Campbell Scientific FireHawk 500 quick-deployment fire weather station

Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 | Supplied by: Campbell Scientific Aust Pty Ltd


The FireHawk 500 quick-deployment fire weather station can be used in extreme environments to alert and notify of changing weather conditions. It incorporates a WeatherHawk 520 weather station with an RF411 radio kit, SP2 solar panel-mounted on a rapid deployment tripod.

The sensors of the WeatherHawk 520 measure wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, solar radiation, rainfall, air temperature and relative humidity.

The rugged sensor system has no moving parts and includes an integral data logger, 3 Ah battery pack and wireless 922 MHz spread spectrum radio. Accessories include a mast adapter for masts from 1.75 to 2.0 ID, a wireless base station with power supply and antenna.

The WeatherHawk 520 is a wireless to a host device (PC or server) using fully integrated industrial-grade 922 MHz spread spectrum RF communications technology. It also has an RS232 serial data I/O located on the bottom of the weather station, which can be used as a second serial communications port, or for programming and testing the system, or for direct data downloads using a PC or PDA.

This portable weather station deploys in around 5 min and is suitable for fire professionals, prescribed burning and rapid response. Features include: no extra equipment required; no specialist training required; wireless connectivity; built for extreme conditions; fully customisable; smart power management.

Online: www.campbellsci.com.au
Phone: 07 4401 7700
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