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Author Topic: Maritime HF coast stations  (Read 345 times)

Offline NSPcom

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Maritime HF coast stations
« on: December 29, 2018, 1424 UTC »
1. Is there HF stations still offering phone patch for ships?
I find listed stations like Shipcom/WLO, Monaco radio, Stockholm Radio, Cape Town Radio and Brunei Bay Radio but lists are often outdated.

2. Any other HF voice weather bulletins still available?
Cape Town Radio, Charleville/Wiluna Radio and Taupo Radio seems to be active.
http://www.bom.gov.au/marine/radio-sat/voice-services.shtml
https://www.metservice.com/marine/radio/hf-broadcast-schedule

Offline Looking-Glass

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Re: Maritime HF coast stations
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2018, 1822 UTC »
In this region the Philippines, Myanmar (Burma) and Vietnam still offer and operate good old fashioned ship-shore radfone links in the 4, 6 and 8MHz bands, not common as they once were but I come across them from time to time... ;)
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