A guide to computer weatherfax reception and an ideal companion to your fax receiver
by Mike Harris
How do you turn the symbols on a weather chart into a meaningful forecast? Armed with this book and a current weatherfax chart you will have all the essentials for making your own forecast, no matter where you are in the world.
Understanding Weatherfax explains sources of weatherfax images, receiving equipment and software, types of weatherfax charts, synoptic chart features, world weather patterns, personal forecasting, and the formation, tracking and avoidance of tropical storms. An appendix lists worldwide fax stations and their operating frequencies, call signs and transmission schedules. Paperback. 117 pgs. 6 b&w photos, 40 line drawings. Pub 2005.