QF3 Redcliffe

Flotilla Location

Flotilla Contact Details

QF3 Redcliffe
1 Thurecht Parade
Scarborough, Queensland 4020

Postal Address

PO Box 372




OPEning hours / Radio Monitoring Hours

Weekdays: 0600 - 1800

Weekends: 0400 - 2000

frequencies monitored

27mhz: 88 and 91

VHF: 16, 21,63, 67, 73, 81

HF: All Emergency Channels

call sign

Call Sign: VMR403

Call Sign Name: Coast Guard Redcliffe

Public Education

First Aid: No


Radio License: Yes SROCP & LROCP

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QF3 Courses

QF3 offers the following courses to its volunteers and the general public:

  • SROCP and LROCP (Radio Licence) course

Both these courses are run throughout the year and are held down at our Coast Guard Redcliffe Base.


Did you know…
Under federal regulations, you need an operating certificate to use a VHF and HF radio:

•    The Marine Radio Short Range Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) is for VHF radio and is the normal certificate for recreational boaties.
•    The Marine Radio Operator’s Long Range Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP) is for VHF and MF/HF radio.

Coast Guard Redcliffe runs either a LROCP or SROCP course approximately once every eight weeks down at the Scarborough base which goes all day, starting at 8:00am and finishing around 2:00pm.

 Depending on which course is undertaken, (Between $160-$200 at this time)

Price includes:
• delivery of the course
• examination paper
• scrumptious lunch with nibbles

If you are interested in participating in the next upcoming course please: doug.stewart@coastguard.com.au

QF3 Fundraising

QF3 attends a vast array of locations and events throughout the year selling tickets in small raffles and also providing sausage sizzles at various venues. Coast Guard Redcliffe is made up entirely of volunteers and fundraising is a key part of providing funds to keep QF3 operational 24/7 365 days of the year.

These are some of the annual events we attend: The Redcliffe Show, Kite Fest, Sails Festivals and the Brisbane Boat show.

Any assistance or offers to help with fundraising please contact QF3’s fundraising officer via email at: fundraising.qf3@coastguard.com.au