News & Bulletins

This page contains special notices relevant to the Network. To suggest a notice for this page, please contact VKS-737 Head Office via the CONTACT page. Note that we also have pages for EVENTS and SHOWS.

RFDS committed to HF RADIO

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) maintains its commitment to High Frequency (HF) radio monitoring and that service will continue despite public infrastructure and technology changes in two states as part of the Service’s on-going commitment to emergency communications throughout Australia.“Despite technology alternatives,...

Changes to RFDS HF Operations in QLD & WA

The VKS-737 Radio Network and the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Western Operations and Queensland Section) have established formal agreements in relation to the future direction of RFDS HF communications by providing HF Selcall services from the 1st October 2010. Click here to read…

Palm Oil Orphans

Palm Oil costs the lives of about 50 orangutans every week and its cultivation is a major cause of global warming.In the time it takes you to read this report another orangutan may have died as a consequence of the rapacious drive by multi-national palm...