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Getting reception on an old short wave ICOM IC-M710 radio in the Pacific

There isn't a lot of activity on marine HF, but have you tried tuning into any of these nets, broadcasts, or beacons? https://www.yachtcom.co.uk/comms/frequencies/index.html Also, that radio has ...
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Getting reception on an old short wave ICOM IC-M710 radio in the Pacific

This is the wrong time to be debugging a marine radio... Here are some things to check: turn on radio, set to frequency (not channel) mode and tune to try and receive each of 2.5, 5.0, 10, 15, and 20 ...
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Getting reception on an old short wave ICOM IC-M710 radio in the Pacific

I could not get any signals. Only noise and interference, as if the radio was always badly tuned. I'm not particularly familiar with marine radio, but I expect it shouldn't be hard to receive ...
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