Premiering at SHOT Show, Nielsen-Kellerman Debuts the Kestrel Sportsman, the Ideal Tool for Long-Range Hunters & Shooters Targeting Distances within the Supersonic Range

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The Kestrel Sportsman Ballistics Weather Meter incorporates the Applied Ballistics G1/G7 solver to deliver highly accurate elevation and windage solutions for long-range hunters and shooters within an 800-yard shot distance. The Kestrel Sportsman complements Kestrel’s full line of rugged integrated environmental meters with ballistics calculators offering accurate shooting solutions at any range.

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The Kestrel Sportsman combines real-time environmental monitoring with a full Applied Ballistics G1/G7 ballistics solver to instantly provide accurate targeting DOPE for shots within the supersonic range.

Kestrel® Weather & Environmental Meters has introduced the newest product in its comprehensive line of Ballistics Weather Meters, the Kestrel Sportsman. The ideal field ballistics calculator for any shot distance within 800 yards, the Kestrel Sportsman combines real-time environmental monitoring with a full Applied Ballistics G1/G7 ballistics solver to instantly provide accurate targeting DOPE for shots within supersonic range. The Kestrel Sportsman is also pocket-sized, rugged, waterproof and easy-to-use and offers a full suite of environmental readings including wind speed, crosswind, wind direction, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and density altitude – reliably providing critical information to ensure the success and safety of your hunt and other outdoor activities.

The Kestrel Sportsman gives shooters the exact tool they need to improve accuracy and precision directly from their shooting position, whether it’s in the field or on the range. Featuring a robust ballistics solver based on proprietary Applied Ballistics technology, the Sportsman allows users to select from either G1 or G7 ballistic coefficients (BCs) when calculating a trajectory within 800 yards. The unit comes pre-loaded with customizable gun/bullet options and stores up to 16 personalized combinations.

To get the greatest accuracy and convenience while shooting, the Kestrel Sportsman is also available with the Spotter Pack, which includes:

  •     Tripod-mountable vane mount to allow the unit to calculate hold information using real-time wind and weather data
  •     FREE Kestrel Companion App for remote viewing of your shooting solution from your shooting position on your Android device
  •     Bluetooth® Wireless Data Transfer for access to the most up-to-date firmware upgrades from shooting industry experts
  •     Protective, zippered carry pouch for compact, lightweight carrying
  •     Night-vision-preserving backlight

Available in olive drab, the Kestrel Sportsman is completely water- and dustproof (sealed to IP-67 standards) and drop tested to military standards (MIL-STD-810G transit shock). All Kestrel meters are small, lightweight (just 4.5 ounces), extremely rugged and easy-to-use. They are not only built to military standards, but have proven their reliability over nearly two decades in the field. Every Kestrel meter is designed, developed, built, tested and supported in the USA, and carries an industry-leading five-year warranty.

For more information, full specs or to pre-order the Kestrel Sportsman, visit http://www.nkhome.com. You have the optics, ammunition and gun – now take the guesswork out of your shot. Carry a Kestrel Ballistics Weather Meter.

-Know Your Conditions-
For more information, contact Meg Amis at 610.447.1555 x306, mamis@nkhome.com or visit http://www.nkhome.com.

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