CWOP Information for EW6198 (E6198) in Terra Alta, WV, US (site inactive)

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Registered Location

Latitude: 39° 27' 0" N (deg min sec), 39.4500° (decimal), 3927.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 79° 32' 0" W (deg min sec), -79.5333° (decimal), 07932.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 800 metres (2624 feet) -- validated against 814 metres (2671 feet) from Geonames
Location: Terra Alta, WV, US
County: Preston, WV
Forecast Office: Pittsburgh (PBZ)
Weather station Manager/Operator: Robert
Station type/software: Weather Display / Acu-Rite 5-in-1

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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 32 days ago on 2021-05-22.

A recently received report from this station was

EW6198>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-5:@221813z3927.00N/07932.00W_225/000g000t073r000p000P000b09399h67.WD 400

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Neighboring Stations

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

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MDE911.5 milesNorthwest Point Marion PA US (lat 39.4674°, long -79.5507°, altitude 983 metres)
CDMW24.0 milesWest Caddell Mountain, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.4442°, long -79.6078°, altitude 917 metres) (data present)
AFTW25.9 milesNorth Afton, WV, United States Of America (lat 39.5356°, long -79.5306°, altitude 850 metres) (data present)
OAKM26.2 milesEast Youghiogheny River Near Oakland, MD, United States Of America (lat 39.4217°, long -79.4236°, altitude 749 metres) (data present)
K3G57.1 milesWest Camp Dawson (kingwood) Dawson Aaf, WV, United States of America (lat 39.4501°, long -79.6664°, altitude 385 metres)
DW395412.1 milesNorth Bruceton Mills, WV, US (lat 39.6142°, long -79.6130°, altitude 570 metres) (data present)
FW527012.7 milesNortheast Mchenry, MD, US (lat 39.5563°, long -79.3393°, altitude 789 metres) (data present)
K2G413.7 milesNortheast Oakland Garrett County Airport, MD, United States of America (lat 39.5827°, long -79.3418°, altitude 894 metres) (data present)
EW500914.4 milesEast Swanton, MD, US (lat 39.4988°, long -79.2707°, altitude 758 metres) (data present)
K70D17.4 milesWest Arthurdale Titus Field, WV, United States of America (lat 39.4989°, long -79.8531°, altitude 567 metres)

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


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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 Robert
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