CWOP Information for KE6FOA-3 (AP201) in Hilmer, CA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 37° 24' 23" N (deg min sec), 37.4065° (decimal), 3724.39N (LORAN)
Longitude: 120° 50' 40" W (deg min sec), -120.8445° (decimal), 12050.67W (LORAN)
Elevation: 28 metres (93 feet) -- validated against 24 metres (79 feet) from Geonames
Location: Hilmer, CA, US
County: Merced, CA
Forecast Office: San Joaquin Valley (HNX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Carl
Station type/software: AGWTracker

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KE6FOA-3' 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.

NOTE: The Registered Location is the location that the station owner provided when they signed up with CWOP. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to

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APRS Status

No data has been seen recently from MADIS, but data is flowing into (from APRS). Your station may not be included in the region covered by MADIS. Sorry.

A recently received report from this station was

KE6FOA-3>APAGW,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2,qAO,WA6ODP-4:@140700z3724.39N/12050.67W_000/000g000t074r000p000P000h18b10069 AGWTracker

If this is not a weather report, then your station may not be transmitting weather reports, and this may be the problem. Check the recent reports at to see if any look like weather reports.

Data Status

Data is being received for this station, but until the end of day processing has been run (about 12 hours after the end of the UTC day), the graphs will not appear.

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: San Joaquin Valley (HNX) .

CF0334.2 milesNorth SR-99 - Turlock Rest Stop, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.4646°, long -120.8249°, altitude 34 metres) (data present)
UP6014.4 milesEast Delhi, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.4257°, long -120.7689°, altitude 35 metres) (data present)
CF0349.1 milesEast SR-99 - Livingston, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.3746°, long -120.6834°, altitude 44 metres) (data present)
KO159.9 milesNortheast Turlock Muni, CA, United States of America (lat 37.4874°, long -120.6969°, altitude 48 metres)
UP46810.5 milesNorth Keyes, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.5490°, long -120.9090°, altitude 27 metres) (data present)
CF09110.9 milesEast SR-99 - Westside, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.3625°, long -120.6534°, altitude 47 metres)
FW566111.2 milesSouthwest Crows Landing, CA, US (lat 37.3352°, long -121.0270°, altitude 29 metres) (data present)
CF03511.4 milesNorth SR-99 - Faith Home Road OC, CA, United States Of America (lat 37.5596°, long -120.9199°, altitude 25 metres) (data present)
K3O111.9 milesSouthwest Gustine, CA, United States of America (lat 37.2627°, long -120.9633°, altitude 22 metres)
NR6G-1112.0 milesSouthwest Gustine, CA, US (lat 37.2620°, long -120.9655°, altitude 23 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


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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
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Carl
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