CWOP Information for DW4729 (D4729) in Barstow, CA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 34° 52' 47" N (deg min sec), 34.8798° (decimal), 3452.79N (LORAN)
Longitude: 117° 7' 4" W (deg min sec), -117.1177° (decimal), 11707.06W (LORAN)
Elevation: 685 metres (2247 feet) -- validated against 680 metres (2230 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
Location: Barstow, CA, US
County: San Bernardino, CA
Forecast Offices: Las Vegas (VEF), San Diego (SGX), Phoenix (PSR)
Weather station Manager/Operator: John
Station type/software: Weather Display / WMR100

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DW4729' 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 d4729@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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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 2146 days ago on 2013-02-01.

A recently received report from this station was

DW4729>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@011159z3452.78N/11707.05W_158/000g003t037r000p000P000b10210h52.WD 232

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 (2146 days ago) received from this station was
DW4729>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@011159z3452.78N/11707.05W_158/000g003t037r000p000P000b10210h52.WD 232

Neighboring Stations

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

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SiteDistanceLocation
CI23417.5 milesEast Newberry Springs II, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.8835°, long -116.8102°, altitude 588 metres) (data present)
KDAG18.9 milesEast BARSTOW-DAGGETT AIRPORT, CA, United States (lat 34.8536°, long -116.7858°, altitude 587 metres) (data present)
KAPV21.4 milesSouth Apple Valley, CA, United States (lat 34.5753°, long -117.1862°, altitude 932 metres) (data present)
KVCV24.7 milesSouthwest Victorville, Southern California Logistics Airport, CA, United States (lat 34.5975°, long -117.3830°, altitude 879 metres) (data present)
UP24028.4 milesEast Manix, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.9671°, long -116.6286°, altitude 547 metres) (data present)
K7GIL28.8 milesSouthwest Victorville, CA, US (lat 34.4988°, long -117.3210°, altitude 908 metres) (data present)
CI11729.0 milesSouth Victorville, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.4780°, long -117.2610°, altitude 880 metres) (data present)
FW317830.5 milesSouthwest Victorville Southwest, CA, US (lat 34.4882°, long -117.3647°, altitude 962 metres) (data present)
K1DRT30.7 milesSouthwest Victorville, CA, US (lat 34.4983°, long -117.3925°, altitude 964 metres) (data present)
WX6HNX-1531.4 milesWest Boron, CA, US (lat 35.0034°, long -117.6504°, altitude 747 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 John
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