CWOP Information for DW2057 (D2057) in Karuizawa, JP (site inactive)

The following information is known about DW2057. If you think that any information is incorrect, then please follow the instructions for correcting that data item.

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Registered Location

Latitude: 36° 20' 48" N (deg min sec), 36.3468° (decimal), 3620.81N (LORAN)
Longitude: 138° 31' 17" E (deg min sec), 138.5214° (decimal), 13831.28E (LORAN)
Elevation: 1018 metres (3340 feet) -- validated against 1018 metres (3340 feet) from SRTM 3 arc-second: Middle Latitudes
Location: Karuizawa, JP

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DW2057' 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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476221.5 milesEast Karuizawa Mountain, 20, Japan (lat 36.3417°, long 138.5467°, altitude 1004 metres) (data present)
4761028.5 milesNorthwest Nagano, 20, Japan (lat 36.6628°, long 138.1925°, altitude 419 metres) (data present)
JA0BES-1328.6 milesNorthwest Nagano Prefecture, JP (lat 36.6702°, long 138.2022°, altitude 397 metres) (data present)
4762430.3 milesEast Maebashi, 10, Japan (lat 36.4053°, long 139.0606°, altitude 114 metres) (data present)
4762031.1 milesSouthwest Suwa, 20, Japan (lat 36.0450°, long 138.1083°, altitude 762 metres) (data present)
4761831.5 milesWest Matsumoto, -, Japan (lat 36.2467°, long 137.9706°, altitude 611 metres) (data present)
RJAF35.6 milesWest Matsumoto Airport, Japan (lat 36.1667°, long 137.9228°, altitude 660 metres) (data present)
4764139.5 milesSoutheast Chichibu, 11, Japan (lat 35.9900°, long 139.0742°, altitude 233 metres) (data present)
4763847.0 milesSouth Kofu, 19, Japan (lat 35.6672°, long 138.5539°, altitude 281 metres) (data present)
4762649.8 milesEast Kumgaya, 11, Japan (lat 36.1500°, long 139.3800°, altitude 31 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


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.

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