CWOP Information for CW7113 (C7113) in Green Oaks, IL, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 42° 18' 56" N (deg min sec), 42.3154° (decimal), 4218.93N (LORAN)
Longitude: 87° 55' 5" W (deg min sec), -87.9180° (decimal), 08755.08W (LORAN)
Elevation: 211 metres (692 feet) -- validated against 212 metres (694 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: Lake County Illinois
Location: Green Oaks, IL, US
County: Lake, IL
Forecast Office: Chicago (LOT)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Brad
Station type/software: Meteobridge 2.5

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'CW7113' 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 c7113@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 45 days ago on 2015-07-20.

A recently received report from this station was

cw7113>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-2:@191202z4218.92N/08755.07W_304/000g003t076r000p146P000b10121h92eMB25

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 (46 days ago) received from this station was
cw7113>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-2:@191202z4218.92N/08755.07W_304/000g003t076r000p146P000b10121h92eMB25

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: Chicago (LOT) .

SiteDistanceLocation
EW14124.2 milesSouth Lake Forest, IL, US (lat 42.2560°, long -87.8987°, altitude 205 metres) (data present)
CW41424.3 milesSouthwest Vernon Hills, IL, US (lat 42.2692°, long -87.9734°, altitude 217 metres) (data present)
CW15695.1 milesWest Grayslake, IL, US (lat 42.3267°, long -88.0168°, altitude 219 metres) (data present)
DW77755.4 milesSouthwest Vernon Hills, IL, US (lat 42.2480°, long -87.9705°, altitude 216 metres) (data present)
W9QL5.6 milesNorthwest Druce Lake, IL, US (lat 42.3762°, long -87.9911°, altitude 234 metres) (data present)
KUGN8.1 milesNorth CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN REGIONAL, IL, United States (lat 42.4255°, long -87.8634°, altitude 222 metres) (data present)
EW501910.1 milesNorth Zion, IL, US (lat 42.4525°, long -87.8520°, altitude 214 metres) (data present)
EW558510.6 milesSouth Buffalo Grove, IL, US (lat 42.1712°, long -87.9873°, altitude 216 metres) (data present)
CW237711.4 milesSouthwest Lake Zurich, IL, US (lat 42.2112°, long -88.0913°, altitude 258 metres) (data present)
K9MJT12.4 milesSouth Buffalo Grove, IL, US (lat 42.1395°, long -87.9652°, altitude 208 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 Brad
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