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North Atlantic Radio Net: Herb Hilgenberg has Retired

The HF/SSB weather forecasting and routing service offered by Herb Hilgenberg (Call Sign VAX498, ‘South Bound II Coastal’) has ceased broadcasting. Herb Hilgenberg is a sailing enthusiast who, for 25 years, has provided a free daily weather forecasting and routing … Continue reading

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The SSB Radio, Demystified

As a follow-up to his April BWS article, “Essential Offshore Gear: Why SSB?,” Daniel Collins demystifies the SSB radio in this June BWS story. Heard the SSB is too complicated to install or learn to use? Think again. Modern SSB … Continue reading

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Essential Offshore Gear: Why SSB?

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Collins’ Tech Talk column in the April issue of BWS. Pick up the issue on newsstands for much more on this topic. The astute reader may be wondering what is so useful about … Continue reading

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