Originally Posted by jmac
I'm considering having a portable short wave radio as a backup for weather and understand you can hook up to a PC to receive faxes. I've looked (almost) everywhere for the how to but cannot find any detail. Is there anyone here can help please?
If you go to our Cruising Wiki
(also a link at the top of this page, below the Banner) -> Contents -> then to Communications at Sea - you should find what you are looking for.
If you need more info. come back with questions - many of our members use their HF radios for weather and emails.