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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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ABC North West Queensland


Check out this awesome drone footage from Shelly Dillon!

2 weeks ago
ABC North West Queensland

⛔️Birdsville and Bedourie are still isolated.⛔️

Have a look at Bedourie surrounded by water.🌊

Before traveling please check the website:

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Travel Outback Australia

Who’s looking forward to a Simpson Desert trip this year?

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Innamincka Hotel

Hey guys! We had the first sunset cruise of the season last night on the beautiful Cooper Creek and it was amazing! Picture perfect views with Mother Nature producing the goods ☀️ it’s going to ... See more

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Windorah Service Station

The mighty Copper Creek looking nice and full! As of 9am this morning she was sitting at 0.87 above the bridge!

There’s not much traffic in town so we may as well keep the folks at home updated ... See more

4 weeks ago

Road conditions have changed. Please click the link below for the latest Road Report from the Diamantina Shire Council.
#Birdsville #Bedourie #Betoota #thediamantina #therealouback #outbackqueensland

4 weeks ago
Simpson Desert's 2019 touring season is now open | 4x4 Australia

Be aware of the weather heading that way

It’s open season for the Simpson, but it’s not for the unprepared.

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Brushmen of the Bush artist Jack Absalom dies

Popular Australian artist and author Jack Absalom has died, aged 91.

4 weeks ago

Yep just about right !!

Too much or just perfect? We'd take it! ☝️

1 month ago

Eastern Victoria Road Closures as at 7th March 2019 due to Bushfire Activity

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