on the go, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles.


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Will an on-site weather station affect my network security?

By: CWS3175, 7:49 PM GMT on April 21, 2016

We recently received this query from a customer performing due diligence:

I am doing some research for CIPv5 on the Orion LX Weather Station (with Weather MicroServer). Are there any ‘system hardening’ techniques that the device has that would prevent any malicious code from being loaded into these systems?

Network security has become increasingly critical for some companies and organizations. Security breaches at private, public, and milit...

Updated: 7:54 PM GMT on April 21, 2016

Orion Weather Station Family Adds Members

By: CWS3175, 10:59 PM GMT on March 24, 2016

Great changes are coming to the Orion – our most popular weather station model. One of the best features has always been the all-in-one sensor head design, however with the limitation of the standard sensors – whether you needed a particular parameter or not, you got them all.

Now you can pick and choose just the parameters you need and still have the convenience of the all-in-one sensor configuration.

Our new line of Orion weather stations...

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Weather MicroServer Updates Include Low-Power Visibility Sensor

By: CWS3175, 7:37 PM GMT on March 03, 2016

The new Weather MicroServer has a faster processor, more memory and hardened ethernet and serial ports which reduce vulnerability to power surges. This is an internal change -- it looks the same on the outside.

We've also integrated a low-power visibility sensor for solar-powered weather stations.

The Weather MicroServer offers Internet-ready weather data as well as a variety of communication protocols for industrial weather monitoring applicat...

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