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WeatherFile 4G GSM Cellular Remote System

Product code: WSWF5


The WeatherFile 3G/4G GSM Cellular remote system offers the perfect solution for live wind and weather monitoring from isolated locations.

The WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) receives data from the sensor positioned on a tripod, satellite dish base or stayed mast and transfers it via a secure independent GSM cellular mobile connection to the internet where it can be viewed using the website. In addition, the WeatherFile Communication Units (WCU) own local WiFi network allows data to be viewed over your connected device within 50m. The system is powered (12Vdc) via battery* and solar panel*

(*not included)

To discuss your remote system requirements please contact our technical team on +44 (0) 1590 641223 or email

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WeatherFile Remote System Station Description

The WeatherFile 3G/4G GSM Cellular Remote System is a self-powered solution using 12Vdc battery power and solar panel (note battery and solar panel specifications vary with geographic location and sensor choice, contact our technical team to confirm exact specification required).

A wide range of the highest quality meteorological sensors are available to use with the system, combined with multiple mounting options including tripod, stayed mast, satellite dish base and bespoke options depending on client requirement.

Data is transferred over the 3G/4G GSM mobile cellular network to the cloud solution via the WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU).

The WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) is the heart of the system, the means of connecting the weather sensor over the GSM cellular network to Data is viewable on and is also directly accessible within 50m of the WCU using its own WiFi on a local display page.

The WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) is housed in a tough, weatherproof (IP67) enclosure with high quality Binder plug connectors, one cable connects the sensor to the WCU and the system is powered via a 12Vdc battery and solar panel making it ideal for remote weather monitoring applications.

In addition, the WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) has a host of features to ensure the system operates consistently at the highest level:
• Data logged even if internet connection lost, data will catch up once connection restored
• Power control system manages individual system elements
• Data delivery to WeatherFile can be scheduled to reduce power consumption, vitally important for remote monitoring when managing power consumption is critical
• Optional data privacy via SSL secure login to a private area on

Please contact our technical team to help specify sensor selection, battery and solar power requirement on +44 (0) 1590 641223 or email

Systems are also available for short term rental hire or long-term lease, terms vary depending on system specification and rental/lease period, please contact us for more information.


• Self-powered meteorological monitoring station
   • 12Vdc battery power, specification dependant on sensor choice and geographic region
   • Solar panel, specification dependant on sensor choice and geographic region
• Various mounting solutions to meet individual location requirements, for example, tripod, satellite dish base and stayed mast. Installation advice available from our technical team
• A full suite of weather parameters can be measured including wind speed, wind direction, apparent and true wind, WMO wind average and gust, air temperature, air pressure, relative humidity, absolute humidity, barometric pressure, dew point and precipitation
• Optional compass and GPS positioning
• Secure standalone GSM mobile connection (3G/4G), SIM card contract included
• 24/7 fully managed public internet accessible view of live data from your location wherever you are via
• User defined data averaging and broadcast rate
• Data can be downloaded for detailed analysis and graphing
• Email alert functionality when user defined wind speed limits have been exceeded
• Maintenance-free, super-accurate sensors resulting in a cost-effective long-term solution
• Lightning protection can be added, please contact us for a quotation
• 2 year warranty as standard

Item Contents

• Sensor (dependent on your selection)
• WindSonic Mounting Mast (anodised aluminium, 1.5metres long)
• 20m RS232 Cable (between sensor & WCU) including WindSonic Connector and Binder WCU connector
• WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) with SIM card & 3 year contract
• Connection to WeatherFile website
• Power Supply Unit
• 3m USB lead with Binder connector for WCU
• Battery and Solar Panel not included, POA

Sensor Refer to manual on documents tab, varies with selection
WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) See WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) web page »
Mounting Mast for Gill Sensors Anodised aluminium alloy, depth of 15 microns
RS232 Cable Diameter: 4.8mm
Length: 10m
Weight: 0.45 kg approx
Construction: 5 core, tinned copper conductor 24(7) AWG, 0.22mm2, PVC insulation, Cores laid up, overall aluminium/polyester foil screen, tinned copper drain wire (24AWG), PVC sheath.
Power Supply Solar panel & regulator; specification dependant on sensor choice and geographic location
12Vdc battery power; specification dependant on sensor choice and geographic region

Choose your sensor based on the parameters you want to measure:

GMX 600
GMX 600
GMX 200
GMX 500
GMX 600
  Calypso WS1 MetPak GMX 200 GMX 500 GMX 600
Wind Speed Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Wind Direction Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Apparent / True Wind Speed       Tick Tick Tick
WMO Wind AV/Gust       Tick Tick Tick
Air Pressure         Tick Tick
Relative Humidity     Tick   Tick Tick
Absolute Humidity         Tick Tick
Barometric Pressure     Tick   Tick Tick
Dew Point     Tick   Tick Tick
Precipitation           Tick
Compass       Tick Tick Tick
Optional GPS Positioning       Tick Tick Tick