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Radio: JJC/9VF Kyodo HF Fax *MEGA* Gallery (Aug 2017 – Jan 2019)

When it comes to HF fax, sometimes also known as “weatherfax” due to its use in disseminating weather charts to mariners, the Japanese Kyodo News station JJC and its repeater 9VF are a living heritage. I’ve mentioned this before back … Continue reading

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BMF Taiwan Radio Fax

It’s been a while since I posted any Radio Fax DX action. It’s not because I haven’t been busy roaming the airwaves, it’s that I’ve been too busy with everything else to be able to post something up. There’s been … Continue reading

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QSL Card: Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

It may be wet and rainy in Sydney, but I’ve got a reason to smile. This QSL card arrived for me, all the way from Hamburg, Germany. It is a QSL card acknowledging my report of receiving their weatherfax service, … Continue reading

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DRM DXing Session: More fun than AM broadcast DXing!

I’ve made a passing mention about DRM in my first post about DRM DXing when I received The Disco Palace from home early in the morning when I couldn’t sleep. But I guess I really should delve into DRM a … Continue reading

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Deutscher Wetterdienst (Hamburg, Germany) Radio Fax – the Ultimate DX?

Deutscher Wetterdienst (also known as DWD for short) is the German Meterological Service. They currently operate a weatherfax service over radio as listed here. The centre frequencies are as follows (from NWS’s documentation): 3855khz at 10kW, callsign DDH3 7880khz at … Continue reading

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DRM Radio: The Disco Palace

So, one night, I couldn’t sleep so I stayed up scanning the airwaves with my Winradio Excalibur G31DDC and my Wellbrook Communications ALA-1530 loop antenna. I stumbled across a strong DRM radio transmission (i.e. digital shortwave). Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) … Continue reading

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