CWOP Information for KF7RPV-1 (AV247) in Renton, WA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 47° 26' 56" N (deg min sec), 47.4490° (decimal), 4726.94N (LORAN)
Longitude: 122° 10' 12" W (deg min sec), -122.1700° (decimal), 12210.20W (LORAN)
Elevation: 128 metres (420 feet) -- validated against 132 metres (435 feet) from Google
Location: Renton, WA, US
County: King, WA
Forecast Office: Seattle/Tacoma (SEW)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Jesse
Station type/software: Weewx version 3.8.0 / AcuRite

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'KF7RPV-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.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to av247@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 35 days ago on 2018-06-14.

A recently received report from this station was

KF7RPV-1>APRS,TCPIP*,qAC,CWOP-4:@141115z4726.94N/12210.20W_128/002g003t052r000p003P000b10178h81.weewx-3.8.0-AcuRite

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 (35 days ago) received from this station was
KF7RPV-1>APRS,TCPIP*,qAC,CWOP-4:@141115z4726.94N/12210.20W_128/002g003t052r000p003P000b10178h81.weewx-3.8.0-AcuRite

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: Seattle/Tacoma (SEW) .

SiteDistanceLocation
EW02591.8 milesSouth Kent, WA, US (lat 47.4233°, long -122.1783°, altitude 135 metres) (data present)
KW7C2.4 milesEast Renton, WA, US (lat 47.4498°, long -122.1182°, altitude 184 metres) (data present)
KRNT3.8 milesNorthwest RENTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, WA, United States (lat 47.4951°, long -122.2144°, altitude 9 metres) (data present)
EW88114.1 milesSouth Covington, WA, US (lat 47.3918°, long -122.1455°, altitude 132 metres) (data present)
K7JGM4.7 milesWest SeaTac, WA, US (lat 47.4428°, long -122.2697°, altitude 96 metres) (data present)
T144T5.0 milesWest S144th Tukwila, WA, United States Of America (lat 47.4748°, long -122.2704°, altitude 50 metres) (data present)
DW37025.5 milesSouthwest Kent, WA, US (lat 47.3802°, long -122.2280°, altitude 26 metres) (data present)
KSEA6.8 milesWest SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT , WA, United States (lat 47.4447°, long -122.3144°, altitude 132 metres) (data present)
EW66907.3 milesEast Maple Valley, WA, US (lat 47.4420°, long -122.0142°, altitude 234 metres) (data present)
CW26597.4 milesNorth Bellevue, WA, US (lat 47.5528°, long -122.1332°, altitude 356 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 Jesse
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