Amateur Radio Weather

Poor conditions on shortwave as low pressure passes over the UK this weekend

Saturday geek lunch and proof that radio conditions are as bad as the weather! This is a fax image I broadcast on 7 MHz shortwave just now – original for transmission (middle), received on nearby radio (bottom) and received just 400 miles away at the University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands (top). Normally Twente gets a super strong signal from me but that low pressure weather system passing over the UK seems to be causing a massive amount of radio disturbance.


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Original image reqdy for transmission


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Low pressure over the UK (source: Sat24.com)

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