CWOP Information for W4CAT (AV760) in Gallatin, TN, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 36° 28' 2" N (deg min sec), 36.4672° (decimal), 3628.03N (LORAN)
Longitude: 86° 28' 57" W (deg min sec), -86.4825° (decimal), 08628.95W (LORAN)
Elevation: 305 metres (1001 feet) -- validated against 285 metres (935 feet) from Geonames
Location: Gallatin, TN, US
County: Sumner, TN
County warning area: OHX

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'W4CAT' 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.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

APRS Status

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A recently received report from this station was

W4CAT>APWW11,K4UAN-3,WIDE1,KC9BUH-10,WIDE2*,qAR,WB9TLH-12:;W4CAT-13 *280711z3628.03N/08628.57W_051/001g002t074r000p000P000h84b10122

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 to see if any look like weather reports.

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 in your County Warning Area: OHX .

KM337.5 milesSoutheast Sumner County Rgnl, Gallatin, TN, United States of America (lat 36.3768°, long -86.4088°, altitude 178 metres)
KXNX7.6 milesSoutheast Gallatin, United States of America (lat 36.3751°, long -86.4084°, altitude 177 metres) (data present)
CW05298.1 milesSoutheast West Paterson, NJ, US (lat 36.3815°, long -86.3840°, altitude 43 metres) (data present)
K1M58.7 milesNorth Portland Muni, Portland, TN, United States of America (lat 36.5929°, long -86.4769°, altitude 249 metres) (data present)
FW266414.4 milesSouthwest Hendersonville, TN, US (lat 36.2782°, long -86.5905°, altitude 143 metres) (data present)
KC9ETS14.8 milesSouth Mount Juliet, TN, US (lat 36.2527°, long -86.4830°, altitude 152 metres) (data present)
KOHX15.9 milesSouth TN, UNITED STATES (lat 36.2472°, long -86.5625°, altitude 206 metres)
KM5421.3 milesSoutheast Lebanon Municipal Airport, United States of America (lat 36.1904°, long -86.3157°, altitude 179 metres) (data present)
0KY122.0 milesNorth Arnemann Farms Airport, United States of America (lat 36.7656°, long -86.6183°, altitude 153 metres)
KM9124.7 milesWest Springfield Robertson County, Springfield, TN, United States of America (lat 36.5363°, long -86.9189°, altitude 215 metres) (data present)

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


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
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