CWOP Information for FW7199 (F7199) in Simi Valley, CA, US

The following information is known about FW7199. If you think that any information is incorrect, then please follow the instructions for correcting that data item.

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Registered Location

Latitude: 34° 18' 36" N (deg min sec), 34.3100° (decimal), 3418.60N (LORAN)
Longitude: 118° 45' 0" W (deg min sec), -118.7500° (decimal), 11845.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 405 metres (1329 feet) -- validated against 404 metres (1325 feet) from Geonames
Location: Simi Valley, CA, US
County: Ventura, CA
Forecast Office: Los Angeles (LOX)
Station type/software: Meteobridge 4.4

The site coordinates appear to be of low precision, and the station may be anywhere within the marked area. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'FW7199' 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.

There are no photographs of the station. If you are the site operator and have pictures of this location, then please email them to f7199@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 35 days ago on 2021-08-19.

A recently received report from this station was

FW7199>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-6:@200013z3418.60N/11845.00W_241/002g009t075r000p013P000b10122h58eMB44

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 (34 days ago) received from this station was
FW7199>APRS,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-6:@200013z3418.60N/11845.00W_241/002g009t075r000p013P000b10122h58eMB44

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: Los Angeles (LOX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
WD6CGF1.5 milesSouth Simi Valley, CA, US (lat 34.2895°, long -118.7438°, altitude 317 metres) (data present)
EW18561.8 milesSouth Simi Valley, CA, US (lat 34.2842°, long -118.7422°, altitude 300 metres) (data present)
SE7752.2 milesSouth SCE Wayne Cir, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2788°, long -118.7588°, altitude 274 metres) (data present)
EW00942.8 milesSoutheast Simi Valley, CA, US (lat 34.2730°, long -118.7308°, altitude 288 metres) (data present)
SE5223.0 milesSouthwest SCE Simi Valley Landfill, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2919°, long -118.7974°, altitude 286 metres) (data present)
SE7353.0 milesSouth SCE Barnes St, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2678°, long -118.7351°, altitude 278 metres) (data present)
SE7253.2 milesSouthwest SCE Simi-Third St, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2715°, long -118.7812°, altitude 234 metres) (data present)
SE7763.7 milesSouth SCE Fitzgerald Rd, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2573°, long -118.7457°, altitude 273 metres) (data present)
FW70323.8 milesSouth Simi Valley, CA, US (lat 34.2588°, long -118.7755°, altitude 243 metres) (data present)
SE7104.4 milesSoutheast SCE Mesa Mint Ct, CA, United States Of America (lat 34.2682°, long -118.6921°, altitude 299 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.


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