Gun-Tests.com Article Reviews Kestrel 4500 Horus ATRAG

Gun-Tests.com recently wrote an article grading the Kestrel Meter 4500NV Horus Ballistics Meter working tandem with the Bushnell Elite Tactical XRS Extreme Range Scope With Horus H-59 Reticle. The complete article can be downloaded here. The Kestrel 4500NV Horus portion is located on pages 22-23. For you gun enthusiasts, the complete article is a great read. Sincerely, Kestrelmeters.com Team

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Altitude and Mountain Climbing: Kestrel 2500 and Kestrel 4000

Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters have long been an essential tool used by mountain climbers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts alike to stay one step ahead of inclement weather.   Climbers have even used Kestrel meters under the most extreme weather conditions while scaling Mt. Everest. Last month, EXP Adventures, LLC, a company whose innovative approach toward providing time-pressed, intrepid travelers with challenging and culturally immersive experiences, took a group of climbers to brave Mt. Washington, the highest mountain in the Northeastern United States. Located in the White Mountains range of New Hampshire at an elevation of 6,288 feet, Mt. Washington is...

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So how cold can you really use your Kestrel Meter?

In looking at the spec sheet, it's cause for some confusion.... It reads 3 different temperature specs!  With a recent call from an honorable armed forces guy up in the extremes of Alaska wondering if he could get a reading at 50 below, to essentially set up a portable weather station, I decided to write out some clarification.... The spec sheet 3 temperature definitions: Temperature    °F    -49.0 to 257.0 °F    °C    -45.0 to 125.0 °C Measure air, water and snow temperature. Thermally isolated, hermetically sealed, precision thermistor mounted externally (US Patent 5,939,645). Calibration drift negligible Operational Temperature Range (LCD...

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Do You Need a Weather Station in Your Vineyard?

Grape growers are beginning to use information technology to make informed weather-related decisions, as well as choices about vineyard development. by Bill Pregler All sectors of the wine industry have embraced new technologies, from better laboratory equipment to marketing software, but one area that is often overlooked is the vineyard itself. Now driven by increased competition, grape growers are using information technology as a way to more quickly adapt to the uncertainties of nature. The newest weather stations provide real-time, site-specific data, allowing growers to instantly and precisely monitor weather conditions at specific vineyard locations, including multiple locations simultaneously. They...

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