Author: Monica Devlin

  1. Improve Your Hunting Success with Kestrel Weather Meters

    Improve Your Hunting Success with Kestrel Weather Meters

    It's well known in the hunting community that changes in weather influence deer movement. A cold snap in fall and early winter, especially after a bout of warmer weather, can create the perfect storm for the ideal deer-hunting experience. When a cold front moves through an area, it brings more than just a change in air temperature. That front is also greatly influenced by barometric pressure, wind, and altitude.

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  2. The Effects of Wind and Weather for Archery and Bow Hunting

    The Effects of Wind and Weather for Archery and Bow Hunting

    Pulling back on your bow, you aim at your trophy whitetail anticipating the perfect shot. Whether your tool of choice is longbow or a crossbow, wind and weather matter when it comes to this sport of significant skill. We’re sharing some insight on how you can use Kestrel Weather Meters to stay on top of your archery and bow hunting game!

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  3. America’s Favorite Sport: How Weather Impacts Football

    America’s Favorite Sport: How Weather Impacts Football

    According to favoritism polls from Gallup, football is the most popular sport in America. That's not exactly surprising considering the large crowds regularly packing the stadiums, gathering at local bars and pubs, or huddling around the TV in the family room to cheer on the hometown team.

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  4. Kestrel Meters & Storm Chasing: Reliable Tracking for Severe Weather Conditions

    Kestrel Meters & Storm Chasing: Reliable Tracking for Severe Weather Conditions

    We're heading into the end of hurricane season (November 30), but the impact of hurricanes from this year has left lasting results. Hurricane Michael was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to reach landfall in the United States, resulting in $8 billion in damages. Earlier this year, Hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina and South Carolina. Weather anchors and meteorologists from various networks rely on Kestrel Weather Meters to keep track of tropical storms and other severe weather.

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  5. Monitor Temperature to Prevent Cold Stress in Calves

    Monitor Temperature to Prevent Cold Stress in Calves

    As we head into the coldest months of the year, you might be concerned about the comfort and survival of your livestock. This is especially the case when it comes to calves. The USDA estimates that 95,000 calves die each year due to cold stress and hypothermia, which makes their survival challenging for calves born during the winter and early spring. The good news is that weather meters such as the AG Livestock DROP Environmental Monitoring Pack, can provide needed livestock level weather information for farmers to adapt the housing and feeding regimes for their calves in cold winter conditions to keep them safe.

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  6. Getting into the Spirit of Ghost Hunting with Kestrel Weather Meters

    Getting into the Spirit of Ghost Hunting with Kestrel Weather Meters

    From old and abandoned asylums to creepy cemeteries with nothing around for miles, paranormal investigators depend on Kestrel meters for ghost hunting. Searching for spirits with the naked eye is a shot in the dark (quite literally, in most cases), which is why it’s important to rely on other senses to detect paranormal activity. Goosebumps on the back of your neck? The hair raising on your arms? These could be signs that spirits are nearby, but Kestrel meters can help detect and document subtle environmental changes in the surrounding area that your body may not register.

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  7. Monitoring Military Heat Stress: 4 Essential Tips for Saving Lives with the Kestrel 5400

    Monitoring Military Heat Stress: 4 Essential Tips for Saving Lives with the Kestrel 5400

    Heat stress is a serious concern for all military personnel. Exertional heat stress can cause severe injuries and even death, but the good news is that it’s 100% preventable. The Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker in tan is the preferred choice of the military for monitoring the environmental conditions, helping to save countless lives of military personnel across the globe.

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  8. The Need for Environmental Monitoring in Scientific Studies

    The Need for Environmental Monitoring in Scientific Studies

    Knowing and understanding the environment around us allows us to preserve it, protect it, and even learn from it. Technology makes a major impact on how we apply our understanding to scientific studies, especially with environmental monitoring. With the help of the Kestrel 5500 and DROPs, scientists ranging from ecologists to hydrologists can improve their scientific studies with reliable, accurate data.

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  9. How to Remote View Kestrel Data in Four Easy Steps

    How to Remote View Kestrel Data in Four Easy Steps

    We are often asked about how to remotely view environmental data from a Kestrel meter. The Kestrel 5000 series, including DROP data loggers, allow users to monitor and chart data including wind chill, dew point, heat stress index, and more. Industries from the military to scientific disciplines are using Kestrel meters to monitor conditions. Kestrels are known for providing accurate, onsite, on-the-spot microclimate weather data. With LiNK connectivity, you are able to wirelessly see and manage data on a mobile device with the free Kestrel LiNK app within 100’ line of sight. However, there is a way to set up for viewing Kestrel data outside of those parameters. This guide will show you how to do that.

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  10. Why Weather Meters Outperform Weather Apps for Accuracy Measurements

    Why Weather Meters Outperform Weather Apps for Accuracy Measurements

    When you check the forecast on a weather app, you'll find that it doesn't necessarily offer the most accurate information for your specific location. Many times the weather app will call for rain, yet you don’t see a drop the entire day. Kestrel weather & environmental meters are superior to most weather apps on the market, and one of the secrets behind it's accuracy boils down to microclimates.

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