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Radiofax, also known as HF FAX, radiofacsimile or weatherfax, is a means of broadcasting graphic weather maps and other graphic images via HF radio. HF radiofax is also known as WEFAX, although this term is generally used to refer to the reception of weather charts and imagery via satellite. Maps are received using a dedicated radiofax receiver or a single sideband (SSB) shortwave receiver connected to an external facsimile recorder or PC equipped with a radiofax interface and application software. 

Reference to a commercial product or service does not imply any endorsement by the National Weather Service as to function or suitability for your purpose or environment. 

Radiofax Hardware Companies

Radiofax Software Vendors


For an up to date listing of Radiofax software, click here

Also see the Worldwide Radiofacsimile Webpage for listings of available equipment and software as well as information on radiofax services available worldwide.