Become a Subscriber

The VKS-737 Radio Network was established for 'outback' travellers who are in distress by providing them with emergency assistance and support in co-operation with other organisations.

Make a Donation

Your donation to VKS-737 Radio Network will be used within Australia to help provide and support emergency high frequency radio communication and safety services to people who live, work or travel in rural and remote areas of Australia.

Become a Volunteer

You can make a real difference by volunteering your time in a variety of ways. Please contact us to discuss how you can help.



Established in 1993, the network is managed by Administration Staff , Committee Members and volunteers including Message Coordinator, Base Station Operators and Show Representatives.

We are licenced by the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA) and subscribers must  comply with all provisions of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.


To provide emergency and general radio communications assistance services to people who live, work or travel in rural and remote areas of Australia, and to be the pre-eminent provider of high frequency radio communications services throughout rural and remote areas of Australia.


The VKS-737 Radio Network is a Public Benevolent Institution. The Network maintains a database containing all user details. Apart from the Name, Callsign and Selcall entries, information in the database is confidential.


The VKS-737 Radio Network is wholly owned by the Australian National 4WD Radio Network Inc. and is neither a part of, nor associated with, the Australian HF Touring Club, or the AussieHF Club

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1 week ago
Birdsville Hotel

We recently read in the media some incorrect information stating that Birdsville will be "closed in for some months" due to flooding!

While yes we do have a large amount of water tracking south past ... See more

2 weeks ago
Queensland lifts 4WD lift laws

Queensland rules change brings it in line with other states after much-publicised police blitz

3 weeks ago

Woods Point and Surrounds Victoria Police Update - February/March 2019

3 weeks ago
Caravan and Camping SA

A BIG thank you to all of our presenters and stage hosts over the five days of the Show. You helped make it a fantastic event! Wayne Phillips, Andrew Kennedy, Leith Forrest, Sina & Soni, Cosi Andrew ... See more

3 weeks ago
Business Technology Partners Pty Ltd

Great to be working with the excellent team at Business Technology Partners Pty Ltd, we appreciate all you support!

Great to drop past and learn something from VKS 737 Radio Network. We sponsor some items for this very worthy cause. We paid them a visit at "The Let's Go Caravan and Camping Show". If you have a ... See more

3 weeks ago
Australia All Over

Who said there was no such thing as an inland sea.
Birdsville, this morning surrounded by the overflow of the monsoon of a few weeks ago It will end in Lake Eyre.
photo - David Brook

4 weeks ago
Birdsville Bakery

Update 6: river has lifted another 1/2 m since 6am this morning and is moving fast.

4 weeks ago
VKS-737 Adelaide Caravan and Camping Show February 2019

This was a good weekend, weather wise in Adelaide. A compact but well set out display that drew plenty of interest from those looking for reliable long distance communications.

1 month ago
VKS-737 Redcliff Show February 2019

Here are pictures taken at our Redcliff Show display last weekend (15th to 17th February).

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