2017 Annual General Meeting

Official notice to all club members, the 2017 Annual General Meeting will be conducted at the Casino Holiday Village, Light St, Casino, 30th of September at 2.00 pm EST.

Sites have been booked for campers.

Nominations are open for all 7 committee positions - please send your nominations to secretary@austravelsafetynet.org.au.

Positions vacant are ->

Telcall+ is here

Telcall+ development has been completed and is currently in operation via our Perth, Alice Springs and Casino bases.

What's this?

Telcall+ provides phone calls, GPS logging and SMS capability to your HF Radio.  Fellow members, friends and family can keep in touch no matter where you are located in Australia.  The all important safety in the bush is backed up by our unique HELP (4357) emergency selcall available via any of our bases.

The key component is the Android app available on the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

Alice Springs Base 8199

Austravel Safetynet are super pleased to announce our A-team in Alice Springs have switched on the new Alice Springs base.

Telcall+ is active and scanning on channels 3 (5270), 5 (7652), 7 (10203) and 8 (13910).

This largely completes our network with only one more base planned for Kunnunurra on 2018.

Casino Base Telcall+

Telcall+ is now active on our Casino base. Use the Out'n'about app available from the Google Play store to access member GPS positions and send them a message.

The GPS webpage is under development, keep an eye on the Facebook page and Twitter feed for further updates.

Shepparton Base - NEW

Finally ACMA have granted Austravel Safetynet a license to operate our new Shepparton base.

It's ID is 3199 and operates 24/7 on channels 3 (5270), 5 (7652) , 7 (10230) and 8 (13910).

Telcall and phone based HELP is supported.

AGM 2016 - done and dusted

Our Club keeps growing, the outgoing and incoming committee thanks the members for their patience while we get "up to speed".

The 2016 AGM was held at Kim's Yarloop property in September.

Incoming Committee

President - Roy Watkins
Vice-president - Tom Collis
Treasurer - Freda Madden
Secretary - Peter Schrader
Membership - Geoff Peck
Social Media - Pim Domen
Committee - Geoff Risley

A huge thank you to Denny Sharpe for his time in the vice-president's chair, time for him to enjoy his travels.

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