CWOP Information for EW4893 (E4893) in El Paso, TX, US

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Registered Location

Latitude: 31° 51' 17" N (deg min sec), 31.8547° (decimal), 3151.28N (LORAN)
Longitude: 106° 30' 45" W (deg min sec), -106.5125° (decimal), 10630.75W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1417 metres (4649 feet) -- validated against 1413 metres (4635 feet) from Google
Location: El Paso, TX, US
County: El Paso, TX
County warning area: EPZ
Weather station Manager/Operator: James
Station type/software: WeatherSnoop / 2090

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'EW4893' 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 e4893@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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

APRS Status

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A recently received report from this station was

EW4893>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-1:@242050z3151.28N/10630.75W__270/004g004t086r000p004h34b10107eFowsrWS2090

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.

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 in your County Warning Area: EPZ .

SiteDistanceLocation
EW02060.5 milesSouth El Paso, TX, US (lat 31.8475°, long -106.5133°, altitude 1371 metres) (data present)
DW72100.7 milesWest El Paso, TX, US (lat 31.8541°, long -106.5245°, altitude 1332 metres) (data present)
FW45471.4 milesNortheast South Franklin Peak, TX, US (lat 31.8648°, long -106.4912°, altitude 2070 metres) (data present)
CW09584.3 milesSouthwest El Paso, TX, US (lat 31.8141°, long -106.5671°, altitude 1140 metres) (data present)
WB5LJO-135.5 milesEast El Paso, TX, US (lat 31.8708°, long -106.4208°, altitude 1183 metres) (data present)
AN5045.8 milesNortheast Skyline Park C72, TX, United States of America (lat 31.8939°, long -106.4256°, altitude 1201 metres) (data present)
NM6ZM5.8 milesSouthwest 6ZM Desert View, NM, United States Of America (lat 31.7961°, long -106.5839°, altitude 1176 metres) (data present)
AN4956.0 milesSouth El Paso UTEP C12, TX, United States of America (lat 31.7681°, long -106.5011°, altitude 1159 metres) (data present)
UP9576.2 milesSouthwest Lizrd1, NM, United States Of America (lat 31.7992°, long -106.5953°, altitude 1193 metres) (data present)
EW80726.6 milesNortheast El Paso, TX, US (lat 31.9167°, long -106.4277°, altitude 1221 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

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 James
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