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Re: Weatherfax audio file for testing

Originally Posted by SVAuspicious View Post

I've had similarly good results using a Kaito 1103 and JVCOMM32 with a big hunk of copper wire hauled up as high as possible. The antenna makes a big difference.
Tell me about that "big hunk of copper wire".

I am thinking about a similar setup to use on my trips around Vancouver Island. Few of the boats have SSB.

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