Required Tools for Weather Station Setup

Required tools for weather station setup: 

  • 1/2” wrench or socket for tripod and u-bolts
    • note that RX cellular antenna and channel kits have limited access when using a socket
  • 5/16” wrench or socket for hose clamps
    • Onset rain gauge & RS3-B solar radiation shield
  • 7/16” wrench or socket for Davis wind sensor and the half/full cross-arms
  • 7/16” wrench for Davis rain gauge
    • note a socket can’t be used, not enough room
  • 7/16” deep socket for leg u-bolts on 3-meter tripod
  • Wire-cutters for guy wires and grounding wire
  • Large tie-wraps for cable management
  • Sledgehammer (8 lbs)
  • Crescent/adjustable wrench
  • Flat-head screwdriver
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • 10-mm wrench or socket (instructions call for these in some cases)
  • 11-mm wrench or socket (instructions call for these in some cases)
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