Site Information for 72695 in Newport, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 44° 34' 48" N (deg min sec), 44.5800° (decimal), 4434.80N (LORAN)
Longitude: 124° 3' 29" W (deg min sec), -124.0580° (decimal), 12403.48W (LORAN)
Elevation: 49 metres (161 feet) -- validated against 41 metres (136 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: Northern Coast Oregon
Location: Newport, US
County: Lincoln, OR
Forecast Office: Portland (PQR)

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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 91.4 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
ISH44.5800-124.058049Newport Muni, OR, United States Of America [72695]0.0Center 
ISH44.58-124.0537Newport Municipal Airport, OR, United States Of America [72695]0.5CenterInclude
RAP stations44.57-124.0348Newport, US [72695]1.5CenterInclude
GHCN43.2717-124.31863Coos Bay 8 Sw, United States of America [72695]91.4CenterInclude

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to 72695@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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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: Portland (PQR) .

SiteDistanceLocation
KONP0.0 milesSouth Newport, Newport Municipal Airport, OR, United States (lat 44.5804°, long -124.0579°, altitude 48 metres) (data present)
FW74750.7 milesNorthwest South Beach, OR, US (lat 44.5873°, long -124.0667°, altitude 42 metres) (data present)
WA7ZVY-44.3 milesNorth Newport, OR, US (lat 44.6417°, long -124.0560°, altitude 39 metres) (data present)
CW92697.1 milesEast Toledo, OR, US (lat 44.6000°, long -123.9167°, altitude 13 metres) (data present)
OD15110.5 milesNortheast US20 EB at Pioneer Mountain (US2, OR, United States Of America (lat 44.6744°, long -123.8908°, altitude 90 metres) (data present)
NEWPRT12.2 milesNorth Cape Foulweather, OR, US (lat 44.7562°, long -124.0499°, altitude 312 metres) (data present)
YACHTS16.5 milesSouth Yachats, OR, US (lat 44.3430°, long -124.0922°, altitude 22 metres) (data present)
EW113518.3 milesSouth Yachats1 - 0.2 NNW, OR, US (lat 44.3182°, long -124.1077°, altitude 7 metres) (data present)
EW363818.6 milesSouth Yachats, OR, US (lat 44.3137°, long -124.1078°, altitude 13 metres) (data present)
KK6DR19.3 milesNorth Depoe Bay, OR, US (lat 44.8583°, long -124.0430°, altitude 20 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 Sunday, 28 February 2016
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