CWOP Information for KG7KID-1 (AU872) in Miracle Valley, AZ, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 31° 21' 32" N (deg min sec), 31.3588° (decimal), 3121.53N (LORAN)
Longitude: 110° 15' 50" W (deg min sec), -110.2638° (decimal), 11015.83W (LORAN)
Elevation: 2338 metres (7670 feet) -- validated against 2337 metres (7669 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: Nogales Arizona (Western)
Location: Miracle Valley, AZ, US
County: Cochise, AZ
Forecast Office: Tucson (TWC)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Kara
Unknown station type/software: KG7KID-1>APRS,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2,qAR,W7BAN:!3121.53N/11015.83W_NPS_004_coronado_montezuma_peak

If you know what sort of station equipment is in use at this site, then please send email to Philip Gladstone with this information. The email address can be found at the bottom of this page.

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KG7KID-1' 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.

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APRS Status

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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: Tucson (TWC) .

GW24171.0 milesSoutheast Hereford, AZ, US (lat 31.3463°, long -110.2567°, altitude 5338 metres) (data present)
GW37402.5 milesNortheast HEREFORD, AZ, US (lat 31.3890°, long -110.2400°, altitude 1578 metres) (data present)
GW167011.6 milesNorth SIERRA VISTA, AZ, US (lat 31.5268°, long -110.2672°, altitude 4583 metres) (data present)
03AZ11.8 milesNortheast Thompson International Aviation Airport, United States of America (lat 31.4334°, long -110.0840°, altitude 1303 metres)
EW285111.8 milesNorthwest Parker Canyon lake, AZ, US (lat 31.4245°, long -110.4488°, altitude 1642 metres) (data present)
FW975412.1 milesNorth Sierra Vista, AZ, US (lat 31.5258°, long -110.2015°, altitude 1323 metres) (data present)
AA6MV15.5 milesEast Bisbee, AZ, US (lat 31.4117°, long -110.0092°, altitude 1449 metres) (data present)
KFHU16.6 milesNorth Fort Huachuca, Libby AAF Ft Huachuca, AZ, United States (lat 31.5883°, long -110.3442°, altitude 1438 metres) (data present)
KALK19.6 milesNorthwest Pioneer Airfield, Cochise Cnty, AZ, United States of America (lat 31.6056°, long -110.4281°, altitude 1445 metres) (data present)
CW770621.5 milesEast Bisbee, AZ, US (lat 31.4417°, long -109.9125°, altitude 1646 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 Kara
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