RM Young AQ Wind Monitor (model 05305) Sensor
RMYOUNG-05305 RM Young AQ Wind Monitor (model 05305) Sensor
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RM Young AQ Wind Monitor (model 05305) Sensor

Important Info

This solution consists of Wind Monitor model 05305, purchased separately from R.M. Young, and an S-WCB-M003 adapter purchased from Onset.


The Wind Monitor is a high resolution wind sensor for air quality applications, that is compatible with Onset's line of research-grade weather stations, including the RX3000, U30-NRC, H21, and H22 systems. When paired with the S-WCB-M003 wind sensor adapter, it offers plug-and-play performance with Onset stations, eliminating the need for programming or complex wiring.  It combines low threshold, fast response and excellent fidelity to meet important regulatory standards.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Ambient Monitoring Guidelines for Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD).

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency NRC Regulatory Guide 1.23 Meteorological Programs in Support of Nuclear Power Plants.

American Nuclear Society Standard for Determining Meteorological Information at Power Plants.

Wind speed is sensed by a lightweight, carbon fiber thermoplastic (CFT), helicoid propeller. The wind direction sensor is a lightweight, balanced vane. The instrument body is UV stabilized plastic with stainless steel and anodized aluminum fittings. The instrument mounts on standard 1 inch pipe.

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.

What measurements does this sensor support?

This sensor supports the following measurement: Wind

To view the specifications for this product, visit R.M. Young's website product page.

Adapter Specifications

Cable from adapter housing that plugs into logger: 3m (9.8 ft)

Adapter housing dimensions: 19.6 cm(7.7 in) long, 2.7 cm (1.05 in) diameter

Cable from adapter housing for connectiong screw terminal in the RM Young sensor junction box: 46 cm (18 in) 

Wind speed measurement range: '0 to 50 m/s (0 to 112 mph)

Wind speed accuracy (adapter only): 0.20 m/s (0.46 mph)

Wind speed resolution: 0.20 m/s (0.46 mph)

Wind direction range: 0 to 355 degrees

Wind direction accuracy (adapter only): 1.4 degrees

Wind direction resolution: 1.4 degrees

Documentation for the RMYOUNG-05305

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