PAST  SHIP-ROUTING and WEATHER FORECASTING
For  Vessels on the  HIGH SEAS
                                                             FIXED HF MARINE LAND STATION VAX498

                                                                                       Herb Hilgenberg PEng, MBA.     VE3LML,  ex  VP9LM
PAST AREA OF COVERAGE



Primary area of daily coverage, seven days a week was for the North Atlantic between the
Eastern Seaboard and Europe, including the Caribbean Sea, the Bahamas Islands and the
Gulf of Mexico.
Limited coverage was available for the South Atlantic and the Eastern Pacific
subject to HF propagation.

Due to time constraints forecasts were not available via E-mail, fax or telephone except in
case of an emergency. This service was intended for extended offshore passages.
E-mail  hehilgen@sympatico.ca

                     HAVE A GOOD WATCH
                            Herb Hilgenberg
                     209-5220 Lakeshore Rd, 
                   Burlington Ontario, Canada, 
                               L7L1C6  
                                                                (SOUTH  BOUND II COASTAL)
September 24, 1987 to June 30, 2013
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