Computer Requirements

The Weather Reach Server operates on a PC. The following are minimum computer system requirements:
  • Recommend 800 MHz or higher
  • Minimum Memory - 256MB RAM - Recommend 512 MB +
  • Hard disk storage - will vary based on the number of weather stations, time and amount of data being collected. The storage can vary from 12 to 70 megabytes per station per year. The program uses approximately 10 megabytes. Ten Weather stations with 2 years of data could take as much as 1.5 gigabyte of storage
  • Monitor - Minimum 800 x 600 - recommend 1024 x 768 resolution 16 bit high color SVGA or higher
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Operating system: Windows NT, 2000 or XP
  • Hardware modem - (external recommended) and analog phone line, an optional backup modem is supported
  • Serial port for feedback receiver
  • "Always On" Internet Access
  • FTP or direct access to the web server
  • An uninterruptible power supply
  • Printer must be supported by Windows