CWOP Information for VE4ALW (AS082) in Portage La Prairie, MB, CA

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Registered Location

Latitude: 49° 58' 13" N (deg min sec), 49.9703° (decimal), 4958.22N (LORAN)
Longitude: 98° 18' 42" W (deg min sec), -98.3117° (decimal), 09818.70W (LORAN)
Elevation: 280 metres (919 feet) -- validated against 263 metres (863 feet) from SRTM.C_1TO19_3
Location: Portage La Prairie, MB, CA
Weather station Manager/Operator: Bill
Station type/software: UI-View 32
Website: http://www.mts.net/~williamr/PersonalWebPage.htm

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'VE4ALW' 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 as082@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 .

SiteDistanceLocation
CWPG4.8 milesSouth Portage Southport, MB, Canada (lat 49.9031°, long -98.2842°, altitude 269 metres) (data present)
CYPG4.9 milesSouth Portage Southport A, Canada (lat 49.9031°, long -98.2739°, altitude 269 metres) (data present)
7166426.9 milesNortheast Woodlands Radar, MB, Canada (lat 50.1539°, long -97.7783°, altitude 270 metres) (data present)
CWNK35.0 milesSouth Carman U Of M, Canada (lat 49.4981°, long -98.0297°, altitude 268 metres) (data present)
CWOJ38.6 milesNorth Oakpoint Marine, MB, Canada (lat 50.4994°, long -98.0367°, altitude 249 metres) (data present)
CXDW39.5 milesSouth Deerwood RCS , Man., Canada (lat 49.3997°, long -98.3192°, altitude 341 metres) (data present)
CPOY44.2 milesSouthwest Cypress River Rcs, MB, Canada (lat 49.5622°, long -99.0739°, altitude 374 metres) (data present)
CWCM46.8 milesWest Carberry Mcdc, Canada (lat 49.9058°, long -99.3575°, altitude 384 metres) (data present)
CXWG47.4 milesEast Winnipeg Airport, MB, Canada (lat 49.9167°, long -97.2494°, altitude 238 metres) (data present)
CYWG48.1 milesEast Winnipeg Int. Airportman., Canada (lat 49.9167°, long -97.2333°, altitude 239 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, 21 September 2014
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Bill
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