CWOP Information for FW7574 (F7574) in Colbert, WA, US (site inactive)

The following information is known about FW7574. 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: 47° 49' 5" N (deg min sec), 47.8180° (decimal), 4749.08N (LORAN)
Longitude: 117° 21' 11" W (deg min sec), -117.3530° (decimal), 11721.18W (LORAN)
Elevation: 550 metres (1806 feet) -- validated against 552 metres (1811 feet) from Geonames
Location: Colbert, WA, US
County: Spokane, WA
Forecast Office: Spokane (OTX)
Station type/software: Meteobridge 5.4

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'FW7574' 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 f7574@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 361 days ago on 2023-06-25.

A recently received report from this station was

FW7574>APN000,TCPXX*,qAX,CWOP-4:@252058z4749.08N/11721.18W_314/002g004t085r000p001P000b10138h26l020eMB54

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 covered by your Forecast Office: Spokane (OTX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
GW23218.6 milesNorth HOUSTON, MO, US (lat 47.9413°, long -117.3238°, altitude 1165 metres) (data present)
EW43128.9 milesSoutheast Spokane, WA, US (lat 47.6997°, long -117.2795°, altitude 609 metres) (data present)
GW29589.7 milesSouth Spokane, WA, US (lat 47.6840°, long -117.4153°, altitude 582 metres) (data present)
GW386413.3 milesSoutheast NEWMAN LAKE, WA, US (lat 47.7363°, long -117.0930°, altitude 725 metres) (data present)
FW771613.9 milesWest Nine Mile Falls, WA, US (lat 47.8533°, long -117.6473°, altitude 537 metres) (data present)
GW018314.8 milesSoutheast Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA, US (lat 47.6960°, long -117.0905°, altitude 624 metres) (data present)
N7OKG18.9 milesNorth Deer Park, WA, US (lat 48.0853°, long -117.4322°, altitude 757 metres) (data present)
DW906321.7 milesEast Post Falls, ID, US (lat 47.7363°, long -116.9020°, altitude 678 metres) (data present)
CW885426.0 milesEast Spirit Lake, ID, US (lat 47.9607°, long -116.8335°, altitude 793 metres) (data present)
EW395728.3 milesNortheast Spirit Lake, ID, US (lat 48.0483°, long -116.8492°, altitude 708 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
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