Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufactures, has installed their AWOS AV with Ceilometer at the West Houston Airport (IWS), Houston, Texas.
The just installed Automated Weather Observation System provides pilots with Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Wind Gusts, Temperature, Humidity, Dewpoint, Altimeter Setting, Density Altitude, Visibility, Cloud Height and Cloud Cover. The Airport AWOS information is accessible via VHF Radio (123.05 MHz) and over the internet; www.digiwx-kiws.com.
“The Belfort AWOS continues the improvements we are making at our airport to increase operational safety and capabilities”, this according to Woody Lesikar, Airport Manager, he continues” Belfort supplied us with a demo unit so we could try it before we bought it. The AWOS system proved itself as a reliable performer with a minimum maintenance.” www.westhoustonairport.com
Belfort Instrument Company has been a leading provider of weather instruments to government, professional meteorology and aviation markets for over 130 years. Detailed information can be found at www.belfortinstrument.com.