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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…

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:…

My rain gauge appears to be under reporting.

If the display is showing rain rate, change to daily rain to track the rain accumulation better. Make certain the rain gauge is level. If not perfectly level, the tipping mechanism will not work properly and under report rain. Make certain there are no obstructions…

How do I convert my console from a WS-2902 to WS-2902A?

The WS-2902A console adds “MiFi” capability, where it broadcasts a signal where you can connect directly to the console. This makes it easier to set up if you have a dual band router, because you are not required to temporarily turn off the 5.0 GHz…

What Is The Difference Between the WS-2902 and WS-2902A?

The WS-2902A replaced the WS-2902 in 2018. The WS-2902A adds direct console Internet connectivity to the WS-2902. This makes it easier to connect to a dual band router. The WS-2902 uses the mobile app AmbientTool to connect to your router. This app communicates to your…

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….

Do Ambient Weather Stations support CWOP or APRS?

Yes and No….. Not directly, not at the moment. We have developed an API: API which allow programmers to create apps, including uploading to CWOP. The API documentation is available here: https://ambientweather.docs.apiary.io As you and others create apps, they are posted at our community listing:…

The Outdoor Temperature and Feels Like Temperature Are the Same.

The Feels Like temperature is a combination of Heat Index when it is hot outside, and Wind Chill when it is cold outside. Wind Chill temperature is defined by the National Weather Service for temperatures at or below 40 °F and wind speeds above 5.0 mph. Heat…

How do I update Firmware, WS-2902A, WS-2902B, WS-2902C ?

To update the firmware on the WS-2902A, WS-2902B, WS-2902C  console , launch awnet   from your mobile device. From the Device Info panel, tap on your device (in the example below, three devices are connected to the same device): On the bottom right is the current firmware…

What are the differences between the WS-1002-WiFi and WS-2902?

The WS-2902 is a newer model and was designed to reduce overall cost, but is equal in accuracy to the WS-1002-WiFi. The WS-1002-WiFi has a nicer display console (TFT) vs. the WS-2902 (Color Film LCD), which has a limited viewing angle. The WS-1002-WiFi includes on…

Wind Speed reads low, Osprey Series.

The gust is the maximum wind speed in the 16 second update period (sampled once per second), whereas the wind speed is the 16 sample average. It is difficult to “perceive” an average wind speed. We recommend you switch the display console to gust. It…

What are the differences between the WS-2902A and WS-8478A?

The WS-8478A has a much nicer display console. The WS-2902A uses a color film LCD which has a small viewing angle. The WS-8478A uses a high contrast PMVA display, and is almost twice as large. The WS-8478A supports 7 additional thermo-hygrometer sensors. The WS-2902A includes…

Walk through and Setup

WS-2902A, WS-2902B, WS-2902C: Please refer to the manual first for setup instructions. ANDROID Setup: WiFi Connection Video, Android: https://help.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…

Forecast Cloud icon flashing, Osprey Series.

If the forecast cloudy icon is flashing rain, this means there was a rapid drop in barometric pressure, indicating a storm is in the forecast 24-48 hours in advance. When the pressure rises again or stabilizes, the forecast icon will stop flashing. In general, if…

Wunderground.com stopped updating. AmbientWeather.net updates fine.

Make sure the Station ID and Station Key are entered into the AmbientTool. It can be deleted if the firmware is upgraded. Please reference the User Manual here: https://p10.secure.hostingprod.com/@site.ambientweatherstore.com/ssl/Manuals/WS-2902.pdf Specifically Section 7.1. If you are already connected to WiFi, please advance to Page 38, Figure…

Why are Lithium Ultimate batteries recommended and not Alkaline or rechargeable batteries?

Lithium ultimate batteries like the following: https://www.amazon.com/Energizer-Ultimate-Lithium-Batteries-Each/dp/B00003IEME 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 and mean constant replacing, as well as a narrow…

I would like to purchase a second or additional console for the WS-2902. Is this possible?

Yes, you can purchase as many consoles as you like. Two purchase a second console, visit: https://www.ambientweather.com/amws2902aconsole.html If your second console does not require connection to the Internet, and is for display purposes only, you can save by ordering the WS-1900 console: https://www.ambientweather.com/amws1900console.html The new WS-2000-C…