Synop Information for 10629 in Offenthal (radar), Germany

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Registered Location

Latitude: 49° 59' 9" N (deg min sec), 49.9858° (decimal), 4959.15N (LORAN)
Longitude: 8° 42' 50" E (deg min sec), 8.7139° (decimal), 00842.83E (LORAN)
Elevation: 198 metres (650 feet) -- validated against 206 metres (675 feet) from Google
Location: Offenthal (radar), Germany

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The location information for this site was gathered from 3 data sources. The possible locations for this site are up to 34.8 miles away. This makes it possible that the location chosen is incorrect. 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.

SourceLatitudeLongitudeElevationPlaceMilesMap
WMO49.98588.7139198Offenthal (radar), Germany [10629]0.0Center 
ISH49.988.72198Offenthal (radar), Germany [10629]0.2CenterInclude
Master Location Identifier DB49.96707.933026Bingen, RP, Germany [10629]34.8CenterInclude

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to 10629@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
106393.0 milesNorthwest Langen (btz), Germany (lat 50.0075°, long 8.6547°, altitude 135 metres)
EDFE3.7 milesSouthwest Egelsbach Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport, HE, Germany (lat 49.9608°, long 8.6415°, altitude 117 metres)
FW10074.1 milesSouthwest Erzhausen, DE (lat 49.9522°, long 8.6390°, altitude 374 metres) (data present)
EDDF6.6 milesNorthwest Frankfurt / M-Flughafen, Germany (lat 50.0449°, long 8.5978°, altitude 113 metres) (data present)
106307.3 milesWest Frankfurt-walldorf, HE, Germany (lat 50.0236°, long 8.5594°, altitude 144 metres)
FW859110.1 milesEast Babenhausen, DE (lat 49.9483°, long 8.9343°, altitude 128 metres) (data present)
DB5ZQ12.5 milesNorthwest Eschborn, DE (lat 50.1418°, long 8.5725°, altitude 209 metres) (data present)
FW668215.0 milesWest Trebur, DE (lat 49.9115°, long 8.3978°, altitude 85 metres) (data present)
DB0ZAV16.1 milesNorth Karben, DE (lat 50.2130°, long 8.7883°, altitude 140 metres) (data present)
ETOU17.8 milesWest Wiesbaden, Germany (lat 50.0498°, long 8.3254°, altitude 140 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.


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