Site Information for 03766 in Farnborough Military, ENG, United Kingdom of Great Britain & N. Ireland

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Registered Location

Latitude: 51° 17' 0" N (deg min sec), 51.2833° (decimal), 5117.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 0° 46' 0" W (deg min sec), -0.7667° (decimal), 00046.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 72 metres (236 feet) -- validated against 61 metres (200 feet) from SRTM 3 arc-second: Northern Latitudes
Location: Farnborough Military, ENG, United Kingdom of Great Britain & N. Ireland

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.

The location information for this site was gathered from 4 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

Master Location Identifier DB51.2833-0.766772Farnborough Military, ENG, United Kingdom of Great Britain & N. Ireland [03766]0.0Center 
FMI51.28-0.7772Farnborough Military, United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [03766]0.0CenterInclude
ISH51.28-0.7772Farnborough (mil), United Kingdom [03766]0.0CenterInclude
RAP stations51.27-0.7772Farnborough (mil, GB [03766]1.2CenterInclude

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Neighboring Stations

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

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EGLF0.4 milesSouthwest Farnborough, United Kingdom (lat 51.2800°, long -0.7727°, altitude 65 metres) (data present)
FW76852.6 milesSouth Aldershot, UK (lat 51.2460°, long -0.7685°, altitude 95 metres) (data present)
DW08932.7 milesWest Fleet, UK (lat 51.2967°, long -0.8250°, altitude 65 metres) (data present)
CW66174.8 milesNorth Sandhurst, UK (lat 51.3522°, long -0.7738°, altitude 83 metres) (data present)
DW52105.2 milesSouthwest Crondall, SUR UK (lat 51.2343°, long -0.8563°, altitude 84 metres) (data present)
FW51576.2 milesNortheast Bagshot, UK (lat 51.3592°, long -0.6895°, altitude 63 metres) (data present)
DW53986.2 milesEast Woking, UK (lat 51.3135°, long -0.6305°, altitude 57 metres) (data present)
GW00677.8 milesNorthwest Wokingham (lat 51.3613°, long -0.8972°, altitude 50 metres) (data present)
EGVO8.3 milesWest Odiham, United Kingdom (lat 51.2391°, long -0.9450°, altitude 123 metres) (data present)
EW08059.3 milesNorth Binfield, UK (lat 51.4173°, long -0.7825°, altitude 70 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


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, 28 February 2016
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