CWOP Information for DW8525 (D8525) in Cheyenne Wells, CO, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 38° 49' 9" N (deg min sec), 38.8190° (decimal), 3849.14N (LORAN)
Longitude: 102° 21' 9" W (deg min sec), -102.3524° (decimal), 10221.15W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1303 metres (4275 feet) -- validated against 1304 metres (4277 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
Location: Cheyenne Wells, CO, US
County: Cheyenne, CO
Forecast Office: Goodland (GLD)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Drew
Station type/software: Weather Underground / HeavyWeather Uploader 2.1.6

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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 18 days ago on 2015-04-14.

A recently received report from this station was

DW8525>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-5:@141028z3849.14N/10221.15W_000/000g000t042r000p000P000h47b10227eWUHU216HW.

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 (19 days ago) received from this station was
DW8525>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-5:@141028z3849.14N/10221.15W_000/000g000t042r000p000P000h47b10227eWUHU216HW.

Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
UP7235.9 milesWest Frstvw, CO, United States Of America (lat 38.8116°, long -102.4621°, altitude 1358 metres) (data present)
UP69412.2 milesEast Arapho, CO, United States Of America (lat 38.8461°, long -102.1293°, altitude 1216 metres) (data present)
CW962619.5 milesWest Kit Carson, CO, US (lat 38.9000°, long -102.7000°, altitude 1331 metres) (data present)
KSCOX19.9 milesNorthwest KSCO Cheyenne Wells, CO, United States Of America (lat 39.0112°, long -102.6273°, altitude 1382 metres) (data present)
KITR29.5 milesNorth BURLINGTON CARSON COUNTY, CO, United States (lat 39.2415°, long -102.2819°, altitude 1285 metres) (data present)
CW609936.5 milesEast Sharon Springs, KS, US (lat 38.7704°, long -101.6774°, altitude 1105 metres) (data present)
N5DBZ46.6 milesNortheast Goodland, KS, US (lat 39.3362°, long -101.7970°, altitude 1124 metres) (data present)
CW275151.0 milesNortheast Goodland, KS, US (lat 39.3542°, long -101.6995°, altitude 1125 metres) (data present)
KGLD51.9 milesNortheast GOODLAND RENNER FIELD, KS, United States (lat 39.3675°, long -101.6931°, altitude 1114 metres) (data present)
KLAA54.8 milesSouth LAMAR MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, CO, United States (lat 38.0718°, long -102.6874°, altitude 1129 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 Sunday, 16 November 2014
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Drew
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