CWOP Information for EW2281 (E2281) in State College, PA, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 40° 45' 58" N (deg min sec), 40.7660° (decimal), 4045.96N (LORAN)
Longitude: 77° 53' 8" W (deg min sec), -77.8857° (decimal), 07753.14W (LORAN)
Elevation: 378 metres (1239 feet) -- validated against 378 metres (1240 feet) from Google
Location: State College, PA, US
County: Centre, PA
Forecast Office: Central Pennsylvania (CTP)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Mark
Station type/software: Meteobridge 5.2

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'EW2281' 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 e2281@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

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 26 days ago on 2022-05-02.

A recently received report from this station was

EW2281>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@030015z4045.96N/07753.14W_024/000g001t060r000p005P000b09728h64eMB52

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 (24 days ago) received from this station was
EW2281>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@030015z4045.96N/07753.14W_024/000g001t060r000p005P000b09728h64eMB52

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: Central Pennsylvania (CTP) .

SiteDistanceLocation
CW67781.2 milesNorthwest AccuWeather HQ, PA, US (lat 40.7815°, long -77.8965°, altitude 373 metres) (data present)
DW43212.5 milesNorth State College, PA, US (lat 40.8005°, long -77.8707°, altitude 369 metres) (data present)
0084W2.9 milesNorth The Arboretum at Penn State, PA, United States Of America (lat 40.8064°, long -77.8690°, altitude 363 metres) (data present)
EW34533.1 milesNorthwest State College, PA, US (lat 40.8025°, long -77.9187°, altitude 400 metres) (data present)
KC1JL3.9 milesSouthwest Pennsylvania Furnace, PA, US (lat 40.7263°, long -77.9388°, altitude 366 metres) (data present)
FW22894.8 milesNortheast State College, PA, US (lat 40.8288°, long -77.8472°, altitude 339 metres) (data present)
EW74145.4 milesNortheast Lemont, PA, US (lat 40.8196°, long -77.8110°, altitude 345 metres) (data present)
KUNV6.5 milesNorth State College, University Park Airport, PA, United States (lat 40.8534°, long -77.8401°, altitude 378 metres) (data present)
EW41696.8 milesWest Stormstown, PA, US (lat 40.7913°, long -78.0117°, altitude 420 metres) (data present)
WX2DX-27.0 milesWest Stormstown, PA, US (lat 40.7910°, long -78.0158°, altitude 418 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 Mark
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