CWOP Information for DK2WW (AV083) in Taunusstein, DE

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Registered Location

Latitude: 50° 7' 57" N (deg min sec), 50.1325° (decimal), 5007.95N (LORAN)
Longitude: 8° 8' 27" E (deg min sec), 8.1408° (decimal), 00808.45E (LORAN)
Elevation: 385 metres (1263 feet) -- validated against 395 metres (1295 feet) from Google
Location: Taunusstein, DE
Weather station Manager/Operator: Walter
Station type/software: Weewx version 3.2.1 / FineOffsetUSB

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DK2WW' 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.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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EW37844.6 milesNortheast Niedernhausen, DE (lat 50.1630°, long 8.2328°, altitude 480 metres)
1063310.0 milesSoutheast Wiesbaden AAF, HE, Germany (lat 50.0500°, long 8.3250°, altitude 141 metres)
ETOU10.0 milesSoutheast Wiesbaden, Germany (lat 50.0498°, long 8.3254°, altitude 140 metres) (data present)
DW328211.0 milesSouthwest Oestrich-Winkel, DE (lat 49.9993°, long 8.0060°, altitude 90 metres) (data present)
EDFZ11.3 milesSouth Mainz Finthen Airport, RP, Germany (lat 49.9689°, long 8.1483°, altitude 229 metres)
1062813.1 milesSouthwest Geisenheim, HE, Germany (lat 49.9859°, long 7.9548°, altitude 110 metres) (data present)
1063514.9 milesNortheast Kleiner Feldberg/taunus, Germany (lat 50.2218°, long 8.4468°, altitude 826 metres)
EDEL18.7 milesSouthwest Langenlonsheim, RP, Germany (lat 49.9083°, long 7.9055°, altitude 90 metres)
DB5ZQ19.2 milesEast Eschborn, DE (lat 50.1415°, long 8.5728°, altitude 209 metres) (data present)
EDDF21.2 milesEast Frankfurt / M-Flughafen, Germany (lat 50.0449°, long 8.5978°, altitude 113 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


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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 Walter
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