2021 Codan Raffle Winners!
Congratulations !! Codan Envoy 2021 Raffle Winners 1st prize Codan Envoy X1 Mobile Radio Package Bob Dove of South Australia 2nd prize Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector Mark Whitworth, Mobile 2505 3rd prize Minelab Equinox 600 Metal Detector Robert Stubbs, Mobile 9058 We wish to…
Darrell White: A Long Time Subscriber and Volunteer Remembered
Many will remember Darrell White, a past operator and subscriber on this network. He was Mobile 0320 on the VKS-737 Radio Network until the end of 2019. Darrell passed away just before Christmas 2020 following a lengthy fight with Cancer. He was 71 years old….
A Good Rescue – Thanks to VKS-737 HF Radio Network:
My wife and I were in a local park near Licola in Eastern Victoria and I was on my High Frequency (HF) radio chatting to a radio mate in South Australia. I was called by VKS-737 Adelaide Base and asked to provide Radio Relay assistance…
VKS-737 Radio Network’s Response to COVID-19 & Travel Restrictions
As the entire world faces a collective challenge during the COVID-19 outbreak, we sincerely hope you and your families are safe and healthy. VKS-737 Radio Network is closely monitoring developments and following the World Health Organisation, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and government…
2020 Codan Raffle Winners!
Congratulations !! Codan Envoy 2020 Raffle Winners 1st prize Codan Envoy E1 Mobile Radio Package Bob Verity, Mobile 2734 from VIC 2nd prize Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector Shaun Hennessy, Mobile 1304 from VIC 3rd prize Minelab Equinox 600 Metal Detector Wes Follett, Mobile 0956 …
VKS-737 Winter Schedule Changes Because of Covid-19
The VKS-737 Radio Network changes its Voice Sked times in line with the end of Daylight Savings Time in those states affected by it. This is due to happen on the first Sunday in April. While we will still change to our Winter Schedule as…
Codan Envoy Radio – A Tech Turkey Review
I’d been the user of a faithful, twenty year old HF radio for quite a number of years and I’d always been happy with that radio. I’d used it with an autotune antenna and also with a tapped whip. The convenience of the autotuner, particularly…
Talk To Your Mates!
When you’re travelling on the Wallaby or perhaps even just out for the day from home, have you been a bit nervous about calling up and having a conversation with another VKS-737 Subscriber on one of our frequencies? We’ve heard from some that they understood…
Is Your Navigator (Or Other Passengers) Trained To Use Your Radio?
Here’s a question for you Fellas… You set up your vehicle, pack the troops and provisions and off you go. You regularly check in using your HF radio, “Here. Going there. Beer’s cold, flies are bad.” Have you ever wondered if any of your troops,…
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