Weather Station

Weather Station at Atharva Satellite Ground-Station

Atharva satellite Ground-Station has another addition to its list of equipments- a professional wireless data logging weather station!

The station boasts of long range wireless data logging facility. This is done with the help of a PDA (portable device assistant) which displays the large amount of data that the device measures which include

Indoor temperature and humidity
Outdoor temperature and humidity
Absolute and relative pressure
Wind speed and
Wind direction
Wind and gust level
Dew point (temperature at which humind air begins to condense at constant barometric pressure)
Wind chill (a measure of drop in temperature due to wind)
Hour rainfall
24 hour rainfall
Week rainfall
Month rainfall

Once PRATHAM is launched, the Weather Station will be helpful in keeping a record of changes in TEC values with respect to changes in temperature humidity and rain conditions.