Coast Radio Adelaide VHF Ch 16 Marine Safety
This service has been established by the Department of Transport and Infrastructure to provide a 24-hour safety net on VHF Channels 16 and 67 . Coverage extends from west of Fowlers Bay through into Victorian waters and includes all Gulf Waters, including coastal waters surrounding Kangaroo Island.
This radio distress and safety service on VHF channel 16 is for vessels that may require urgent assistance.
It uses VHF marine radio equipment located at 14 South Australian Government Radio Network sites.
Operating as Coast Radio Adelaide, this service is monitored during the day (7.00 am to 7.00 pm) by volunteers at the South Australian Sea Rescue Squadron’s radio base at West Beach, and at night (7.00 pm to 7.00 am) by Flinders Ports.
The green area on the map shows where high quality reception should exist.