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Old 23-09-2008, 08:28   #1
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Basic Weatherfax reception

Hi all,
So... I don't know much about Hi-fi, sw, and ssb radio (just as a warning). I am trying to learn how to receive weatherfax transmissions via pc.
I have JVComm32 for my pc and a KA-1102 reciever. My real question is where do I find the proper frequencies to tune in? I am looking for stations broadcasting weatherfax images for the west coast of Mexico. Are they broadcast on short wave or ssb? I really have no idea what I'm doing, and would appreciate any advise that can be given.
I do plan on taking some sort of radio class before we leave in January.

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List of frequencies:

Following is a description of all those factions as I know it today

Northwood UK radio fax service

FWOC Northwood radio-fax schedule for the North Atlantic and Mediterranean

US has an equivalent page on their weather site.

Most usefull weather site

Frank Singleton's Home Page
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The list of worldwide stations, frequencies and schedules is here. Unless otherwise stated, assigned frequencies are shown so you must subtract 1.9Khz to get the frequency to tune your radio to.

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Thanks for the replies everyone. I am going to do some experimentation later in the week. I'll let you all know how it went!
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