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Description

Do you want to get your weather charts without using an internetconnection or a dedicated computer?HF Weather Fax lets you receivemarine weather radiofascimile transmissions on your Android device,using the audio from your HF marine radio. Just set it next to theradio's speaker or headphones, tune in a weather fax frequency, andwatch the images come in.HF Weather Fax is perfect for mariners whowant to be able to view the latest weather reports andforecasts.Received fax images can be manually or automaticallysaved, and viewed later.Buy your copy right now, and start decodingand displaying weather fax transmissions in minutes.

App Information HF Weather Fax

  • App Name
    HF Weather Fax
  • Package Name
    com.blackcatsystems.weatherfax
  • Updated
    July 21, 2013
  • File Size
    207k
  • Requires Android
    Android 2.2 and up
  • Version
    1.0
  • Developer
    Black Cat Systems
  • Installs
    1,000+
  • Price
    $4.99
  • Category
    Weather
  • Developer
    4708 Trail Ct Westminster, MD 21158
  • Google Play Link

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