CWOP Information for DW4889 (D4889) in Cheia, RO

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Registered Location

Latitude: 45° 27' 28" N (deg min sec), 45.4578° (decimal), 4527.47N (LORAN)
Longitude: 25° 56' 26" E (deg min sec), 25.9407° (decimal), 02556.44E (LORAN)
Elevation: 896 metres (2940 feet) -- validated against 887 metres (2911 feet) from Google
Location: Cheia, RO
Weather station Manager/Operator: Radu
Station type/software: Weather Underground / HeavyWeather Uploader 2.1.6 / VWS

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NOTE: The Registered Location is the location that the station owner provided when they signed up with CWOP. Show location history.

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Neighboring Stations

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1526115.6 milesNorth Intorsura Buzaului, BS, Romania (lat 45.6683°, long 26.0567°, altitude 708 metres) (data present)
1530217.6 milesWest Predeal, PR, Romania (lat 45.5064°, long 25.5836°, altitude 1091 metres) (data present)
1532521.9 milesWest Sinaia 1500, Romania (lat 45.3550°, long 25.5142°, altitude 1511 metres) (data present)
1532822.8 milesSoutheast Patirlagele, BZ, Romania (lat 45.3247°, long 26.3694°, altitude 290 metres) (data present)
1528023.5 milesWest Omu Mountain, DI, Romania (lat 45.4458°, long 25.4567°, altitude 2511 metres) (data present)
1534924.0 milesSouthwest Cimpina, PR, Romania (lat 45.1436°, long 25.7333°, altitude 462 metres) (data present)
1528424.8 milesNortheast Penteleu, BZ, Romania (lat 45.6028°, long 26.4097°, altitude 1633 metres) (data present)
1530026.0 milesNorthwest Brasov-ghimbav, Romania (lat 45.6958°, long 25.5261°, altitude 535 metres) (data present)
1523829.4 milesNorth Sfantu Gheorghe Covasna, Romania (lat 45.8717°, long 25.8022°, altitude 524 metres) (data present)
1530132.5 milesWest Fundata, AG, Romania (lat 45.4314°, long 25.2717°, altitude 1382 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.

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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 Radu
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