radio email and voice services
RADIO operates a Limited Coast Station providing HF/SSB radio
voice and email services, for recreation, tourism and commercial
RADIO also operates
a Land Mobile Service providing HF/SSB radio voice and email services,
for recreation, tourism, conservation, worksites and remote communities.
call-sign is V8V2222.
RADIO is located at the geographic
centre of South East Asia, at approximately 5 degrees North
and 115 degrees East. This central position
facilitates an effective HF/SSB radio coverage
throughout this rapidly developing
region where isolated islands, coral reefs, and forest areas
are the venue for conservation projects, cruising yachts,
exploration, adventure activities and traditional
Our maritime service area includes SE Asia, the North West Pacific and
Eastern/Central Indian Oceans. Small-craft off the north and west coasts of Australia,
around Japan, the Mariana and Caroline islands of the NW Pacific, Papua New Guinea/Irian
Jaya, the Solomons, plus the Indian Ocean islands - Andaman/Nicobar, Cocos-Keeling,
Christmas, Maldives, Chagos, Sri Lanka and Seychelles - have access to our services.
HF/SSB radio users include racing and cruising yachts, motor yachts, sports
fishing boats, dive boats, surf and dive charter
vessels charter power or sail yachts, government (eg:
fisheries and marine parks) and commercial
small-craft, such as fishing trawlers, tugs, oil & gas support vessels etc.
Our remote land services support isolated communities, islands, conservation
projects, schools, clinics and government operations throughout the service
region. Our HF/SSB radio email services support
the poverty alleviation and sustainable environment goals of the
Council's focus on Community-based ecotourism which was developed
at their October 2008 conference on
Community-based ecotourism in Manado,
Land based users are
located in isolated jungle, mountains, coasts and islands.
Recreational and tourism related activities include white water rafting and canoeing, eco-adventure
events, 4WD touring, live-aboard surf and dive charter
boats, scuba-diving, wildlife exploration, jungle
expeditions, educational activities and expeditions.
provides low-cost HF/SSB radio voice and email services for cruising and
racing yachts throughout the service area. The HF/SSB radio
used for general and safety communication is also used for email.
logging and position reporting services are available for
organised events, such as yacht races and regattas, sports
fishing competitions and remote dive or land based
environmental management organisations use our HF/SSB
email service - BBRemail
- to organise their operations and transfer research data.
Distance learning for adults and children on yachts, in
remote communities or aboard commercial vessels is supported
by our BBRemail
Community based eco-tourism for remote communities - on
islands and inland forests - is part of our focus to create
income streams to help preserve the cultural and natural
heritage of the region.
operates the regional gateway
for the worldwide, not-for-profit,
network. This provides low-cost HF/SSB radio email for
cruising yachts and motor yachts.
HF/SSB radio voice services include a regular broadcast
schedule of Maritime Safety Information (MSI)
warnings and local marine weather forecasts for SE
Asia. Also position reporting (including
message passing for members.
users need only an official HF/SSB maritime radio license and call-sign.
This is assigned by the radio communications authority in the vessel's
country of registration. Most countries require at least one
person (eg: owner/skipper) to hold a Limited Radio
Operator's certificate before issuing the vessel radio
licence and call-sign. The Limited Radio Operator's
certificate normally involves studying a small handbook
containing basic radio operating techniques, and detailed
information on maritime safety related communications.
Land based users require
a HF/SSB radio licence issued by the communications authority in their country where the
equipment is operated.
Amateur Radio Operators licence/call-sign is not required to
For details on specific
services, please select from the index list.
provides HF/SSB radio email and voice services for remote land based recreation,
conservation, and distance learning.
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V8V2222 SelCall ID: 2222
Email Us: mail (at) bruneibay.net
Please let us know your contact details, shore email
and Country of Registration