CWOP Information for DW6670 (D6670) in Dallas, TX, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 32° 51' 10" N (deg min sec), 32.8528° (decimal), 3251.17N (LORAN)
Longitude: 96° 45' 32" W (deg min sec), -96.7588° (decimal), 09645.53W (LORAN)
Elevation: 182 metres (597 feet) -- validated against 178 metres (584 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Eastern United States
Location: Dallas, TX, US
County: Dallas, TX
Forecast Office: Dallas/Fort Worth (FWD)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Sam
Station type/software: wview 5.17.3

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'DW6670' 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.

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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 485 days ago on 2017-07-17.

A recently received report from this station was

DW6670>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-7:@170550z3251.18N/09645.54W_158/000g000t081P000h76b10113.wview_5_17_3

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 (484 days ago) received from this station was
DW6670>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-7:@170550z3251.18N/09645.54W_158/000g000t081P000h76b10113.wview_5_17_3

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: Dallas/Fort Worth (FWD) .

SiteDistanceLocation
EW93552.8 milesNortheast Dallas, TX, US (lat 32.8905°, long -96.7395°, altitude 175 metres) (data present)
DW74845.5 milesNorthwest Dallas, TX, US (lat 32.9083°, long -96.8277°, altitude 185 metres) (data present)
KDAL5.6 milesWest DALLAS LOVE FIELD, TX, United States (lat 32.8542°, long -96.8551°, altitude 148 metres) (data present)
EW89745.8 milesNorth Dallas, TX, US (lat 32.9367°, long -96.7647°, altitude 179 metres) (data present)
AN4836.3 milesWest Dallas Hinton St. C401/C161 [E], TX, United States of America (lat 32.8200°, long -96.8600°, altitude 132 metres) (data present)
FW24227.4 milesSoutheast Mesquite, TX, US (lat 32.8082°, long -96.6428°, altitude 159 metres) (data present)
DW41277.9 milesNortheast Garland, TX, US (lat 32.9377°, long -96.6683°, altitude 181 metres) (data present)
EW73519.0 milesEast Mesquite, TX, US (lat 32.8266°, long -96.6065°, altitude 161 metres) (data present)
KADS9.2 milesNorthwest Dallas / Addison Airport, TX, United States (lat 32.9686°, long -96.8364°, altitude 196 metres) (data present)
EW93949.2 milesNortheast Garland, TX, US (lat 32.9375°, long -96.6359°, altitude 174 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 Sam
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