MesoWest Information for 42080 in Bilaspur, HP, India (site inactive)

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Registered Location

Latitude: 31° 15' 0" N (deg min sec), 31.2500° (decimal), 3115.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 76° 40' 0" E (deg min sec), 76.6667° (decimal), 07640.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 596 metres (1955 feet) -- validated as between 559 and 893 metres (1834 and 2930 feet) from SRTM.C_20TO43_3
Location: Bilaspur, HP, India

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 '42080' 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.

The location information for this site was gathered from 6 data sources. The possible locations for this site are up to 8345.6 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.

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Neighboring Stations

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

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VU2UUU-13197.2 milesSouth Gurugram, IN (lat 28.4235°, long 77.0925°, altitude 244 metres) (data present)
FW4270268.0 milesNorthwest Rawalpindi, PK (lat 33.6110°, long 73.0270°, altitude 523 metres) (data present)
CW4893369.5 milesNortheast Dearing, GA, US (lat 33.3978°, long 82.4570°, altitude 22 metres) (data present)
DW3544517.4 milesNorth Stanley, VA, US (lat 38.5722°, long 78.5333°, altitude 349 metres) (data present)
KI4CGS582.3 milesNortheast Jasper, TN, US (lat 35.0780°, long 85.6308°, altitude 192 metres) (data present)
DW2147622.5 milesNorth Uniontown, PA, US (lat 39.8978°, long 79.7418°, altitude 318 metres) (data present)
EW5679689.7 milesNorth Shirley, NY, US (lat 40.7383°, long 72.8680°, altitude 12 metres) (data present)
CW6734700.4 milesNortheast Reform, OH, US (lat 40.2500°, long 82.4000°, altitude 318 metres) (data present)
EW9356703.6 milesNorth Hampton Bays, NY, US (lat 40.8478°, long 72.4862°, altitude 9 metres) (data present)
EW4874788.2 milesNorth Knox, NY, US (lat 42.4600°, long 74.1000°, altitude 394 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


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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