Thames Valley Hang Gliding Club

A BHPA Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club

Weather Information

Internet

Follow the weather links on the TVHGC website located at www.tvhgc.co.uk.

 

Television

The BBC1 regional forecasts are best for our purposes
(Just remember to add at least 50% to the wind speed that they give).

 

Radio

The BBC Radio 4 forecasts are best for our purposes. Telephone (these are premium rate numbers)

Weathercall 09068 505305 Weathercall 09068 505306 Weathercall 09068 505309 AIRMET 0891 500 693 AIRMET 0891 500 692

 

Wendy Windblows

(Avon and Wilts)
(Berks, Bucks and Oxon) (South Wales)
(South)
(North)

This is a ‘now-cast’ service, run by a BHPA member. It uses automated weather stations at, or near a number of our flying sites.
To subscribe call Freephone 0800-358-0405, or visit
www.wendywindblows.com

To use the ‘Pay-As-Go’ Public Access Number - 0900-900-7000 (at May 2010 calls cost 50p/min from a BT land line).

 

Airband Radio

If you have a radio that can receive Airband the following frequencies provide ‘coded’ current situation and short term forecasts for UK airfields. You need to have learnt the METAR and TAF codes to understand this information.

VOLMET 128.6 MHz (South) VOLMET 135.375 MHz (Main)

COPYRIGHT AND TERMS

 

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KEY INFORMATION

 

LINKS

 

 

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Facebook Group

Google Group

 

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Photos in the gallery by: Mike Hibbit and other pilots of TVHGC

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