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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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USCG Faxes are broken
« on: May 05, 2017, 1821 UTC »
For the past few days, the USCG stations (Boston, New Orleans, etc) have been sending broken fax transmissions, with horizontal jitter:

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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2017, 1832 UTC »
Have you tried it on other bcsts to see if it's the setup?
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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2017, 1839 UTC »
Yes, no issues with faxes from Germany or Australia. Different apps running on different devices all show the problem(s) at exactly the same time.  I'm 99 44/100 % sure it's their fault  ;D
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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017, 1943 UTC »
New Orleans on 17146.4 is ok at the moment.
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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2017, 1946 UTC »
Tnx for the info...  I figured my decoder was acting screwy... You folks have saved me a bit of work...  tnx agn! :-)
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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2017, 1719 UTC »
When I saw this kind of thing not too many weeks ago I attributed it to the decoder. When it happened it was a major jump across the screen and settled there for a while, then back to the original, on an otherwise perfect image.
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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2017, 1640 UTC »
When I saw this kind of thing not too many weeks ago I attributed it to the decoder. When it happened it was a major jump across the screen and settled there for a while, then back to the original, on an otherwise perfect image.

Interesting, so it has been broken for weeks now? Not good for any mariners that rely on it.

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Re: USCG Faxes are broken
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2017, 2154 UTC »
I wonder why they are broken?
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