Here is an update on HF Radio Communications in South East Asia and beyond.
Note weather information will be provided at 0055 UTC
"Latest News On Mobile Maritime Net SE Asia
19th June 2008.
Countries: North Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Oman, Philippines, Japan, Reunion Island, Seychelles, Singapore, Thailand, Yemen
Radio communication on HF radio is volatile at this time - propagation on our standard frequency of 14,323 MHz in the 20 metre band at 0025 hrs UTC (GMT) and at 0055 UTC for weather WX .
This month has shown a gradual improvement in propagation - Cruising yachts are now in contact as far afield as Japan in the East and Seychelles in the West.
Reference to the following link give the reasons for the improvement :- #1 ; http://hfradio.org/latest_chart.html
A really good programme (free) for finding the best times of the day to make contact with other parts of the world is is to be found at http://dxfile.free.fr/
written by Christian Ramade (F6GQK) it is PropHF v.1.3
Mobile Maritime Net - South East Asia"