CWOP Information for KC5NAM (AT430) in Mont Belvieu, TX, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 29° 52' 15" N (deg min sec), 29.8708° (decimal), 2952.25N (LORAN)
Longitude: 94° 51' 11" W (deg min sec), -94.8530° (decimal), 09451.18W (LORAN)
Elevation: 18 metres (59 feet) -- validated against 11 metres (36 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: Houston Texas
Location: Mont Belvieu, TX, US
County: Chambers, TX
Forecast Office: Houston/Galveston (HGX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Steve
Station type/software: Virtual Weather Station / DavisVP2

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APRS Status

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Weather data was seen at around 127 days ago on 2018-01-17.

A recently received report from this station was


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A reasonably recent weather report (128 days ago) received from this station was

Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

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EW04015.8 milesSouthwest Baytown, TX, US (lat 29.8002°, long -94.9050°, altitude 10 metres) (data present)
A27078.5 milesSouthwest Baytown Garth C1017, TX, United States of America (lat 29.8233°, long -94.9838°, altitude 12 metres) (data present)
UR07810.6 milesNorthwest Audrey, TX, United States Of America (lat 29.9905°, long -94.9630°, altitude 21 metres) (data present)
AN51912.7 milesSouthwest Baytown C148, TX, United States of America (lat 29.7708°, long -95.0311°, altitude 6 metres) (data present)
AN74515.0 milesNorthwest West Liberty C699, TX, United States of America (lat 30.0581°, long -94.9781°, altitude 24 metres) (data present)
AN53515.4 milesSouthwest Lynchburg Ferry C1015, TX, United States of America (lat 29.7644°, long -95.0781°, altitude 390 metres) (data present)
CW481416.4 milesWest Crosby, TX, US (lat 29.9482°, long -95.1109°, altitude 20 metres) (data present)
AN51516.5 milesSouthwest Jacinto Port C1036, TX, United States of America (lat 29.7761°, long -95.1050°, altitude 6 metres) (data present)
UR23116.5 milesNortheast Raywod, TX, United States Of America (lat 30.0406°, long -94.6594°, altitude 21 metres) (data present)
UR17516.5 milesNorth Kenefk, TX, United States Of America (lat 30.1097°, long -94.8582°, altitude 18 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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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 Steve
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