CWOP Information for KM5BS (AS802) in Hobbs, NM, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 32° 44' 15" N (deg min sec), 32.7374° (decimal), 3244.25N (LORAN)
Longitude: 103° 9' 1" W (deg min sec), -103.1503° (decimal), 10309.02W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1110 metres (3640 feet) -- validated against 1109 metres (3638 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
Location: Hobbs, NM, US
County: Lea, NM
Forecast Office: Midland/Odessa (MAF)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Jim
Station type/software: Weather Underground / HeavyWeather Uploader 2.1.6 / DAVISVP2

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KM5BS' 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 as802@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 30 days ago on 2018-05-23.

A recently received report from this station was

KM5BS>APRS,TCPIP*,qAC,CWOP-7:@231243z3244.25N/10309.02W_065/000g000t066r000p000P000h83b10190eWUHU216DAVISVP2.

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.

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.

A reasonably recent weather report (30 days ago) received from this station was
KM5BS>APRS,TCPIP*,qAC,CWOP-7:@231243z3244.25N/10309.02W_065/000g000t066r000p000P000h83b10190eWUHU216DAVISVP2.

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: Midland/Odessa (MAF) .

SiteDistanceLocation
NM5ZS1.7 milesSoutheast 5ZS Hobbs Jefferson, NM, United States Of America (lat 32.7268°, long -103.1230°, altitude 1110 metres) (data present)
XHO12.8 milesNorthwest Hobbs 5nw, US (lat 32.7667°, long -103.1833°, altitude 1125 metres)
FW09793.0 milesNorthwest Hobbs, NM, US (lat 32.7705°, long -103.1838°, altitude 1122 metres) (data present)
KC0REY3.5 milesSouth Hobbs, NM, US (lat 32.6882°, long -103.1395°, altitude 1101 metres) (data present)
NM834.0 milesNorthwest Industrial Airpark, United States of America (lat 32.7668°, long -103.2088°, altitude 1129 metres)
KHBB4.6 milesNorthwest Hobbs, NM, United States of America (lat 32.7700°, long -103.2200°, altitude 1130 metres)
KHOB5.2 milesSouthwest Hobbs / Lea County, NM, United States (lat 32.6875°, long -103.2170°, altitude 1115 metres) (data present)
KGNC29.3 milesEast Seminole, Gaines County Airport, TX, United States (lat 32.6753°, long -102.6527°, altitude 1010 metres) (data present)
CW038636.5 milesNorth Tatum, NM, US (lat 33.2421°, long -103.3362°, altitude 1222 metres) (data present)
KE1145.8 milesSoutheast Andrews Cnty AP, Andrews, TX, United States of America (lat 32.3311°, long -102.5294°, altitude 967 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
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Jim
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