WHO NEEDS HF RADIO

Any traveller in Australia who visits areas outside mobile-phone coverage, should consider High Frequency radio (HF) as a viable method  of making a call for assistance or emergency contact for help in the instant required, which could be life saving. 

A HF radio connected to the Austravel Saftey Network provides more than just wide area communications. For example piece of mind for your family safety and a sense of community by being able to chat to others while travelling are just a few of the benifits.     We cover distances Australia wide way beyond any of the telcos and we have a range of conective services for modern HF radios.

WHAT IS HF RADIO

Un-like a UHF CB radio, High Frequency radio (HF) travels long distances ranging up to 2000Km direct point to point if required.  Austravel SafetyNet with its suitably located radio base stations around Australia, provides connection to the telephone system for your calls and Internet for smart features. While travelling, communication and emergency calls are possible from everywhere in Australia .

OUR APPROACH SETS US APART

Our innovative HF radio technologies touch virtually every aspect of the recreational remote area traveller’s communications needs. HF radio network solutions that strip the boundaries of the mobile phone network and provides the HF radio user with free flowing outbound and inbound means of communicating with family, friends and emergency first responders.

WE ARE EVERYWHERE THAT MATTERS

With HF base stations located in strategic positions around Australia and a range of frequencies to cover the tyranny of distance synonymous with recreational remote area traveling; remaining in contact with the outside world has never been easier, reliable and cost effective.

MEMBER DELIVERED SERVICES

Our members and volunteer workers are the foundation of our not-for-profit business model; every member contributes to our purpose. Austravel’s ultimate technical advantages in HF radio communication systems was driven by industry - leading innovators who are members of the club. Our expert members employed a rigorous process of understanding the old HF network systems, gathered ideas, applied advanced technologies, rethought processes, then provided solutions to address our members current and future HF communications needs.

Mission Statement 

The light ares on the map below show the areas of no mobile phone coverage.  The yellow icons show Austravel bases, with each having a realistic range of 1500Km in every direction. Austravel HF radio covers 100% of Australia.

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