CWOP Information for DW5772 (D5772) in Atascadero, CA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 35° 28' 1" N (deg min sec), 35.4668° (decimal), 3528.01N (LORAN)
Longitude: 120° 43' 28" W (deg min sec), -120.7245° (decimal), 12043.47W (LORAN)
Elevation: 531 metres (1742 feet) -- validated against 523 metres (1716 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
Location: Atascadero, CA, US
County: San Luis Obispo, CA
Forecast Office: Los Angeles (LOX)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Clarence
Station type/software: Lightsoft Weather Center v1.12Build 30

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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 2608 days ago on 2012-04-01.

A recently received report from this station was

DW5772>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@011203z3528.01N/12043.47W_087/000g002t040r000p032P000h94b10215LightsoftWeatherCenterV1.12Build 30_DsVP

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.

A reasonably recent weather report (2608 days ago) received from this station was
DW5772>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@011203z3528.01N/12043.47W_087/000g002t040r000p032P000h94b10215LightsoftWeatherCenterV1.12Build 30_DsVP

Neighboring Stations

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

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PG2101.6 milesSoutheast Falcon Road, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.4463°, long -120.7131°, altitude 609 metres) (data present)
EW63942.9 milesNorth Atascadero, CA, US (lat 35.5078°, long -120.7340°, altitude 404 metres) (data present)
PG1913.2 milesNorthwest El Monte Road, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5033°, long -120.7596°, altitude 582 metres) (data present)
FW19393.9 milesNortheast Atascadero, CA, US (lat 35.5055°, long -120.6745°, altitude 299 metres) (data present)
PG1414.1 milesWest Toro Creek, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.4555°, long -120.7961°, altitude 366 metres) (data present)
EW22605.7 milesSoutheast Atascadero, CA, US (lat 35.4338°, long -120.6320°, altitude 304 metres) (data present)
PG1426.9 milesNortheast South El Pomar Road, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5311°, long -120.6317°, altitude 399 metres) (data present)
PG2056.9 milesEast Misty Canyon, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.5010°, long -120.6085°, altitude 429 metres) (data present)
SMRC18.1 milesSoutheast Santa Margarita Booster Station Near Santa Margarita 2sw (smb), CA, United States of America (lat 35.3736°, long -120.6372°, altitude 353 metres) (data present)
PG1198.3 milesSoutheast TV Towers, CA, United States Of America (lat 35.3605°, long -120.6560°, altitude 1090 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


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Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

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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 Clarence
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