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Sailing Whitsundays - General - Radio Communications

Most bareboat companies, resorts and marinas in the Whitsundays are now conducting all communication on the water on VHF. The channels are monitored by Volunteer Marine Rescue Whitsunday and Airlie Com-Stat. Airlie Com-Stat is a local radio station which conducts radio operations on behalf of a number of bareboat companies particularly during night hours. Airlie Com-Stat broadcasts local weather on VHF channels 22,81 and 82 at 0803, 1203 and 1603.
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  Auto and manual VHF CH 8 and 86
  Manual Only VHF Ch 25 and 83
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ISLAND RESORTS
  Club Crocodile Long Island VHF Ch 16/11
  Club Med Lindeman Island VHF Ch 16/60
  Daydream Island VHF Ch 16/12
  Hamilton Island VHF Ch 16/68
  Hayman Island VHF Ch 16/10
  Hook Island VHF Ch 16/74
  Peppers Palm Bay Long Island VHF Ch 16/10
  South Molle Island VHF Ch 16/74
   
OTHER
  Abel Point Marina VHF Ch 16/9
  27 MHz Ch 88
  Monte's Resort VHF Ch 16/74
  Shute Jettymaster VHF Ch 16/81/74
  27 MHz Ch 88
   
NB - Mobile phones will work in some locations around the islands, but these are not to be relied upon. If you do have sight of mainland or Hamilton Island there is usually some reception.
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