Receiving weather fax with the RTL-SDR dongle on OSX

23 Mar 2017

I’ve recently bought an RTL-SDR dongle to play with as a software-defined radio. One of the first things I tried was to use it to receive HF weatherfax images from the US and Australian weather services.

MSLP fax received

Cleaning up the static just requires some filtering, a better antenna, and maybe some software tweaks.

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