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HomeProducts and ServicesTrainingHF Radio Propagation Course Friday, Nov 27 2015 11:45 UT

HF Radio Propagation Course

To increase the value of services to our customers, Space Weather Services (SWS) offers one day courses on HF radio propagation. Courses can be tailored to suit the audience by emphasising topics of special interest. Participants receive the SWS HF Radio Propagation Course manual.

The scheduled course consists of four sections:

  1. The ionosphere, its structure and its effect on HF radio propagation.
  2. HF radio propagation via the sky wave.
  3. Disturbances in the Sun-Earth environment and the effects on HF radio propagation.
  4. The SWS web site and predictions.

Further details on course content can be obtained by emailing SWS Training.

Scheduled courses

Dates for courses will usually be advertised about four weeks beforehand. At that time, registration forms are then available from this page. Subscribe to the ips-training list for dates and locations of scheduled courses.

2016 May Brisbane date to be advised
September Sydney date to be advised
2017 April Canberra date to be advised
May Adelaide, Perth date to be advised
September Sydney date to be advised

HF Radio Propagation courses can be presented at other locations and times. See costing below for requested courses.


Course type Cost
Scheduled courses AUD 600 per person per day (GST included)
Requested courses Within Australia, AUD 475 per person per day (GST included) plus travel expenses and any training room/equipment hire costs.

Outside Australia, price on application.

A minimum of 5 people attending is required.

HF Radio Propagation/ASAPS Course

Combined HF Radio Propagation/ASAPS courses can be arranged as required. This provides the opportunity to choose areas from the HF Radio Propagation course and ASAPS course that are most relevant. For more details, contact SWS Training.

HF Radio Propagation Material

If unable to attend a course, the HF Radio Propagation manual is available for purchase.

See also the Introduction to HF Radio Propagation (or PDF).

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