Marine Radio Stations
General information on Marine Radios and Coastal Radio Stations
Distress and Emergency Calling
HF 4125 kHz
Monitored by Kordia 24 hours 7 days a week through the Maritime Communication Stations located at Charleville, Queensland and Wiluna, Western Australia.
Any information to add or to revise a listing would be appreciated. .
Tasmanian Limited Coast Stations
Coastguard Freycinet , 03 6257 8129 or 0408 386 176
More details of Tasmanian stations
Tasmanian VHF public marine repeater stations
Repeaters channels are not regularly monitored by shore stations, if at all. Repeaters remain useful channels for VHF communication between vessels when some distance apart, out of direct VHF communication range but when both vessels are in repeater range.
Local and interstate Limited Coast Stations.
Caution is advised with this
information as it may have changed since posted here.
TMR now has a VHF Base with a full suite of channels on Maatsuyker Island and monitors CH16. Map courtesy of TMR.
Monitors: VHF Ch 16 statewide 24 hrs
/ day and HF frequencies and 82 Maatsuyker Island, 2524, 4125, 6215 and
8291 kHz continuously from 0700 -1900 Hrs daily.
South-east Tasmania weather forecasts are automatically broadcast on the hour and half hour on VHF Ch 01. 24/7.
Tascoast Radio (Royal Yacht
Club of Tasmania) VIT319 and VIT320
Monitors: Ch16 and Ch 81 (Mt Raoul repeater) on an intermittent basis only but continuously during the period of 26 December to 30 December each year or until the last Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race yacht has crossed the finish line.
The station manager can be contacted at 0418 127 897 or the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania at 03 6223 4599.
Coast Guard Smithton or better known as Smithton
Radio VMR 704
Monitors: Ch 16, 21, 81
24 hour monitoring on VHF and HF 4483 kHz.
Tamar Sea Rescue Service
Inc. (affiliated with Surf Life Saving Tasmania)
Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol (VHF 16)
There are 27 Coastal Patrol radio and search & rescue bases along
the NSW coast.
RVCP Broken Bay
Download a useful list of Victorian AVCG stations.
AVCG Port Albert VMR 394
AVCG Mallacoota VMR 375
AVCG Melbourne VMR 360
AVCG Paynesville VMR 815
VMR Port Fairy VMR 380
AVCG Portland VMR 2233
AVCG Welshpool VMR 392
Warnambool Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG VF16) VMR 817
Westernport (Hastings) VMR 361
VMR American River
VMR Middle Beach
VMR Tumby Bay
Coast Guard Kingston
Updated 25 October 2016. © Copyright. A Douglas 2016