CWOP Information for KB7TPO (AS088) in Orem, UT US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 40° 18' 28" N (deg min sec), 40.3077° (decimal), 4018.46N (LORAN)
Longitude: 111° 40' 20" W (deg min sec), -111.6722° (decimal), 11140.33W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1479 metres (4852 feet) -- validated against 1476 metres (4842 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: Orem, UT US
County: Utah, UT
Forecast Office: Salt Lake City (SLC)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Chris
Station type/software: Arne Henriksen's WServer (1-Wire)

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KB7TPO' 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.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please upload them to Flickr (detailed instructions) and add the two tags 'wxtagged' and 'wx:cwop=as088'. If the picture is of the weather station itself, then please also add the 'wx:station' tag as well.

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 2274 days ago on 2008-05-09.

A recently received report from this station was

KB7TPO>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,T2PSR:@021300z4018.46N/11140.33W_337/005g012t026P000r000p...h66b10189a1w

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 (2343 days ago) received from this station was
KB7TPO>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,T2PSR:@021300z4018.46N/11140.33W_337/005g012t026P000r000p...h66b10189a1w

The problem with missing data may be that the station software is not configured with a verified login to the APRS server. If you are the station operator, then please contact CWOP-Support or Gerry Creager to get a verification code.

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: Salt Lake City (SLC) .

SiteDistanceLocation
UTORM3.0 milesWest I-15 @ Orem, UT, United States Of America (lat 40.3192°, long -111.7265°, altitude 1417 metres) (data present)
KF7K3.0 milesSouth Orem, UT US (lat 40.2647°, long -111.6767°, altitude 1441 metres) (data present)
DW87113.0 milesSouthwest Orem, UT US (lat 40.2778°, long -111.7145°, altitude 1404 metres) (data present)
AN8043.2 milesNorthwest Lindon - Provo, UT, United States of America (lat 40.3414°, long -111.7136°, altitude 1342 metres) (data present)
UTPCY3.6 milesNortheast Provo Canyon @ mp10, UT, United States Of America (lat 40.3341°, long -111.6133°, altitude 1560 metres) (data present)
BUNUT5.7 milesEast Bunnells Ridge, UT, United States Of America (lat 40.3148°, long -111.5640°, altitude 2682 metres) (data present)
KPVU6.7 milesSouthwest Provo, Provo Municipal Airport, UT, United States (lat 40.2192°, long -111.7234°, altitude 1370 metres) (data present)
UTPRV7.2 milesSouth I-15 @ Provo, UT, United States Of America (lat 40.2044°, long -111.6557°, altitude 1371 metres) (data present)
FG0028.2 milesNorthwest American Fork UT US FGNet (lat 40.3767°, long -111.7986°, altitude 1407 metres) (data present)
UR3219.3 milesSouth Spvil1, UT, United States Of America (lat 40.1794°, long -111.6180°, altitude 1381 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 Monday, 10 February 2014
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Chris
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