Volunteer Coast Stations monitoring VHF on a 24 hour basis or for a substantial part of the day include:

  • Tas Maritime Radio – Covering from Flinders Island and down the east coast, SE coastal waters including Storm Bay, River Derwent, D’entrecasteaux Channel, along the south Coast and up the west coast to Sandy Cape, including Macquarie Harbour.
  • Smithton Radio – via the VHF base on Three Hummock Island covers north from Sandy Cape, well into Bass Strait and along the north coast.
  • Tamar Sea Rescue – West of Flinders Island to Rocky Cape (monitor on weekends and public holidays).
BaseOld ChannelNew Channel
(No change)
Maria Island6869
South Sister6968
Flinders Island6869
Maatsuyker Island68
Elliot Range6767
(no change)
Mt Read6868
(no change)
Three Hummock Island6769
(when TMR operates base)
North Coast6968