Continuing our series of Amateur Radio As A Service (ARAAS) this post looks into another built in feature of the famous Kiwi web based SDR, the ability to decode FAX transmissions on the fly.
On the HF bands Fax is mainly used to transmit weather related information.
You can find the locations and schedule HERE
So go find a kiwi sdr station at http://sdr.hu in our example we used I1CRA / IZ1GLG (thank you)
Locate the above panel, which will appear bottom right side of the web page, in the extension drop down choose fax. You will see the screen changes, the fax decoder and fax control panel are now seen.
Given in this example we are using the kiwi sdr located in Italy, we can use a frequency in Europe, for the best results, if you select the top frequency, then click next until you find an active one.
You should start seeing some nice decodes as seen in the screenshots above