CWOP Information for DW7163 (D7163) in Hamlet, NC, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 34° 54' 53" N (deg min sec), 34.9147° (decimal), 3454.88N (LORAN)
Longitude: 79° 41' 3" W (deg min sec), -79.6842° (decimal), 07941.05W (LORAN)
Elevation: 122 metres (400 feet) -- validated against 122 metres (400 feet) from NED 1/9th arc-second: North Carolina
Location: Hamlet, NC, US
County: Richmond, NC
Forecast Office: Raleigh/Durham (RAH)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Wyatt
Station type/software: Davis Vantage Pro 2/Vue with Weatherlink-IP

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APRS Status

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Weather data was seen at around 169 days ago on 2019-04-04.

A recently received report from this station was


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A reasonably recent weather report (169 days ago) received from this station was

Neighboring Stations

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KRCZ4.4 milesWest Rockingham-Hamlet AP, Rockingham, NC, United States of America (lat 34.8954°, long -79.7575°, altitude 109 metres) (data present)
KHFF13.5 milesNortheast Mackall U. S. Army Airfield, NC, United States (lat 35.0366°, long -79.4973°, altitude 115 metres) (data present)
N4ZOI19.0 milesSouthwest Cheraw, SC, US (lat 34.7042°, long -79.8995°, altitude 45 metres) (data present)
KMEB19.9 milesSoutheast LAURINBURG MAXTON AIRPORT, NC, United States (lat 34.7913°, long -79.3683°, altitude 67 metres) (data present)
KBBP20.5 milesSouth Marlboro County Jetport H.E. Avent Field, United States of America (lat 34.6217°, long -79.7344°, altitude 45 metres) (data present)
FW259620.5 milesSouth Bennettsville, SC, US (lat 34.6183°, long -79.6845°, altitude 46 metres) (data present)
KCQW21.1 milesSouthwest Cheraw Municipal Airport/Lynch Bellinger Field, United States of America (lat 34.7128°, long -79.9622°, altitude 73 metres) (data present)
FW258423.4 milesSouth Clio, SC, US (lat 34.5887°, long -79.5717°, altitude 46 metres) (data present)
KAFP23.5 milesWest Wadesboro, Anson County Airport, NC, United States (lat 35.0194°, long -80.0784°, altitude 91 metres) (data present)
KSOP27.8 milesNortheast Pinehurst/Southern Pines, Moore County Airport, NC, United States (lat 35.2372°, long -79.3911°, altitude 141 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 Wyatt
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