The Campbell Scientific Blog Your source for useful how-to information and helpful expert advice

Search the Blog


Subscribe to the Blog

Set up your preferences for receiving email notifications when new blog articles are posted that match your areas of interest.


Area / Application

Product Category

Activity

Corporate / News

Enter your email address:



Suggest an Article

Is there a topic you would like to learn more about? Let us know. Please be as specific as possible.

Leave this field empty

Displaying 1 - 5 of 5 articles authored by: Bruce Smith

How to Use Keypad Commands with Edlog Data Loggers

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 01/09/2019 | Comments: 0

how to use keypad commands with edlog data loggers

Whether your Edlog-based data logger has a built-in keypad, an external keypad, or no keypad at all, keypad commands are an important field tool. But, if you don’t have a keypad, how do you use keypad commands? In this article, we’ll discuss this topic and... read more

Evapotranspiration: What It Is and How It Is Helpful

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 06/08/2017 | Comments: 1

evapotranspiration: what it is and how it is helpful

Have you ever heard someone mention "ET" and wondered what it meant? Assuming the person wasn’t talking about extra-terrestrials or Entertainment Tonight, the conversation was probably about evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration (or "ET") is the water lost through plant transpiration and soil and plant evaporation. The images... read more

How to Test COM Ports and Short Haul Modems

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 12/02/2015 | Comments: 0

how to test com ports and short haul modems

Has an electrical surge or other event made you concerned that your COM port or short haul modem may not be operating properly? Do you know how to test for this? In this brief article, we’ll look at some simple tests you can perform to... read more

8 ET Station Components that Need Regular Maintenance

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 09/23/2015 | Comments: 0

8 et station components that need regular maintenance

Like most machines, automated weather stations require regular maintenance to provide you with better performance and longer life expectancy. A weather station designed to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for commercial agriculture and irrigation scheduling has a number of components that require maintenance and calibration. Based on... read more

How to Check the Accuracy of Your Solar Radiation Measurements

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 0

how to check the accuracy of your solar radiation measurements

Solar radiation is an important measurement for many researchers and those who are monitoring their evapotranspiration values for irrigation purposes. If you have been wondering how accurate your solar radiation measurement is, Apogee Instruments (an associated company of Campbell Scientific) has a Clear Sky Calculator mobile... read more

We're active on Social Media!
Stay informed with our latest updates by following us on these platforms: