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Old 12-01-2011, 15:37   #1
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Grundig YB400 SSB Receiver for Weather Fax

I have a Grundig YB400 SSB receiver. Coverage includes long wave (144 - 353 kHz), AM band to 1710 kHz and shortwave from 1711 to 30000 kHz. With a good antenna, do you know if this radio would be able to receive the weather fax transmissions? The idea would be to output the signal from the receiver to a Mac laptop that has software for decoding the weather fax signal and displaying the maps.

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yes it works fine,i have yb400pe,though you will need to run every thing on batteries ,as an inverter for your computer power supply and dc supply/240v for radio will create too much interferance.
use meteoscan software.
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