CWOP Information for KD7LVX-13 (AR857) in Las Vegas, NV, US

The following information is known about KD7LVX-13. If you think that any information is incorrect, then please follow the instructions for correcting that data item.

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Registered Location

Latitude: 36° 11' 1" N (deg min sec), 36.1837° (decimal), 3611.02N (LORAN)
Longitude: 115° 1' 15" W (deg min sec), -115.0208° (decimal), 11501.25W (LORAN)
Elevation: 594 metres (1950 feet) -- validated against 600 metres (1969 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: Las Vegas, NV, US
County: Clark, NV
Forecast Office: Las Vegas (VEF)
Station type/software: Byonics WxTrak

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KD7LVX-13' 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 ar857@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

APRS Status

No data has been seen recently. Please check at findu.com to see if your data is being seen there.

Weather data was seen at findu.com around 3847 days ago on 2008-04-08.

A recently received report from this station was

KD7LVX-13>APTW01,VEGAS*,WIDE2-1,qAo,W7RBV-1:_03030607c349s011g010t050r000p000P000h24b10194tU2k

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 findu.com to see if any look like weather reports.

A reasonably recent weather report (3885 days ago) received from this station was
KD7LVX-13>APTW01,VEGAS*,WIDE2-1,qAo,W7RBV-1:_03030607c349s011g010t050r000p000P000h24b10194tU2k

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: Las Vegas (VEF) .

SiteDistanceLocation
SLTN23.1 milesSoutheast Sunrise Landfill, NV, United States Of America (lat 36.1444°, long -114.9956°, altitude 682 metres) (data present)
KLSV3.7 milesNorth Nellis Air Force Base, NV, United States (lat 36.2362°, long -115.0343°, altitude 570 metres) (data present)
AN9034.3 milesSouthwest Jerome Mack, NV, United States of America (lat 36.1419°, long -115.0787°, altitude 538 metres) (data present)
NLNN24.7 milesNorth North Nellis, NV, United States Of America (lat 36.2500°, long -115.0400°, altitude 579 metres) (data present)
AN8985.4 milesWest Sunrise Acres, NV, United States of America (lat 36.1641°, long -115.1138°, altitude 564 metres) (data present)
DW27518.2 milesSouth Henderson, NV, US (lat 36.0677°, long -115.0492°, altitude 532 metres) (data present)
CMP128.6 milesSouthwest Las Vegas, NV, United States Of America (lat 36.1139°, long -115.1478°, altitude 620 metres) (data present)
TIMN29.3 milesSouth Henderson, NV, United States Of America (lat 36.0500°, long -115.0000°, altitude 561 metres) (data present)
KVGT9.9 milesWest NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV, United States (lat 36.2120°, long -115.1940°, altitude 672 metres) (data present)
KLAS11.1 milesSouthwest MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT , NV, United States (lat 36.0719°, long -115.1634°, altitude 664 metres) (data present)

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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