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Spectrum Receives Eighteenth AE50 Award For Their
WatchDog 1000 Series Micro Stations


April 2011 - PRESS RELEASE - for immediate release

Plainfield, IL – Spectrum Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of weather stations and data loggers, is honored to receive their 18th AE50 Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

The prestigious AE50 award represents the best and brightest products developed throughout the world for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries expected to save producers time, costs, and labor while improving user safety.

Recognizing the need for affordable weather recording in remote microclimates, Spectrum has developed the WatchDog 1000 Series Micro Stations as user friendly devices to capture, process, and store weather history throughout the growing season. These powerful recorders present current and historical weather data, degree-day calculations, and plant disease alerts on location. Create your own station with multiple sensor options or purchase pre-packaged Plant Disease, Plant Growth, or Irrigation Micro Stations.

Mike Dunning, Weather Products Manager for Spectrum Technologies, explains that the WatchDog 1000 Series Micro Stations combine the inexpensive reliability of simple data loggers with pre-packaged sensors specific to a growers micro environment need. Growers enhance their stations with University-validated disease models and grower-defined additional sensors, sold separately.

To receive a free catalog contact Spectrum Technologies, Inc.,12360 S Industrial Dr. East, Plainfield, IL 60585, toll free (800) 248-8873, (815) 436-4440, fax (815) 436-4460, or at Spectrum manufactures and supplies affordable weather and field measurement technologies that help growers and superintendents make better decisions on sustainable crop and turf inputs.


Contact: Rebecca Fry
(800) 248-8873 Voice
(815) 436-4460 Fax


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