The Sertel Pilotsonde is a GPS sonde dedicated in Wind measurement only. It is the most affordable solution for high quality wind profile measurement.

Automatic accurate measurement of Wind direction, Wind speed, Pressure and Altitude. Reliable operation up to 30 km altitude, no interruption in clouds and / or sun glare Ground receiver self-powered by USB port of the PC.

The SERTEL Pilotsonde is easily deployable in the field, the ground station receiver is powered directly by the USB port of the PC, this allows measurement continuity without interruption risks linked to a power failure.



  • Real time display
  • Automatic data recording and storage of raw data
  • Compatible with the Sertel Ground station
  • ON / OFF Power switch and authorization to release directly indicated on the Pilotsonde (led)
  • Compact in Size,Thermocol package
  • Battery Operated System
  • Programmable Frequency
  • High Accurate Measurement
  • User Friendly Device
  • Manual MET message transmission via email, FTP, RS232 and connection
GeneralH : 130 mm Ø : 60 Wind Finding OptionsDifferential GPS Method
Weight≤90 g (including batteries)Pressure Resolution0.1hpa
TRANSMITTERPressure accuracy1.0hpa
Frequency range400.15 MHz to 406 MHzGeo potential height
Output power20 mWMethod2D GPS
ModulationGFSKPosition accuracy10 m
ALTITUDEWind speed accuracy0.1 m/s
Altitude rangeUp to 30 kmWind direction accuracy10
Altitude accuracy10 mposition resolution1 m
Altitude resolution0.1 mwind speed resolution0.1 m/s
BATTERIESwind direction resolution10
Technology3.6 VAccuracy horizontal position2.5m
Package1 battery Li-Thionyle
Pilotsonde Receiver
Power On On/off ButtonTELEMETRY
GENERAL RECEIVER Runtime Integrated battery packWith GPS lock 120 minutes
Dimensionswidth-106mm- Depth:160 mm- Height:49mmWind findingGPS (56 channels in search mode, 22 channels in tracking mode
Weight1.6 kgTransmission rateOne full data packet per sec
PowerUSB Bus poweredModulationFSK
LinksUSB to PCOutput Power Telemetry100mW
WorkstationDesktop or Laptop PCReceiverDigital synthesizer
AltitudeFrequency range 400 _ 406 MHz
RangeUp to 20kmTracking range200 km
Accuracy5mOperating Temperature Range
Resolution0.1mIndoor equipment(-)10ᵒC to 60ᵒC
Outdoor Equipment(-)45ᵒC to 60ᵒC