Codan NGT red button

So we all know that our loved emergency red button on our HF Radios is no longer monitored by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

BUT, never fear, Austravel Safetynet has resurrected the RED button emergency call.  Meaning that anyone in your travelling party can operate the HF radio simply.  One press of one button on a Codan or two buttons together on a Barrett enables automated connection for direct voice contact with an emergency help responder.  (No radio operation knowledge required.)

But how does it work?  It's not magic, BUT, you do need to need to be a member of Austravel SafetyNet and have your radio programmed appropriately.

What do you need to know?  Press the RED BUTTON and your radio transmits a priority broadcast for all bases to hear in parallel.  The Telcall+ servers (many in parallel to combat failure duplicity) do the rest notifying the Incident Responder Team by SMS directly to their mobile phones.   An Incident Responder member will contact you back on HF via the best base and channel.   No apps no fuss just press the RED Button, or on older radios selcall or GPS call.  Austravel SafetyNet has been successfully operating this RED BUTTON CALL  technology since 2017.

It's our awesome Telcall+ functionality available for a very modest cost, get in touch if you want to know more.

The Codan and Barrett HF radio "Red-Button" is back, by integration with Telcall+ and Out-n-About phone app