Originally Posted by btrayfors
Unfortunately, I believe ShipCom has suspended operations (that is/was the "marine operator" in Mobile Alabama). If so, it will be a big loss to the boating
community. They were always there on several frequencies with big antennas, weather
broadcasts, traffic lists, and a cheery voice.
As a former customer, I got a notice from ShipCom recently that they were closing my account. My impression is that ShipCom overall will continue operations, but focussing on more profitable lines of business...not the couple of times a year WLO marine
operator user like me, but I sure did like knowing it was another option.
Speaking of propogation, there is of course an app for that. I just installed "MUF Predictor" (yes with one "F" for "Maximum Usable Frequency"). Its basic, but gives a general graph of best frequencies and times between two points. Below is a screen
shot of the plot between Guatemala