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Jon Sanders 11th Circumnavigation of the world

Australian sailing legend Jon Sanders AO OBE has commence his 11th circumnavigation of the globe.

The long range HF radio fitted to his yacht Perie Banou 2 has been upgraded to allow it to operate on a new and innovative network run by Austravel Safety Net Inc.

Although primarily designed for land based travelers, the signals from Austravel's many base stations also effectively cover Australian waters.

Read the full article in our December 2019 Channel Chatter magazine below. A link to what Jon is up to on his trip.  More info

Jeanne Socrates is arriving in Australia on the 14th Feb.  She will be operational on Austravel and amateur bands by Monday afternoon.  She is going to cover a lot of Kms. So listen out for her.

Who is Jeanne Socrates?  Have a look at

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