automated weather observing system

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automated weather observing system (AWOS)

An automated weather reporting system, which transmits local real-time weather data directly to the pilot. AWOS-A transmits only the altimeter setting; AWOS-1 reports the altimeter setting, wind data, temperature, dew point, and density altitude. AWOS-2 reports are the same as AWOS-1 but also include visibility. AWOS-3 reports the same information as AWOS-2 along with cloud/ceiling data.
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14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas-Fort Worth Airport became the most recent airport to install and use the Automated Surface Observing System Controller Equipment (ACE), a networked data display system allowing over 100 users instant access to weather data from many sources and up to 10,000 site-specific data screens.
In addition to "plug-in" expendability as new sensors are needed or developed, it is the only system to utilize the advanced software of SMI's Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS), the official weather reporting system of the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service.
In addition to "plug-in" expandability as new sensors are needed or developed, it is the only system to utilize the advanced software of SMI's Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS), the official weather reporting system of the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service.
subsidiary, has installed an Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS), sold commercially as AWOS 3500(TM), at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic in Madison, Wis.
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