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What is the difference between absolute and relative pressure?

Absolute pressure is the measured atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure is not corrected to sea-level conditions. To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions (referred to as relative pressure, or pressure relative to sea-level). Because the air pressure decreases as…

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

Personal Weather Station Comparison Chart: https://ambientweather.com/weather-station-comparison-chart The following is a comparison of specifications and features for the Ambient Weather station brands. Falcon SeriesWS-8480 Observer SeriesWS-1201-IP Osprey SeriesWS-2902CWS-1900AWS-1550-IP Osprey SeriesWS-2000WS-5000 WS-7000 SeriesWS-7078WS-7079 WS-100 Series:WS-100 ColorView Series:WS-50 Each brand shares the same sensor array (Falcon, Osprey, Observer,…

REFRESH YOUR CACHE

How to Refresh Your Browsers Cache Clearing Cache Memory To ensure you see the latest version of a site you need to clear the cache memory. This is done by doing a force refresh by pressing both control and F5 buttons simultaneously on your keyboard…

How do I calibrate Barometric Pressure?

To compare pressure conditions from one location to another, meteorologists correct pressure to sea-level conditions. Because the air pressure decreases as you rise in altitude, the sea-level corrected pressure (the pressure your location would be at if located at sea-level) is generally higher than your…

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…

Does not update AmbientWeather.net, WS-2902 or WS-0262A

Make sure your weather station console is connected to WiFi. Look for the WiFi icon in the time field on your display console. Make sure there is not a typo in your MAC address. Launch the AmbientTool on your mobile device or tablet, and click…

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:…

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

The peak of the luminosity function is at 555 nm (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…

Testing the accuracy of a hygrometer - saturated salt test

The saturated salt solution test is an easy method for testing the accuracy of your humidity sensor. Most electronic sensors are accurate from +/- 3 to 5% humidity, and some weather stations or weather centers can be calibrated from the display console by applying a…

WiFi Connection Video, Android

How-to Video on connecting your WS-2902A, WS-2902B, WS-2902C display console to WiFi and the Internet using an Android device:

How Do I Connect My WS-2902, WS-2902A To AmbientWeather.Net?

To connect your WS-2902A to AmbientWeather.net, you must first connect your weather station console to your WiFi Router. Look for the WiFi icon  in the time field of the weather station console. Make sure this WiFi icon is on. If it is on, you already connected…

How do I test the accuracy of my rain gauge?

To determine the accuracy of a digital rain gauge, you need to know the surface area of the funnel. If the rain gauge has a rectangular inlet: Area = length x width If the rain gauge is circular: Area = ( π x d2 ) /…

Rain Increment Definitions

Your weather station may only display some of the following increments of rain. Please refer to your User Manual for details. Here are how increments of rain are defined: Rain Rate is defined as the rainfall in the last 10 minutes, multiplied by 6  (10 minutes…

How do I update Firmware, WS-2902?

To update the firmware, launch AmbientTool  (for model WS-2902) from your mobile device. On the Device Info panel, the current Firmware Version is listed, as well as the latest upgrade version.          

Humidity reads 99% all of the time, Osprey Series.

If the hygrometer or humidity sensor reads 99% all of the time, 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. Press the reset button for a…

Perform a Network Reset

To Perform a Network Reset: Please follow the steps below to perform a Network Reset: Unplug power to modem, router and weather console (unplug AC adapter and/or remove batteries). Plug power back into the cable Modem and let it sync back up with the network….