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Meteo Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

Station List Compiled by William Hepburn

RAFAX MX - Meteorological Radiofacsimile Broadcast
RAFAX PX - Press Radiofacsimile Broadcast
Inactive or Planned Service

MHz Band
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New Frequency
CFH     Halifax, CAN  2.574.2 (Irregular) 



2 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
2.054
0340 0950
1540 2150
NOJ
ALS
 Kodiak
57 46 30
-152 33 41
0340-0608  0950-1208
1540-1808  2150-0028
2.574.2
1101
CFH
CAN
 Halifax
44 57 50
-63 58 55 
H + 01  Irregular Service
2.618.5
0100
GYA
GBR
 Northwood
51 30
-00 10
2000-0600
2.628
1215
VMC
AUS
 Australia East (Charleville)
 
 
0900-1900
.
3 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
3.247.4
1145
ZKLF
NZL
 Wellington (Auckland)
 
 
0945-1700
3.251.1
-
VFF
CAN
 Iqaluit
63 43 43
-68 32 56
2100-2330 Jun-Nov
-
VFR
CAN
 Resolute
74 44 39
-95 02 03
0100-0230  0600-0730
1000-1130 Jun-Nov

3.585
-
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
1200-2400
3.622.5
0103 1303
JMH
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Cont
3.820.5
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Inactive Freq
3.855
1132
DDH-3
DEU
 Offenbach am Main (Hamburg)
 53 41
09 41
0430-1235  1520-2223
.
4 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
4.014
0430
ZSJ
AFS
 Cape Town
 
 
1600-0600
4.228
1100
CBV
CHL
 Valparaiso
-32 48 00
-71 28 43
1100-1145  1630-1700
1915-1945  2200-2340
4.235
0230 0745
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
0230-0506  0745-1041
4.260.1
-
VFF
CAN
 Iqaluit
63 43 43
-68 32 56
Inactive Freq
4.271
1101
CFH
CAN
 Halifax
44 57 50
-63 58 55 
H + 01  Irregular Service
4.298
0340 0950
1540 2150
NOJ
ALS
 Kodiak
57 46 30
-152 33 41
0340-0608  0950-1208
1540-1808  2150-0028
4.316
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
4.317.9
0000 0600
1200 1800
NMG
USA
 New Orleans
29 53 04
-89 56 43
0000-0305  0600-0855
1200-1505  1800-2105
4.322
1100
CBM
CHL
 Magallanes
-52 54 17
-71 04 13
1100-1145  1630-1700
1915-1945  2200-2340
// Valparaiso
4.346
0140 0655
1400
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32
-122 43 48
0140-1608
4.416
-
VCO
CAN
 Sydney
46 11 08
-59 53 37
1121-1801
4.481
-
SVJ-4
GRC
 Olympia (Athens)
38 00
23 53
0845-1055
4.610
0100 1300
GYA
GBR
 Northwood
51 30
-00 10
Cont
4.616
0040
BMF
TWN
 Taipei


Cont
5.100
0015 1215
VMC
AUS
 Australia East (Charleville)


Cont
5.250
-
BMF
TWN
 Taipei
 
Inactive Freq
5.336
1850
 RBW 41
RUS
 Murmansk


0700-0830 1400-1500
1850-2030 Inactive Freq ?
5.755
1215
VMW
AUS
 Australia West (Wiluna)
 
 
1100-2100
5.807
1100 2300
ZKLF
NZL
 Wellington (Auckland)
 
 
0900-1620  2100-0420
5.857.5
0100
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
Cont
.
6 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
6.340.5
0230 0745
 1400 1720
1900
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
0230-0506  0745-1041
1400-2241
-
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32 N
122 43 48 W
Inactive Freq
6.446
1850
R... 
RUS
 Murmansk


0700-0830 1400-1500
1850-2030
6.496.4
1101
CFH
CAN
 Halifax
44 57 50
-63 58 55 
H + 01  Irregular Service
6.834
-
GYA
GBR
 Northwood II
51 30
-00 10
Inactive Freq
6.915.1
-
VCO
CAN
 Sydney
46 11 08
-59 53 37
2200-2350
.
8 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
7.396.8
0050
HSW-64
THA
 Bangkok
13 44
100 30
1300-1320  1700-1740
2300-0620
7.433.5
0100
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
Cont
7.508
0430
ZSJ
AFS
 Cape Town
 
 
Cont
7.535
0015 1215
VMW
AUS
 Australia West (Wiluna)
  
  
Cont // Australia East
7.708.1

-
VFF
CAN
 Iqaluit
63 43 43
-68 32 56
0100-0230  0600-0730
1000-1130 Jun-Nov

-
VFR
CAN
 Resolute
74 44 39
-95 02 03
2100-2330 Jun-Nov
7.770
-
KVM 70
HWA
 Honolulu
21 20
-158 00
Inactive Freq
7.795
0103 1303
JMH-2
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Cont
7.880
1132
DDK-3
DEU
 Offenbach am Main (Hamburg)
 53 41
09 41
0430-1235  1520-2223
7.908.8
-
R... 
RUS
 Murmansk


1900-2030
Inactive Freq ?

8.040
0100 1300
GYA
GBR
 Northwood
51 30
-00 10
Cont
8.105
-
SVJ-4
GRC
 Olympia (Athens)
38 00
23 53
0845-1055
8.140
0040
BMF
TWN
 Taipei
 
Cont
8.444
1850 ?
R...
RUS
 Murmansk


Active ?
8.457.9
-
VFA
CAN
 Inuvik
68 19 42
-133 35 56
0200-0220  1630-1650
 8.459
0340 0950
1540 2150
NOJ
ALS
 Kodiak
57 46 30
-152 33 41
0340-0608  0950-1208
1540-1808  2150-0028
8.467.5

JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
8.503.9
0000 0600
1200 1800
NMG
USA
 New Orleans
29 53 04
-89 56 43
0000-0305  0600-0855
1200-1505  1800-2105
8.677
1100
CBV
CHL
 Valparaiso
-32 48 00
-71 28 43
1100-1145  1630-1700
1915-1945  2200-2340
8.682
0140 0655
1120 1400
1840 2320
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32
-122 43 48
Cont
8.696
1100
CBM
CHL
 Magallanes
-52 54 17
-71 04 13
1100-1145  1630-1700
1915-1945  2200-2340
// Valparaiso
9.110
0230 0745
1400 1720
1900
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
0230-0506  0745-1041
1400-2241
9.165
0100
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
Cont
9.459
1115 2315
ZKLF
NZL
 Wellington (Auckland)
 
 
Cont
.
10 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
9.970
-
JMH-3
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Inactive Freq
9.982.5
0519 1719
KVM 70
HWA
 Honolulu
21 20
-158 00
0519-1556
10.130
1850
RBW 48 
RUS
 Murmansk


0700-0830 1400-1500
1850-1900 Inactive Freq ?
10.536
1101
CFH
CAN
 Halifax
44 57 50
-63 58 55 
H + 01  Irregular Service
10.555
0015 1215
VMW
AUS
 Australia West (Wiluna)
  
  
Cont // Australia East
11.030
0015 1215
VMC
AUS
 Australia East (Charleville)
 
 
Cont
11.086.5
1300
GYA
GBR
 Northwood
51 30
-00 10
0600-2000
11.090
0519 1719
KVM 70
HWA
 Honolulu
21 20
-158 00
Cont
.
12 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
12.390
-
GYA
GBR
 Northwood II
51 30
-00 10
Inactive Freq
12.412.5
0340 0950
1540 2150
NOJ
ALS
 Kodiak
57 46 30
-152 33 41
0340-0608  0950-1208
1540-1808  2150-0028
12.665
0745 1630
PWZ 33
BRA
 Rio de Janeiro
-22 57
-42 55
0745-0910  1630-1755
 12.665.1
-
VFF
CAN
 Iqaluit
63 43 43
-68 32 56
Inactive Freq
12.745.5
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
12.750
1400 1720
1900
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
1400-2241
12.786
0140 0655
1120 1400
1840 2320
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32
-122 43 48
Cont
 12.789.9
0000 0600
1200 1800
NMG
USA
 New Orleans
29 53 04
-89 56 43
0000-0305  0600-0855
1200-1505  1800-2105
13.510
1101
CFH
CAN
 Halifax
44 57 50
-63 58 55 
H + 01  Irregular Service
13.538
0430
ZSJ
AFS
 Cape Town
 
 
Cont
13.550.5
1130 2330
ZKLF
NZL
 Wellington (Auckland)
 
 
0930-1650  2130-0450
13.570
0100
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
0000-1200
13.882.5
1132
DDH-3
DEU
 Offenbach am Main (Hamburg)
 53 41
09 41
0430-1235  1520-2223
13.900
0040
BMF
TWN
 Taipei
 
 
Cont
13.920
0015 1215
VMC
AUS
 Australia East (Charleville)
 
 
Cont
 13.988.5
0103 1303
JMH-4
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Cont
14.467.3
-
DDH-8
DEU
 Offenbach am Main
 53 41
09 41
Inactive Freq
.
16 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
15.615
0015 1215
VMW
AUS
 Australia West (Wiluna)
  
 
 Cont // Australia East
16.035
-
9VF 252
SNG
 Kyodo (Jurong)
 01 20
103 42
0740-1010  1415-1815
16.135
1719
KVM 70
HWA
 Honolulu
21 20
-158 00
1719-0356
16.340.1
2345
ZKLF
NZL
 Wellington (Auckland)


2145-0500
 16.971
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
16.978
0745 1630
PWZ
BRA
 Rio de Janeiro
-22 57
-42 55
0745-0910  1630-1755
17.069.6
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
 17.146.4
1100
CBV
CHL
 Valparaiso
-32 48 00
-71 28 43
1100-1145  1630-1700
1915-1945  2200-2340
1200 1800
NMG
USA
 New Orleans
29 53 04
-89 56 43
1200-1505  1800-2105
17.151.2
0140 0655
1120 1400
1840 2320
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32
-122 43 48
Cont
17.192
-
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
Inactive Freq
17.430
-
9VF 252
SNG
 Kyodo (Jurong)
 01 20
103 42
0740-1010  1415-1815
 17.440
-
HLL
KOR
 Seoul
37 34
126 58
Inactive Freq
17.520
-
HSW-61
THA
 Bangkok
13 44
100 30
Inactive Freq
.
18 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
 18.060
0015
VMW
AUS
 Australia West (Wiluna)
  
  
2100-1100 // Australia East
18.220
-
JMH-5
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Inactive Freq
18.238
-
ZSJ
AFS
 Cape Town
 
 
0600-1600
18.261
-
GYA
GBR
 Northwood II
51 30
-00 10
Inactive Freq
18.560
0040
BMF
TWN
 Taipei
 
 
Cont
20.469
0015
VMC
AUS
 Australia East (Charleville)
 
 
1900-0900
.
22 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
22.527
1840 2320
NMC
USA
 Point Reyes
37 55 32
-122 43 48
1840-2356
-
NMF
USA
 Boston
41 42 30
-70 33 00
Inactive Freq
22.542
-
JJC
JPN
 Kyodo (Tokyo)
36 11
139 51
Cont
.
25 MHz BAND
Freq
(MHz)
Test Chart
UTC
Call Sign
State
Station Name
Latitude
Longitude
Bc Times UTC / Remarks
23.331.5
-
KVM 70
HWA
 Honolulu
21 20
-158 00
Inactive Freq
23.522.9
-
JMH-6
JPN
 Tokyo
31 19
130 31
Inactive Freq

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Notes:
Broadcast Times: "00,04,08,10,12,16,2007" = 0007,0407,0807,1207,1607,2007. "H +" = min past hr.
 Su,Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr,Sa = days of the week.
State: 3-letter ITU Country Code (single letter codes replaced by ISO Code).
Lat/Long: Latitude/Longitude in °  '  " (degrees/minutes/seconds). N/S/E/W specified in header.
Remarks: Decom. = Decommissioned.
For the purposes of this list, in some cases Schedules are considered to be Test Charts.

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