Yes, absolutely, and not just weather. HF Fax is used for all kinds of stuff. Here's a schedule for maritime weather broadcasts around the world. You can download most weather images over FTP if you don't have a radio, or you can use a websdr, some of which have fax decoding capabilities built in. The downside is that the built-in decoders expect certain settings which aren't universal for all types of fax, but this kind person has done some stuff that looks like I might be able to use to pull Kyodo News Agency's Japanese newspaper broadcasts remotely.
One from today. I've found that JWX gives sharper results than Black Cat HF Fax, but JWX is a bit more finicky to use.
Not in the next one, but I will be doing some more radio exploration early next year.
Derp, had my earlier (wrong) slant correction settings applied. I'll do a bit more of this with some different tools then do a writeup on how butts can do this. I am keen to hear from any boat-butts who use HF Weather Fax regularly.
Looks like with a few settings tweaks it's less wobbly, still slanty but that's fixable. I also noticed background services using up huge amounts of CPU time (thanks alienware!) on the Windows box.
Testing different HF Weather fax tools against the Hamburg transmitters on 7879khz. This is going to be a bit more involved as the results haven't really been calibrated. My noise floor here is pretty bad, and I think the waviness might be caused by time issues, unless anyone here knows better?
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