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The purpose of this section is to gather and group HF Utility Monitoring information in a single location. For information on antennas, please see the Antennas Wiki, or the Category:HF Antennas. Our HF Propagation article has links regarding how HF signals travel great differences. It's an important topic to understand if you wish to be successful in this game.
Discussion is in the Utility Listening Forum
- For Aeronautical topics, see our HF Aeronautical Communications article
- For Maritime topics, see our HF Maritime Communications article
- See our HF Military Communications page for more information about monitoring the military on HF.
- ICE - Monitoring U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement HF Operations
- You can also find some Mid-East / African Police departments as well as non-classified diplomatic communications here
What Equipment Will I Need to Hear these Stations?
- See our The HF Utility Receiver and Accessories article for a discussion of this topic.
- For additional information on HF digital utilities, see the DXing Digital Utilities section
- Several digital decoding apps have mailing lists (reflectors) and/or Facebook for support. Links for them can be found here
Utility Related Clubs, Mailing lists and Publications
- Mailing Lists / Social
- Australian DX Club (Facebook)
- Utility DXers Forum
- FirstToken YouTube channel (numbers stations)
- The Spectrum Monitor Electronic Magazine is the only remaining hobby level magazine that publishes logs from its subscribers. Most others have gone by the wayside, having been supplanted by many web-based sites - which may or may not have up to date information.
- Benelux DX Club
- Canadian International DX Club
- DX Antwerp
- Longwave Club of America
- Utility DXers Forum Home Page
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