Beacon: Map and Update Status


Dampier 6m, 2m Beacon

VK6RPH has been re-built, read full details in Projects

The WA VHF Group maintains a large number of terrestrial beacons in Australia, covering the State from Esperance in the South through to Dampier in the North. Beacons are a main interest at the group for studying the propagation of radio signals.

Reports of beacon operation have been kindly provided over many years by our member, Phil, VK6ZKO.

NB - HASL - Height Above Sea Level

From time to time site conditions change for variuos reasons causing some frequencies to cease.   We apologise for any inconvenience and are keen to restore service, within our cpabilities.

Beacon Map

Updated: Mar 01, 2021

Status: ON AIR
CallSign Location MaidenHead Band Freq (MHz) Antenna Power(W) Mode Polarity HASL(m)
VK6RBS Dunsborough 70cm OF76NI 70cm 432.560 N 1 4
VK6RBS Dunsborough 23cm OF76NI 23cm 1296.560 Nth 10 FSK H 4
VK6RPH Wireless Hill Ardross 6m OF77VX 6m 50.066 5/8 15 CW V 47
VK6RPH Wireless Hill Ardross 2m OF77VX 2m 144.460 3/4 20 CW, JT65C, JT4F, GPS DO V 47
VK6RPH Wireless Hill Ardross 70cm OF77VX 70cm 432.460 5/8 20 CW, JT4F, GPS DO V 47
VK6RSP Wireless Hil Ardross 6cm OF77VX 6cm 5760.460 Omni 1 FSK H 47
VK6RSX Dampier 6m OG89ll 6m 50.304 Omni 50 CW H 20
Status: OFF AIR
CallSign Location MaidenHead Band Freq (MHz) Antenna Power(W) Mode Polarity HASL(m)
VK6RBS Dunsborough 3cm 3cm 10368.560 H 4
VK6RBU Bunbury 6m 6m 50.306 W & E 20 CW H 305
VK6RBU Bunbury 2m 2m 144.560 W & E 10 FSK H 304
VK6REP Esperance 2m 2m 144.568 Omni 10 FSK H 42
VK6RSP Wireless Hill Ardross 3cm OF77VX 3cm 10368.460 Omni 1 FSK H 47
VK6RST Mt Barker 2m OF85TI 2m 144.564 Omni 25 FSK, GPS DO H 1316
VK6RST Mt Barker 70cm OF85TI 70cm 432.564 N & E 40 CW, GPS DO H 1316
VK6RST Mt Barker 3cm OF85TI 3cm 10368.564 East 1 FSK, GPS DO H 1316
VK6RSW Augusta 2m 2m 144.562 Omni FSK H
Status: TESTING
CallSign Location MaidenHead Band Freq (MHz) Antenna Power(W) Mode Polarity HASL(m)
VK6RPH Wireless Hill Ardross 23cm OF77VX 23cm 1296.460 7/8 9 CW, JT4F, GPS DO V 47
VK6RSX Dampier 2m OG89II 2m 144.576 Omni 50 CW H 20