CWOP Information for CDSA2 in Chandler Shelf DOT, AK, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 68° 4' 41" N (deg min sec), 68.0781° (decimal), 6804.69N (LORAN)
Longitude: 149° 34' 46" W (deg min sec), -149.5795° (decimal), 14934.77W (LORAN)
Elevation: 991 metres (3250 feet) -- validated against 1000 metres (3281 feet) from Geonames
Location: Chandler Shelf DOT, AK, US
Borough: North Slope, AK
Forecast Office: Fairbanks (AFG)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Ed
Station type/software: Davis Vantage Pro 2/Vue with Weatherlink-IP

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APRS Status

No data has been seen recently. Please check at to see if your data is being seen there.

Weather data was seen at around 21 days ago on 2021-09-28.

A recently received report from this station was


This report was seems to be a valid APRS record, but not a valid weather record.

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.

Data Status

Data is being received for this station, but until the end of day processing has been run (about 12 hours after the end of the UTC day), the graphs will not appear.

A reasonably recent weather report (22 days ago) received from this station was

Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

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5CDWC0.2 milesSouthwest Chandalar Shelf FAA Web Cam, AK, United States Of America (lat 68.0765°, long -149.5858°, altitude 1001 metres)
K5AI8.4 milesNortheast Atigun, AK, United States of America (lat 68.1830°, long -149.4170°, altitude 1032 metres)
E24KX28.2 milesEast E24K Your Creek, AK, United States Of America (lat 68.0748°, long -148.4868°, altitude 846 metres) (data present)
KGBH28.6 milesNorth Galbraith Lake, AK, United States (lat 68.4900°, long -149.4900°, altitude 814 metres)
TUAA238.1 milesNorth Uaf Toolik Field Station, AK, United States Of America (lat 68.6283°, long -149.5958°, altitude 759 metres) (data present)
TOLKX38.9 milesNorth TOLK Toolik Lake Research Statio, AK, United States Of America (lat 68.6408°, long -149.5724°, altitude 759 metres) (data present)
PAKP55.9 milesWest Anaktuvuk Pass, Anaktuvuk Pass Airport, AK, United States (lat 68.1336°, long -151.7433°, altitude 641 metres) (data present)
E22KX57.7 milesWest E22K Anaktuvuk Pass, AK, United States Of America (lat 68.1343°, long -151.8132°, altitude 771 metres) (data present)
CXFWC59.1 milesSouth Coldfoot FAA Web Cam, AK, United States Of America (lat 67.2558°, long -150.1942°, altitude 308 metres)
COLDX61.1 milesSouth COLD Coldfoot, AK, United States Of America (lat 67.2269°, long -150.2038°, altitude 379 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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Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
Page layout last modified Sunday, 28 February 2016
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Ed
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