The HFbeacons Mailing List

If you are reading this then you are probably a radio amateur with interests in running or monitoring HF beacons and may like to subscribe to the "hfbeacons" mailing list.

The objective of this list is to facilitate the exchange of information relating to beacons in the HF amateur bands, especially to beacons in the 10m (28MHz) band. Topics covered by this list include: -

  • Issues in designing, building and operating beacons
  • Beacon frequency allocations and the resolution of frequency conflicts
  • Information on new beacons planned or heard
  • Posting of data to help keep lists of beacons up to date
  • Reception reports and requests by beacon owners for reception reports
  • Analysis of reception reports received
  • Results of propagation studies based on beacon monitoring
  • Promotion of beacon information resources such as web sites

An email message sent to the list is automatically transmitted to all list members, however only subscribers can receive messages from, or post messages to, the list. Subscription is very simple. To subscribe to the list, just send an empty email message addressed to: with 'subscribe' in the Subject field. Alternatively, you can use the form here to subscribe, unsubscribe, get help, etc.

Subscribers can post message to the list by sending an email to

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