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Course Description

ASOS - ACU & DCP: (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
component parts and functions of the ACU
(Acquisition Control Unit) and the DCP
(Data Collection Package).  Understanding these units 
and their interaction is the first step in understanding
the ASOS system.

ASOS - LBC (Laser Beam Ceilometer): (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
laser beam ceilometer used in ASOS to detect cloud height.

ASOS - LEDWI (LED Weather Indicator): (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
ASOS Present Weather Indicator or LEDWI.

ASOS - Temperature/Dewpoint Sensor: (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
ASOS temperature and chilled mirror dewpoint sensor.

ASOS - DTS1 Dewpoint Sensor: (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
newest ASOS dewpoint sensor.

ASOS - Visibility Sensor: (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
ASOS visibility sensor employing a xenon flash lamp.

ASOS - Wind Sensor: (Click to run Web-Based lesson)

Prerequisite:       YES	 Accredited:         NO
Hardcopy:           NO	 Test:               NO
Non-creditable instruction, not requiring a 
materials packet.  Intended as instruction on the 
wind sensor system employed in ASOS.


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