CWOP Information for N8XEF (AT383) in Fairmont, WV, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 39° 25' 36" N (deg min sec), 39.4267° (decimal), 3925.60N (LORAN)
Longitude: 80° 9' 5" W (deg min sec), -80.1513° (decimal), 08009.08W (LORAN)
Elevation: 351 metres (1152 feet) -- validated against 331 metres (1087 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: West Virginia
Location: Fairmont, WV, US
County: Marion, WV
Forecast Office: Pittsburgh (PBZ)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Jason
Station type/software: Weather Underground / HeavyWeather Uploader 2.1.6 / WMR-9x8

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'N8XEF' 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 at383@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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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 1307 days ago on 2011-04-03.

A recently received report from this station was

N8XEF>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@031246z3925.60N/08009.08W_198/000g000t034r000p000P000h98b06017eWUHU216WMR968SP.

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 (1307 days ago) received from this station was
N8XEF>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@031246z3925.60N/08009.08W_198/000g000t034r000p000P000h98b06017eWUHU216WMR968SP.

Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
K4G71.7 milesNorthwest Fairmont Muni-frankman Field, WV, United States of America (lat 39.4478°, long -80.1674°, altitude 313 metres)
N8TJD2.6 milesNortheast Fairmont, WV, US (lat 39.4586°, long -80.1241°, altitude 387 metres) (data present)
DW28533.4 milesNortheast Fairmont, WV, US (lat 39.4478°, long -80.0943°, altitude 358 metres) (data present)
KCKB9.9 milesSouthwest HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL, WV, United States (lat 39.2966°, long -80.2281°, altitude 367 metres) (data present)
DW780711.2 milesEast Grafton, WV, US (lat 39.4455°, long -79.9437°, altitude 555 metres) (data present)
MORW216.5 milesNortheast Monongahela River Near Morgantow, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.6200°, long -79.9694°, altitude 249 metres) (data present)
P55AX18.2 milesEast P55A Reedsville, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.5078°, long -79.8265°, altitude 550 metres) (data present)
EW469419.4 milesSouth Bridgeport, WV, US (lat 39.1457°, long -80.1400°, altitude 317 metres) (data present)
KMGW19.7 milesNortheast MORGANTOWN MUNI-HART FIELD, WV, United States (lat 39.6499°, long -79.9206°, altitude 380 metres) (data present)
P54AX21.6 milesNorthwest P54A Burton, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.6092°, long -80.4796°, altitude 472 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 Jason
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