Site Information for 74734 in White Sands Missile Range White Sands Range 39, NM, United States of America

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Registered Location

Latitude: 32° 38' 0" N (deg min sec), 32.6333° (decimal), 3238.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 106° 24' 0" W (deg min sec), -106.4000° (decimal), 10624.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1204 metres (3950 feet) -- validated against 1208 metres (3963 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: White Sands Missile Range White Sands Range 39, NM, United States of America
County: Dona Ana, NM
County warning area: EPZ

The site coordinates appear to be of low precision, and the station may be anywhere within the marked area. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the '74734' marker) will display the latitude/longitude of that point.

If the displayed location (or elevation) of the weather observing location is incorrect, please drag the marker to the right location (or click in the right location), and then send the updated information. Please note that we are trying to spot either the Stevenson Screen (or equivalent) or the location where the barometric readings are taken.

The location information for this site was gathered from 4 data sources. The possible locations for this site are up to 18.9 miles away. This makes it possible that the location chosen is incorrect. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to 74734@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to tell you when new stations come online in this area. Choose either within 100 miles or 250 miles . For stations in your County Warning Area: EPZ .

SiteDistanceLocation
WSM020.5 milesSoutheast Apache, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.6272°, long -106.3944°, altitude 1204 metres) (data present)
WSM1317.8 milesSouth WSMR Museum, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.3844°, long -106.4788°, altitude 1293 metres) (data present)
JERN518.2 milesWest Jornada Exp Range, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.5600°, long -106.7000°, altitude 1328 metres) (data present)
WSM2018.4 milesSouth Bldg. 1830, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.3745°, long -106.4722°, altitude 1277 metres) (data present)
WSM0318.7 milesSouth Main Post, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.3731°, long -106.4887°, altitude 1303 metres) (data present)
WSM0119.2 milesSouth C Station, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.3565°, long -106.3780°, altitude 1221 metres) (data present)
WSM0421.1 milesNorth Northrup Strip, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.9385°, long -106.4116°, altitude 1190 metres) (data present)
KHMN22.7 milesNortheast Holloman Air Force Base, NM, United States (lat 32.8519°, long -106.1085°, altitude 1248 metres) (data present)
CW938623.0 milesSouthwest Las Cruces, NM, US (lat 32.4022°, long -106.6837°, altitude 1363 metres) (data present)
KC5VVK25.4 milesSouthwest Las Cruces, NM, US (lat 32.3878°, long -106.7233°, altitude 1328 metres) (data present)

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer

Resources

CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.


Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
Page layout last modified Sunday, 21 September 2014
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