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CYPA04 - UHF Radio

Website/Report

(not documented)

Project lead

Partnerships

Cape York Rural Fire Brigades

Department of Emergency Services personnel and volunteers

Several landowners

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)

Queensland Government

Funding amount

$230,000

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

November 2006

End date

30 June 2007

Summary

This report aims to construct licenced CB UHF radio receptors in Cape York that will enhance communication capability for proactive burn and wildfire management. The major priority areas are in the West Coast and are associated with turtle, pig, weed and wetland management and outstation safety and communication issues.

Benefits

This project will:
  • provide a system to deliver computer-based information, satellite-derived imagery and digital pictures to vehicle-based operators at remote locations
  • increase community awareness of radio towers.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

(none)

Last updated: 26 November 2014

This page should be cited as:

CYPA04 - UHF Radio, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 1 February 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/cypa04-uhf-radio-2ef2/>.

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