CWOP Information for CNRA2 in Chena Hot Springs, AK, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 65° 3' 10" N (deg min sec), 65.0528° (decimal), 6503.17N (LORAN)
Longitude: 146° 3' 21" W (deg min sec), -146.0558° (decimal), 14603.35W (LORAN)
Elevation: 361 metres (1184 feet) -- validated against 354 metres (1161 feet) from NED 2 arc-second: Alaska
Location: Chena Hot Springs, AK, US
Borough: Fairbanks North Star, AK
Forecast Offices: Anchorage (AFC), Fairbanks (AFG)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Ed
Station type/software: Davis Vantage Pro 2/Vue with Weatherlink-IP

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APRS Status

No data has been seen recently. Please check at to see if your data is being seen there.

Weather data was seen at around 242 days ago on 2015-02-06.

A recently received report from this station was


This report was seems to be a valid APRS record, but not a valid weather record.

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A reasonably recent weather report (242 days ago) received from this station was

Neighboring Stations

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

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UCHA213.6 milesSouthwest Chena R Nr Two Rivers, AK, United States Of America (lat 64.9028°, long -146.3569°, altitude 251 metres) (data present)
LCRA220.5 milesWest Little Chena Ridge, AK, United States Of America (lat 65.1303°, long -146.7353°, altitude 821 metres) (data present)
MTCA221.3 milesNorth Montana Creek DOT, AK, US (lat 65.3600°, long -146.0864°, altitude 646 metres) (data present)
TRSA224.6 milesSouthwest Two Rivers 7e, AK, United States of America (lat 64.8872°, long -146.8017°, altitude 202 metres) (data present)
2RIVRS32.8 milesWest Two Rivers, AK, US (lat 64.8748°, long -147.0939°, altitude 259 metres) (data present)
AD4BL35.0 milesWest Fairbanks, AK, US (lat 64.8732°, long -147.1742°, altitude 229 metres) (data present)
NOCA235.7 milesNorthwest Nome Creek Above Beaver Creek Near Fairbanks 41nne, AK, United States of America (lat 65.3631°, long -147.0378°, altitude 509 metres) (data present)
CHLA236.7 milesWest L Chena R Nr Fairbanks, AK, United States Of America (lat 64.8861°, long -147.2472°, altitude 150 metres) (data present)
POKRX40.4 milesWest POKR Poker Plat Research Range, AK, United States Of America (lat 65.1171°, long -147.4335°, altitude 500 metres) (data present)
PAEI40.8 milesSouthwest Fairbanks, Eielson Air Force Base, AK, United States (lat 64.6657°, long -147.1015°, altitude 167 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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Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

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Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
Page layout last modified Sunday, 16 November 2014
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Ed
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