CWOP Information for KD6DSI (AP204) in San Luis Obispo, CA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 35° 15' 49" N (deg min sec), 35.2637° (decimal), 3515.82N (LORAN)
Longitude: 120° 42' 39" W (deg min sec), -120.7110° (decimal), 12042.66W (LORAN)
Elevation: 74 metres (243 feet) -- validated against 87 metres (284 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western Contiguous U.S.
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA, US
County: San Luis Obispo, CA
Forecast Office: Los Angeles (LOX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Chris
Station type/software: WinAPRS 2.8.5
Website: http://www.sloweather.com/

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KD6DSI' 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.

NOTE: The Registered Location is the location that the station owner provided when they signed up with CWOP. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to ap204@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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

APRS Status

No data has been seen recently. Please check at findu.com to see if your data is being seen there.

Weather data was seen at findu.com around 1206 days ago on 2014-08-03.

A recently received report from this station was

KD6DSI>APW285,WIDE2-2,qAR,WB9VXY:@031245z3515.85N/12042.68W_301/005g007t058r000p000P000b10128h92

If this is not a weather report, then your station may not be transmitting weather reports, and this may be the problem. Check the recent reports at findu.com to see if any look like weather reports.

A reasonably recent weather report (1206 days ago) received from this station was
KD6DSI>APW285,WIDE2-2,qAR,WB9VXY:@031245z3515.85N/12042.68W_301/005g007t058r000p000P000b10128h92

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 covered by your Forecast Office: Los Angeles (LOX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
AN7852.4 milesEast San Luis Obispo - Higuera St, CA, United States of America (lat 35.2564°, long -120.6689°, altitude 70 metres) (data present)
KSBP4.3 milesSoutheast SAN LUIS OBISPO MC CHESNEY, CA, United States (lat 35.2368°, long -120.6420°, altitude 63 metres) (data present)
EW51984.9 milesSouth San Luis Obispo, CA, US (lat 35.1967°, long -120.6837°, altitude 60 metres) (data present)
EW61137.5 milesNorthwest Los Osos, CA, US (lat 35.3166°, long -120.8267°, altitude 35 metres) (data present)
EW16688.0 milesNorthwest Los Osos, CA, US (lat 35.3103°, long -120.8408°, altitude 47 metres) (data present)
SMRC18.7 milesNortheast Santa Margarita Booster Station Near Santa Margarita 2sw (smb), CA, United States of America (lat 35.3736°, long -120.6372°, altitude 353 metres) (data present)
OX1MB11.1 milesNorthwest Morro Bay Harbor, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.3711°, long -120.8579°, altitude 6 metres) (data present)
FW019411.5 milesSoutheast Arroyo Grande, CA, US (lat 35.1308°, long -120.5897°, altitude 92 metres) (data present)
CW968712.1 milesSoutheast Arroyo Grande, CA, US (lat 35.1384°, long -120.5604°, altitude 102 metres) (data present)
EW226012.6 milesNorth Atascadero, CA, US (lat 35.4338°, long -120.6320°, altitude 304 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, 28 February 2016
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Chris
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