CWOP Information for WA4IKQ (AS140) in Winter Park, FL, US

The following information is known about WA4IKQ. 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: 27° 24' 29" N (deg min sec), 27.4082° (decimal), 2724.49N (LORAN)
Longitude: 82° 14' 58" W (deg min sec), -82.2493° (decimal), 08214.96W (LORAN)
Elevation: 25 metres (81 feet) -- validated against 19 metres (62 feet) from Geonames
Location: Winter Park, FL, US
County: Manatee, FL
Forecast Office: Tampa Bay Area (TBW)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Geoffrey
Station type/software: Byonics WxTrak, Peet Brothers Ultimeter 2000

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'WA4IKQ' 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 Location

APRS Location recorded at 2023-Jan-30 12:22 UTC
Latitude: 28° 36' 31" N (deg min sec), 28.6085° (decimal), 2836.51N (LORAN)
Longitude: 81° 18' 50" W (deg min sec), -81.3138° (decimal), 08118.83W (LORAN)

The location reported in the weather reports (via APRS) is significantly different to the registered location above. In particular, the difference is about 100.8 miles. If you have changed your location (or software) since the time above, then this can be a false alarm. Check the location currently being reported at

Please check which location is correct. If the registered location is incorrect, then you can correct it by dragging the marker above and using the 'send the updated information link'. If the APRS location is incorrect, then you must enter the correct coordinates into your software which generates the weather report (APRS) messages. Note that the various different types of software take the location in different formats, so be sure to use the correct format when entering the latitude and longitude.

Data Status

Data has been seen on each of the last 26 analyzed days.