CWOP Information for KD3XC-15 (AR783) in Uniontown, PA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 39° 53' 21" N (deg min sec), 39.8892° (decimal), 3953.35N (LORAN)
Longitude: 79° 45' 40" W (deg min sec), -79.7610° (decimal), 07945.66W (LORAN)
Elevation: 372 metres (1220 feet) -- validated against 369 metres (1210 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3E arc second elevation data
Location: Uniontown, PA, US
County: Fayette, PA
Forecast Office: Pittsburgh (PBZ)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Rich
Station type/software: Byonics WxTrak, Peet Brothers Ultimeter 2000

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KD3XC-15' 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 ar783@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 25 days ago on 2015-08-08.

A recently received report from this station was

KD3XC-15>APTW01,WIDE3-2,qAR,N3WWN-3:_11040956c212s002g000t055r000p000P000h35b10236tU2k

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 (302 days ago) received from this station was
KD3XC-15>APTW01,WIDE3-2,qAR,N3WWN-3:_11040956c212s002g000t055r000p000P000h35b10236tU2k

Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
KVVS7.3 milesNortheast Joseph A Hardy Connellsville, Connellsville, PA, United States of America (lat 39.9581°, long -79.6575°, altitude 386 metres)
DW103010.5 milesWest Rices Landing, PA, US (lat 39.9315°, long -79.9508°, altitude 342 metres) (data present)
LLPW212.7 milesSouthwest Cheat Rvr At Lake Lynn Near Stew, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.7208°, long -79.8556°, altitude 274 metres) (data present)
KMGW18.6 milesSouthwest MORGANTOWN MUNI-HART FIELD, WV, United States (lat 39.6499°, long -79.9206°, altitude 380 metres) (data present)
WA3WZR20.3 milesNorth Donora, PA, US (lat 40.1701°, long -79.8741°, altitude 309 metres) (data present)
EW773620.4 milesNorthwest Charleroi, PA, US (lat 40.1477°, long -79.9449°, altitude 339 metres) (data present)
DW395420.6 milesSoutheast Bruceton Mills, WV, US (lat 39.6138°, long -79.6128°, altitude 570 metres) (data present)
MORW221.7 milesSouthwest Monongahela River Near Morgantow, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.6200°, long -79.9694°, altitude 249 metres) (data present)
CW883921.9 milesWest Waynesburg, PA, US (lat 39.9276°, long -80.1700°, altitude 340 metres) (data present)
DNGP125.0 milesNortheast Donegal 1nw, PA, United States Of America (lat 40.1275°, long -79.4058°, altitude 530 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

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, 16 November 2014
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Rich
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