CWOP Information for DW8634 (D8634) in Crane, MT US (site inactive)

The following information is known about DW8634. If you think that any information is incorrect, then please follow the instructions for correcting that data item.

It is possible that this page will report a problem where no problem exists. If you believe that this has happened, then please contact me (address at the bottom of this page) and explain clearly why you think this page is in error. Note that any changes that you make may take a few days to show up here, so please give it a week before commenting.

Location Map: If this message persists, then your browser is not compatible with Google Maps.
  Larger  Smaller  Google Earth.

Registered Location

Latitude: 47° 30' 0" N (deg min sec), 47.5000° (decimal), 4730.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 104° 19' 48" W (deg min sec), -104.3300° (decimal), 10419.80W (LORAN)
Elevation: 607 metres (1991 feet) -- validated against 604 metres (1982 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
Location: Crane, MT US
County: Richland, MT
Forecast Office: Glasgow (GGW)

The site coordinates appear to be of low precision, and the station may be anywhere within the marked area. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DW8634' 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 email them to d8634@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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.

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: Glasgow (GGW) .

SiteDistanceLocation
DW85473.0 milesSouth Sidney, MT US (lat 47.4577°, long -104.3448°, altitude 604 metres) (data present)
KSDY15.7 milesNortheast Sidney-Richland, MT, United States (lat 47.7069°, long -104.1926°, altitude 605 metres) (data present)
DW869221.7 milesNorth Sidney, MT US (lat 47.8067°, long -104.4235°, altitude 762 metres) (data present)
EW120023.8 milesSouthwest Bloomfield, MT US (lat 47.3587°, long -104.7933°, altitude 839 metres) (data present)
MTSOO29.0 milesNorth Sioux Pass MT-16 MP 21, MT, United States Of America (lat 47.9197°, long -104.3262°, altitude 755 metres) (data present)
DW589432.2 milesNorthwest Lambert, MT US (lat 47.8063°, long -104.8497°, altitude 686 metres) (data present)
MTBVR33.1 milesSouth Beaver Hill I-94 MP 234.8, MT, United States Of America (lat 47.0220°, long -104.3300°, altitude 853 metres) (data present)
KGDV33.5 milesSouthwest Glendive, Dawson Community Airport, MT, United States (lat 47.1387°, long -104.8072°, altitude 749 metres) (data present)
DW589039.0 milesWest Richey, MT US (lat 47.6745°, long -105.1245°, altitude 735 metres) (data present)
DW589144.5 milesNorthwest Richey, MT US (lat 47.7928°, long -105.1800°, altitude 679 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

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
This page is one of 72566 similar pages. This one was generated in 1.36 seconds.