CWOP Information for CW8735 (C8735) in Etowah, NC, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 35° 16' 31" N (deg min sec), 35.2753° (decimal), 3516.52N (LORAN)
Longitude: 82° 36' 19" W (deg min sec), -82.6053° (decimal), 08236.32W (LORAN)
Elevation: 738 metres (2420 feet) -- validated against 739 metres (2423 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3E arc second elevation data
Location: Etowah, NC, US
County: Henderson, NC
Forecast Office: Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Keith
Station type/software: WeatherCat 2.42 build 15 / Davis Vantage Pro

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'CW8735' 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 c8735@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 218 days ago on 2018-04-09.

A recently received report from this station was

CW8735>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-2:@091051z3516.30N/08236.18W_094/000g000t039r000p003P000h92b10173L000WeatherCatV242B15H31

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 (217 days ago) received from this station was
CW8735>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-2:@091051z3516.30N/08236.18W_094/000g000t039r000p003P000h92b10173L000WeatherCatV242B15H31

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: Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) .

SiteDistanceLocation
K22W2.2 milesWest Transylvania County (lat 35.2703°, long -82.6442°, altitude 643 metres)
EW10576.2 milesSoutheast Hendersonville, NC, US (lat 35.2408°, long -82.5045°, altitude 694 metres) (data present)
EW92677.5 milesEast Hendersonville, NC, US (lat 35.2617°, long -82.4743°, altitude 2400 metres) (data present)
CW53637.5 milesWest Brevard, NC, US (lat 35.2553°, long -82.7353°, altitude 763 metres) (data present)
EW10788.2 milesSouthwest Brevard, NC, US (lat 35.2231°, long -82.7354°, altitude 659 metres) (data present)
EW51658.8 milesEast Flat Rock, NC, US (lat 35.2585°, long -82.4500°, altitude 749 metres) (data present)
FW09599.0 milesSouthwest Brevard, NC, US (lat 35.1852°, long -82.7207°, altitude 705 metres) (data present)
CW31519.0 milesEast Flat Rock, NC, US (lat 35.2674°, long -82.4456°, altitude 716 metres) (data present)
K0A710.0 milesEast Hendersonville Airport, NC, United States of America (lat 35.3076°, long -82.4332°, altitude 635 metres)
FLTN710.3 milesNorth Uscrn Sitenc Asheville 13 S Nc Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center (backlund Site), NC, United States of America (lat 35.4186°, long -82.5567°, altitude 643 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

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 Keith
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