CWOP Information for CW8986 (C8986) in Claraville, CA, US (site inactive)

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Registered Location

Latitude: 35° 26' 44" N (deg min sec), 35.4455° (decimal), 3526.73N (LORAN)
Longitude: 118° 19' 35" W (deg min sec), -118.3263° (decimal), 11819.58W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1904 metres (6248 feet) -- validated against 1904 metres (6248 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3W arc second elevation data
Location: Claraville, CA, US
County: Kern, CA
Forecast Office: San Joaquin Valley (HNX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Lonesome
Station type/software: Meteobridge 5.1

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'CW8986' 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 c8986@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 24 days ago on 2021-04-20.

A recently received report from this station was

CW8986>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-4:@200414z3636.04N/11842.66W_291/003g012t053r000p000P000b10137h30L000eMB51

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.

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: San Joaquin Valley (HNX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
SE3186.6 milesSouthwest SCE Sand Canyon Rd, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.3819°, long -118.4126°, altitude 1309 metres) (data present)
SE3078.5 milesWest SCE Thompson Canyon Ave, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.4321°, long -118.4770°, altitude 1192 metres) (data present)
SE66011.1 milesNortheast SCE Bird Spring Canyon, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5587°, long -118.1875°, altitude 1176 metres) (data present)
SE30412.6 milesWest SCE Ox Ct, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.4688°, long -118.5474°, altitude 1371 metres) (data present)
SE79612.6 milesNorth SCE Roberta Ave, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.6233°, long -118.3725°, altitude 895 metres) (data present)
SE31012.7 milesNorthwest SCE Caliente Bodfish Rd, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5551°, long -118.5072°, altitude 1034 metres) (data present)
SE31112.7 milesNorthwest SCE Erskine Creek Rd, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5977°, long -118.4535°, altitude 861 metres) (data present)
SE23214.8 milesNorthwest SCE Over Pass, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5963°, long -118.5131°, altitude 803 metres) (data present)
SE71114.9 milesWest SCE Breckenridge, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.4531°, long -118.5913°, altitude 2300 metres) (data present)
SE48715.8 milesNorthwest SCE Aila, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.6382°, long -118.4755°, altitude 773 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 Lonesome
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