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WeatherFile GSM Connected Tower Crane System

Product code: WSWFGSMTC


The GSM Connected Tower Crane system is the ultimate solution for live wind and weather monitoring for cranes and construction sites.

The WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) receives data from the sensor, logs the data locally and shares it via a secure independent GSM cellular network connection to the internet where it can be viewed 24/7 on from any location cost free. In addition, the WeatherFile Communication Units’ (WCU) own local WiFi network allows data to be viewed over any WiFi enabled device within 50m.

Call our technical team on +44 (0) 1590 641223 or email to discuss your specific construction site requirement in detail.

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WeatherFile GSM Connected Tower Crane System Description

The WeatherFile GSM Connected Tower Crane System is a unique internet connected weather station designed specifically for construction sites and tower cranes, the rugged durable design with IP67 rated enclosure makes it ideal for the harsh construction site environment. The system delivers wind measurements to the appropriate industry standards including IEC-61400 as well as a full list of other weather parameters if required.

At the heart of the WeatherFile GSM Connected Tower Crane System is the WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) which provides the means of connecting the weather sensors via 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 12Vdc making installation incredibly simple and cost effective.

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
• Optional data privacy via SSL secure login to a private area on

Richard Paul Russell Ltd work with clients to deliver bespoke solutions, please contact our technical team on +44 (0) 1590 641223 or email to discuss your specific requirements.

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.


• Fast 'plug and play' set up. Live data within minutes
• 24/7 fully managed public internet accessible view of live data from your location wherever you are via
• Individual location intranet landing page as standard
• 14 day data history graphs as standard
• Data can be downloaded for detailed analysis and graphing in .CSV (Excel) file format rights free without cost
• 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, temperature, relative humidity, absolute humidity, barometric pressure, dew point and precipitation
• Optional compass and GPS positioning
• Email alert functionality when set parameters have been met, such as a wind speed limit
• Maintenance-free, super-accurate sensors resulting in a cost-effective long-term solution
• 2 year warranty as standard

Item Contents

• Sensor (dependent on your selection)
• WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU)*
• Mounting Mast (WindSonic; anodised aluminium, length 0.75metre, Calypso; anodised aluminium, length 1metre)
• RS232 or RS485 cable (between sensor & WCU) complete with connectors
• Connection to website
• 12Vdc power lead with Binder connector for WCU
*SIM card varies, refer to SIM card & network selection guide in documents tab

Sensor Refer to manual on documents tab, varies with selection
WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) See WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) »
Mounting Mast for Gill Sensors Height: 750mm
Diameter: 44.45mm OD
Drilled and tapped (MS)
Anodised aluminium alloy, depth of 15 microns
Calypso Mounting Mast Aluminium inside: Ø: 23 mm
Aluminium outside: Ø: 25 mm
Aluminium thickness: 1 mm
100cm length
Calypso sensor thread sizing: M16x1,5 aluminium male thread (Ø 20 drill to allow wiring)
VHF mount thread sizing: 1"-14 UNS thread (Ø 20 drill to allow wiring)
RS232/RS485 Cable Varies with length
Power Supply 12Vdc power lead 3m cable Binder plug connector

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

GMX 200
GMX 500
GMX 600
  Calypso WS1 GMX200 GMX500 GMX600
Wind Speed Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Wind Direction Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Apparent / True Wind Speed       Tick Tick
WMO Wind AV/Gust       Tick Tick
Air Pressure       Tick Tick
Relative Humidity       Tick Tick
Absolute Humidity       Tick Tick
Barometric Pressure       Tick Tick
Dew Point       Tick Tick
Precipitation         Tick
Compass     Tick   Tick
Optional GPS Positioning     Tick Tick Tick