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Pegasus EX Portable Weather Station Set-Up

Grand Island Fire Department requested a brief presentation for training on their Pegasus EX Portable Weather Station.
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Pegasus EX Portable Weather Station Set-Up

  1. 1. Pegasus EX TM Weather Stationwith Weather Master TM Software Grand Island Fire Department
  2. 2. Pegasus EX Weather Station System Components • Weather Sensors – Wind speed and direction – Temperature and humidity in shield – Barometric pressure (in control module) • Tripod Mast • Carry Case with battery pack and transceivers • WeatherMaster Software
  3. 3. System SetUp • Site Selection - level ground, minimal interference • Loosely attach radiation shield with temperature and humidity probes • Place wind sensor atop mast - tighten
  4. 4. Mast Set Up• Holding tripod vertical, position legs and insert locking pins
  5. 5. Align Wind Direction • Locate magnetic North on compass • Point front marked tripod leg toward
  6. 6. Secure with Tie Down Kit• Screw ground auger and attach
  7. 7. • Connect cable to wind sensors • Raise the mast • Align arrows and insert locking pin. • Secure Radiation Shield
  8. 8. Install Control Module • Secure Control Module and connect sensor cables • Check battery connections (red/black)
  9. 9. WeatherMaster Software• Monitor weather conditions• Collect weather data
  10. 10. Interface CAMEO/ALOHA“Weather Master software is very easy to use. We can see instant weather data on our office mounted display screen or use it with our Air Plume program with the touch of a button.” ~ Lt. Dave Pearson, Oregon Hazmat Team #9
  11. 11. Some Other Interesting Applications •David Schultz Airshows •Wildland Firefighting •Resource Center for Homeland Security (shown left at Kentucky Derby)