NSW Rescue Helicopters

 

Rescue helicopters can be heard on a daily basis as they fly around our state.

 

Crews are mainly heard talking to MRU on the Government Radio Network (GRN) on talk group 10301. However, they are often heard on other local ambulance and police channels.

 

MRU Medical Retrieval Unit, St George Hospital

 

Sydney Rescue Base Hanger 30 Bankstown Airport (also known as Ambulance Rescue Base)

 

LakeScan 2011

 

 

Call sign

Rego

Type

Base

Rescue 21

VH-SYB

Eurocopter EC 145

Orange

Rescue 22

VH-EPH

Bell 412

Bankstown

Rescue 23

VH-SYV

Augusta AW 139

Bankstown

Rescue 24

VH-SYZ

Augusta AW 139

Bankstown

Rescue 26

VH-SYJ

Augusta AW 139

Wollongong

Careflight 3

VH-BIF

BK 117

Westmead

Careflight HIRT 2

VH-IME

BK 117

Currently out of area

Careflight HIRT 1

VH-IAG

Augusta A109 Power

Currently out of area

Childflight 2

VH-ECQ

Eurocopter Dauphin

Westmead

Childflight

VH-BKZ

MBB    BK117

Westmead

Southcare 1

VH-NSC

Bell 412

Canberra

Westpac 1

VH-HRS

Bell 412

Newcastle

Westpac 2

VH-HRR

Kawasaki BK117

Newcastle

Westpac 3

VH-HRT

Kawasaki BK117

Tamworth

Westpac 4

VH-WSR

Bell 412

Tamworth

Lifesaver (used for training)

VH-NRL

Eurocopter Dauphin

Lismore

Lifesaver 3

VH-SLU

Kawasaki BK117

Moruya

Lifesaver 2

VH-LRH

Eurocopter Dauphin

Lismore

Lifesaver 1

VH-SLA

Kawasaki BK117

Sydney

Lifesaver 4

VH-LRC

Eurocopter Dauphin

Lismore

 

 

 

Other frequencies to monitor include

 

484.950                   Westpac

 

131.600                   Polair

 

469.425                   Polair

 

132.750                   Air Ambulance

 

156.475 Rescue 26, winching ops, (VHF marine channel 69)

 

467.675                   helicopter simplex, used when winching etc

 

 

The following call signs can be heard on the Air Ambulance channel mentioned above

 

VH-AMR

VH-AMS

VH-MVS

VH-MSH

VH-MSM

VH-MSU

VH-MSZ

VH-MVJ

VH-MVL

VH-MWZ

VH-MWX

VH-MWU

VH-MVY

 

 

A fellow enthusiast supplied the following information of aircraft being used around the Queensland and New South Wales border

 

The following aircraft can be heard on Queensland and NSW Ambulance Service and Police channels

 

Call sign

Rego

Type

Base

Careflight 230

VH-XCW

Bell 230

Gold Coast / Toowoomba

Careflight 599

VH-XCF

Bell 412

Gold Coast

 

 

 

 

 

please email me at lakescanslist@netspace.net.au with any additions or alterations that you may have

 

 

LakeScan G.Luxton 2011

 

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