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Wireless signal is intermittent or not working

Simply moving your display console (or receiver) to a different location may easily fix the communication issue. We recommend the following best practices for trouble free wireless communication. Fresh Batteries. If applicable, make sure there are fresh batteries in both the console and remote. Remember…

How Can I Compare your different Weather Station Model Features and Specifications?

The following is a comparison of specifications and features for the Ambient Weather station brands. We offer four different brands: Falcon Series: WS-8478A  Observer Series: WS-1002-WiFi WS-1201-IP WS-1401-IP Osprey Series: WS-2902A WS-1900 WS-1550-IP Osprey Series: WS-2000  ColorView Series: WS-12 WS-50 Each brand shares the same…

How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?

To view your current version of firmware, access you IP Module through the IP address. The firmware version is shown in the upper right hand corner of the display. The version shown in the figure below is 4.0.0. For instructions on updating the firmware, visit…

No Longer Updating AmbientWeather.net beginning September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018, AmbientWeather.net moved the website to a different hosting service. This may cause updates to cease if the DNS is cached on your device, network (router) or the Internet. One symptom is the dashboard stops updating, but the graphs continue to update….

What is the Difference Between the WH31 and WH31B?

Both the WH31 and WH31B are 8-channel thermo-hygrometers that support a variety of Ambient Weather Stations. The WH31 includes a radio controlled clock (RCC). The WH31B does not. The WH31 is only required for the WS-3000, which includes a Radio Controlled Clock. Our Internet Connected…

How do I find my MAC Address, ObserverIP Series?

To find the MAC address of your IP Module: It is printed on the bottom of the IP Module on a sticker. Example: 00:0E:C6:D9:02:B4 (yours will be different). or: Go to the Weather Network panel on your IP Module:

Can the Weather Station Measure Snow?

Most weather stations use self-emptying rain gauges, which do not count snow and will not operate when frozen. It requires the snow melt before the precipitation is “counted”.

What is the Solar Radiation Sensor For?

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of…

Why is the Lux to W / M^ 2 conversion factor 126.7?

The peak of the luminosity function is at 555 mm (green); the eye’s visual system is more sensitive to light of this wavelength than any other. For monochromatic light of this wavelength, the irradiance needed to make one lux is minimum, at 1.464 mW/m2. That is,…

UV (ultraviolet) Radiation Definition.

An ultraviolet sensor (UV sensor) is a device that measures UV light from the Sun. The UV index is an international standard measurement of how strong the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is at a particular place on a particular day. It is a scale primarily…

Solar Radiation Definition

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of about 5800…

Does not update AmbientWeather.net. WeatherUnderground.com updates fine.

Power down and up the ObserverIP Module and wait a few minutes. If the problem persists: Reference the Weather Network panel on the ObserverIP module: Make certain you entered the correct MAC on the AmbientWeather.net Devices panel:https://dashboard.ambientweather.net/devices You must be running Firmware Version 4.0 or…

ObserverIP Module Slows Down.

If the ObserverIP Module web interface slows down, power down and up the device by removing the AC power, wait about 5 seconds, and connect AC power. If you also own a WeatherBridge, or scrape the live data panel for another application, please read: ObserverIP…

Temperature Reads too low at night.

Temperature can read too low (or inaccurate) at night when placed close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure.  It can also read lower then other stations in your area due to irrigation or sprinklers. Place the sensor inside next to…

Firmware Upgrade for PM2.5 Sensor

The ObserverIP module requires Version 4.5.7 or greater to support the PM2.5 sensor. To update your firmware, please visit: How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?