Site Selcall Status
Casino (NSW) 2199 Operational
Chittering (WA) 6199 Operational
Shepparton (VIC) 3199 Operational
Alice Springs (NT) 8199 Operational
Kununnura (WA) 6299 Under construction - mid 2018
North QLD 4199 Planned for 2019

Our H.E.L.P. (4357) system is available to all members - your emergency button can be programmed to automatically send a distress alert message

N.B. all channels are available mobile to mobile

Channel Frequency Notes
1 3175 kHz Perth and Shepparton bases only
2 5127 kHz West Coast Primary - Perth base only
3 5270 kHz East Coast Primary - All bases except Perth
4 6793 kHz Kununara base only
5 7652 kHz Primary - all bases
6 9323 kHz Kununara base only
7 10203 kHz Primary - all bases
8 13910 kHz Primary - all bases
9 ----------------- reserved for future
10 17463 Perth base only

Again, all of the above channels can be used mobile to mobile, be mindful of the sked times to minimise interference to others.

YOU MUST HAVE AN AUTHORITY TO TRANSMIT AND HAVE A TYPE APPROVED RADIO TO USE THESE FREQUENCIES AMATEUR RADIOS ARE NOT PERMITTED

Operating protocol

  • Always use your selcall ID upon initial contact.  
  • Using the network callsign is not essential as the base operators will announce at the statutory intervals.  
  • If you radio does not have a roger beep, please use OVER at the end of your turn.  The base operators will sometimes find it difficult to determine if you have finished without the roger beep or an OVER.  
  • Take your time when talking, HF conditions can make conversations difficult to follow if you speak too quickly or too far away from the microphone.  However there is no need to shout!  Hold the microphone near your mouth tilted at an angle, imagine talking across the face of the microphone in a normal speaking voice.   Phonetics are useful if the conditions are poor, we strongly recommend learning then but are not essential.  You may be asked to "say again" by the base operators, take your time there's no rush.  

Also note that our or base operators are unpaid volunteers.  

Our Network