CWOP Information for CW8986 (C8986) in Claraville, CA US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 35° 26' 44" N (deg min sec), 35.4455° (decimal), 3526.73N (LORAN)
Longitude: 118° 19' 35" W (deg min sec), -118.3263° (decimal), 11819.58W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1904 metres (6248 feet) -- validated against 1904 metres (6248 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: Claraville, CA US
County: Kern, CA
Forecast Office: San Joaquin Valley (HNX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Lonesome
Station type/software: Meteohub version 4.9

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'CW8986' 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 upload them to Flickr (detailed instructions) and add the two tags 'wxtagged' and 'wx:cwop=c8986'. 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 162 days ago on 2013-11-08.

A recently received report from this station was

CW8986>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@115704z3526.73N/11819.58W_244/001g004t028r000p000P000b10207h63eMH49

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 (163 days ago) received from this station was
CW8986>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@115704z3526.73N/11819.58W_244/001g004t028r000p000P000b10207h63eMH49

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: San Joaquin Valley (HNX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
PIFC16.4 milesSouthwest Piute Fire Station Near Tehachap, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.3842°, long -118.4119°, altitude 1286 metres) (data present)
ABRC18.7 milesNorth Bob Rabbit Alert #1850 Near Weld, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5675°, long -118.2883°, altitude 1173 metres) (data present)
IDKC112.3 milesSouthwest Indian Creek Near Tehachapi 11ne, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.2817°, long -118.4114°, altitude 850 metres) (data present)
TSDC112.9 milesSouthwest Stud Horse Canyon Near Tehachapi, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.2886°, long -118.4511°, altitude 905 metres) (data present)
WLBC113.1 milesWest Walker Basin Near Caliente 8nne, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.3822°, long -118.5456°, altitude 984 metres) (data present)
WX6HNX-1320.8 milesSoutheast Jawbone Cyn, CA US (lat 35.3016°, long -118.0016°, altitude 658 metres) (data present)
CW675421.1 milesSouthwest Keene, CA US (lat 35.2480°, long -118.6109°, altitude 870 metres) (data present)
KTSP22.4 milesSouth Tehachapi Municipal Airport, CA, United States of America (lat 35.1350°, long -118.4392°, altitude 1219 metres) (data present)
CW102022.9 milesSouthwest Tehachapi, CA US (lat 35.1464°, long -118.4986°, altitude 1183 metres) (data present)
CW046423.1 milesSouthwest Tehachapi, CA US (lat 35.1505°, long -118.5167°, altitude 1280 metres) (data present)

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 Lonesome
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