photographs of a box kite and the meteograph attached to it to
measure weather conditions aloft.
Aircraft used to
collect upper-air data. Note the meteograph
attached to the wing struts. Circa 1934.
release, circa 1930. Tracking telescope
or "theodolite" used to obtain winds aloft.
Early model radiosonde being attached to a balloon. Circa 1936.
Balloon Inflation Shelter with Radiotheodolite radome on top, circa 1997
Inflated balloon with radiosonde and parachute on the inflation table (circa 1997).
Radiosonde and balloon prior to release (circa 1990, left & circa 1997, right)
Balloon Release (circa 1997)
Radiosonde being carried aloft (circa 1997)
NWS Automated Radiotheodolite, circa 1955
Testing a prototype LORAN radiosonde tracking system and balloon shelter, circa 1993.
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