CWOP Information for DW2425 (D2425) in Puyallup, WA US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 47° 8' 4" N (deg min sec), 47.1344° (decimal), 4708.06N (LORAN)
Longitude: 122° 15' 45" W (deg min sec), -122.2625° (decimal), 12215.75W (LORAN)
Elevation: 175 metres (574 feet) -- validated against 176 metres (577 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western Contiguous U.S.
Location: Puyallup, WA US
County: Pierce, WA
Forecast Office: Seattle/Tacoma (SEW)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Lynn
Station type/software: Cumulus/WS2300

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DW2425' marker) will display the latitude/longitude of that point.

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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 145 days ago on 2014-03-30.

A recently received report from this station was

DW2425>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-5:@121010z4708.03N/12215.75W_000/000g000t036r000p000P000h89b10297eCumulusWS2300

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
DW2425>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-5:@121010z4708.03N/12215.75W_000/000g000t036r000p000P000h89b10297eCumulusWS2300

Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
AN6371.8 milesWest Puyallup-128th St, WA, United States of America (lat 47.1405°, long -122.2992°, altitude 134 metres) (data present)
DW68663.2 milesWest Puyallup, WA US (lat 47.1424°, long -122.3288°, altitude 142 metres) (data present)
DW99514.8 milesNortheast Bonney Lake, WA US (lat 47.1750°, long -122.1792°, altitude 203 metres) (data present)
PUYSO6.2 milesNorth Puyallup South Hill, WA, United States Of America (lat 47.2200°, long -122.3000°, altitude 134 metres) (data present)
CW15586.4 milesSoutheast Orting, WA US (lat 47.0607°, long -122.1820°, altitude 191 metres) (data present)
DW22326.5 milesNortheast Bonney Lake, WA US (lat 47.1863°, long -122.1483°, altitude 186 metres) (data present)
CW91117.6 milesSouthwest Elk Plain, WA US (lat 47.0512°, long -122.3680°, altitude 134 metres) (data present)
CW55818.5 milesSouth Graham, WA US (lat 47.0165°, long -122.3138°, altitude 225 metres) (data present)
DW62898.5 milesEast Buckley, WA US (lat 47.1504°, long -122.0828°, altitude 214 metres) (data present)
EW36498.8 milesNortheast Bonney Lake, WA US (lat 47.2312°, long -122.1410°, altitude 164 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 Lynn
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