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Preventive Maintenance and Reset of the Outdoor Sensor Array

Preventive Maintenance and Reset of the Outdoor Sensor Array. Item #: WS-2902-ARRAY (Printed Part: WH65B) To ensure that the outdoor weather station array stays in proper working condition please follow the steps below: 1.Replace the batteries. We recommend fresh Lithium Energizer and here is why:…

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”.

Relative barometric pressure does not match official source.

Your relative pressure likely does not match the official source because you have not calibrated it properly. You will need to reference your User Manual for correcting relative pressure. Discussion: To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions….

Rainfall spikes, or over reporting.

Rainfall spikes, or over reporting is generally caused by pole vibration. Pole vibration can occur when it is very windy, or a bird lands on the weather station. Hail can also cause the rain gauge mechanism to vibrate. Make certain the pole is not vibrating during…

How do I Reset the Total Rain?

Press the RAIN button to switch between Rain Rate (in/hr), Rain Event, Rain Day, Rain Week, Rain Month, and Rain Total. Resetting the weekly rain also resets the daily rain. Resetting the monthly rain also resets the daily and weekly rain. Resetting the total rain…

Sensor array loses signal at night, Osprey Series

1 . Replace the batteries.We recommend Energizer Lithium Ultimate batteries like the following: https://www.amazon.com/Energizer-Ultimate-Lithium-Batteries-Each/dp/B00003IEME Lithium batteries have a wide temperature operating range. They operate between -40 degF and 140 degF. Alkaline batteries only operate to about +10 degF. Rechargeable batteries often have a limited life…

How long will a weather station last?

A weather station’s life is greatly impacted by the environment. In general, a user can expect a 1 to 10 year life before replacing the sensor array. Salt Air. Salt air and salt spray is the most difficult environment for weather stations. They corrode bearing…

Is it possible to Access the Raw Data from the Weather Station?

No, it is not possible to access the raw data from the WiFi Weather Stations. We have developed an API: API which allow programmers to create apps, and archive data. As you and others create apps, they are posted at our community listing:   Community…

How do I Turn On or Off the Alarms?

To turn on on or off alarms, enter the Alarm Mode. Press and hold the ALARM button for two seconds to enter the ALARM Set Mode. To save and proceed to the next alarm setting, press (do not hold) the SET button. To exit the…

The wind vane does not spin as freely as the wind speed.

The wind vane was designed to be dampened on purpose so that the slightest wind does not change the wind direction, which would result in the wind being scattered or variable all of the time. If you review other products, it was a major complaint….

Weather Station Console is Showing the Wrong Day of the Week.

If the weather station is showing the wrong day of the week: Make sure the year is correct. Make sure the month-day format is MM-DD and DD-MM (day/month vs month/day). Make sure the time zone is set correctly if the console time is radio controlled…

WS-2902A: Walk through and Setup

WS-2902A: Please refer to the manual first for setup instructions. ANDROID Setup: WiFi Connection Video, Android: https://ambientweather.net/help/wifi-connection-video-android/ AWNET app Download Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dtston.ambienttoolplus If you are having trouble connecting, after following the set-up instructions in the manual, then please refer to the walk through below: Look…

Weather Station Grounding.

Because lightning is so unpredictable, we cannot make important decisions about your individual installation. If you are installing the weather station on your roof or structure, consult a licensed electrician that specializes in lightning for advice. Because weather stations are not hardened against EMP damage…

The Outdoor Temperature is Stuck and Never Changes, Osprey Series.

If only the temperature is stuck or does not change, and all of the other sensors are updating, it is possible the sensor array requires fresh batteries or needs resetting. Cover the solar collector to shut of the solar energy source. Cover remove the batteries….