16 August 2009

point reyes weather station on shortwave

In early August 2009, I was tuned to 8764 kHz using SSB, where the weather station NMC was broadcasting. NMC is located in Point Reyes, California. I recorded this short video of the reception with my Eton E5.



Tuning the BFO to make the voice sound good is particularly hard with this broadcast, which has a fair amount of radio silence.

More info about radio broadcasting at Point Reyes:

• Photos of the NMC station and antennas
• Photo of the NMC site sign
• US Coast Guard "HF Voice" broadcasts
US Coast Guard Communications Area Master Station Pacific (CAMSPAC)
• National Park Service page about communications at Point Reyes

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