MesoWest Information for 1066W in Georgia State University, GA, United States Of America

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Registered Location

Latitude: 33° 44' 8" N (deg min sec), 33.7354° (decimal), 3344.13N (LORAN)
Longitude: 84° 23' 22" W (deg min sec), -84.3896° (decimal), 08423.37W (LORAN)
Elevation: 287 metres (942 feet) -- validated against 283 metres (928 feet) from Geonames
Location: Georgia State University, GA, United States Of America
County: Fulton, GA
Data provider: WEATHERSTE
Forecast Office: Atlanta (FFC)

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The location information for this site was gathered from 1 data source. 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.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
0349W2.6 milesNorth Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd Stadium, GA, United States Of America (lat 33.7723°, long -84.3928°, altitude 278 metres) (data present)
0353W2.9 milesNorth Georgia Tech Campus Recreation C, GA, United States Of America (lat 33.7749°, long -84.4037°, altitude 298 metres) (data present)
0351W3.1 milesNorth Georgia Tech Police Station, GA, United States Of America (lat 33.7790°, long -84.4013°, altitude 282 metres) (data present)
FW40013.2 milesNorth Atlanta, GA, US (lat 33.7813°, long -84.3803°, altitude 287 metres) (data present)
FW63035.5 milesSouthwest East Point, GA, US (lat 33.6640°, long -84.4330°, altitude 320 metres) (data present)
CW31125.7 milesNortheast Atlanta, GA, US (lat 33.8045°, long -84.3342°, altitude 259 metres) (data present)
0536W5.8 milesNortheast Emory Druid Hills, GA, United States Of America (lat 33.8000°, long -84.3242°, altitude 305 metres) (data present)
KATL7.9 milesSouth HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA, GA, United States (lat 33.6301°, long -84.4418°, altitude 312 metres) (data present)
KFTY8.3 milesWest ATLANTA FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT , GA, United States (lat 33.7776°, long -84.5246°, altitude 256 metres) (data present)
FW16418.4 milesNorth Atlanta, GA, US (lat 33.8518°, long -84.3475°, altitude 290 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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