Trip Advice: Rubbish

When going on a trip:

  • Take a strong rubbish bag.
  • Please take all your rubbish with you.
  • Don’t bury rubbish – the animals dig it up and it spoils the environment.
  • Burn paper only
  • Don’t throw tins or plastic in the camp fire.
  • Keep your bottle tops and stompies to yourself.

Communications: Radio Position


The radio, no matter which type should always be connected directly to the battery via a fuse, and not to any convenient wire under the dashboard. By doing this, you will isolate any interference from the vehicle’s electrical system which could be misinterpreted as poor reception. A filter can be wired between the power supply and the transceiver to stop the interference.

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Communications: Choosing your Radio

Many people want a “radio” for their 4×4 vehicle, but when you question the reason for wanting a radio you invariably hear “well in case I get lost or my vehicle breaks!” My response is always, well who are you planning on talking to?

Why do you want a radio?

  • For emergency purposes
  • inter vehicle driving
  • contact with your home
  • receive news and weather information.

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