Life Saving Victoria Callsigns

Life Saving Club Callsigns
Callsign Service Note
Patrol ## Clubs Patrol Services Eg: “South Melbourne Patrol 1” for the member with the number 1 patrol radio.
Base Clubhouse Eg: “South Melbourne Base” for the clubhouse radio.
Tower Observation Point This should only be used if the tower is not a fixture of the main clubhouse.
IRB Inflatable Rescue Boat Eg: “South Melborne IRB” if there is an IRB on patrol.
ATV All Terrain Vehicles Eg: “South Melbourne ATV” for any all terrain vehicle which is not considered a fully road registered motor vehicle.
Mobile 4 Wheel Drive / Vehicle Eg: “South Melbourne Mobile” for any vehicle which is a fully road registered motor vehicle owned by the club.
Captain Patrol Captain Eg: “South Melbourne Captain” for the patrol captain.
Vice Captain Patrol Vice Captain Eg: “South Melbourne Vice Captain” for the vice patrol captain.
Response # Any unit not above listed responding to a tasking request from LSV Comms Eg: “South Melbourne Response 1” for a unit which is responding to a special tasking by LSV Comms either out of patrol hours or away from the normal patrol area.
**Please note in all cases the Club Name or Site of Operations should be used as a Prefix to the callsign
Life Saving Services Callsigns
To be used by Aerial Services, RWCs, ORBs, LERTS and affiliated services.
Format = Region + Type ID
Region Type IDs
Litteral Usage Position
Western LSA Western ORB / RIB 20-29
Otway LSA Otway RWC (Vol) 30-39
Surf Coast LSA Surf Coast RWC (LG) 60-69
Geelong LSA Geelong
Port Phillip LSA Port Phillip
Bayside LSA Bayside
Kingston LSA Kingston
Peninsula LSA Peninsula
Bass LSA Bass
Gippsland LSA Gippsland
Aerial Services
Callsign Service Location
Lifesaver 30 Lifesaver 30 Helicopter Mobile
Lifesaver 36 Lifesaver 36 Helicopter Mobile Euro Copter AS350 B2 Squirrel
Lifesaver 37 Lifesaver 37 Helicopter Mobile Euro Copter EC120
Lifesaver 900 Barwon Heads WLRHS Barwon Heads Airport
Lifesaver 901 Moorabbin WLRHS Moorabbin  Airport
Western LSA
Callsign Service Location
Western 20 Offshore Rescue Boat Portland
Western 21 Offshore Rescue Boat Port Campbell
Otway LSA
Callsign Service Location
Surf Coast 30 Surf Coast RWC W Fairhaven
Surf Coast 31 Surf Coast RWC W Fairhaven
Surf Coast 60 Surf Coast RWC W (Lifeguards) Fairhaven
Surf Coast 61 Surf Coast RWC W (Lifeguards) Fairhaven
Surf Coast LSA
Callsign Service Location
Surf Coast 30 Surf Coast RWC W Fairhaven
Surf Coast 31 Surf Coast RWC W Fairhaven
Surf Coast 60 Surf Coast RWC W (Lifeguards) Fairhaven
Surf Coast 61 Surf Coast RWC W (Lifeguards) Fairhaven
Surf Coast 62 Surf Coast RWC E (Lifeguards) Fishermans Beach
Surf Coast 63 Surf Coast RWC E (Lifeguards) Fishermans Beach
Geelong LSA
Callsign Service Location
Geelong 30 Geelong RWC Fishermans Beach
Geelong 31 Geelong RWC Fishermans Beach
Geelong 32 Pt Lonsdale RWC Pt Lonsdale
Geelong 33 Pt Lonsdale RWC Pt Lonsdale
Geelong 34 13th Beach RWC 13th Beach
Geelong 35 13th Beach RWC 13th Beach
Geelong 60 Geelong RWC (Lifeguards) FIshermans Beach
Geelong 61 Geelong RWC (Lifeguards) Fishermans Beach
Port Phillip LSA
Callsign Service Location
Port Phillip 30 Port Phillip RWC Williamstown
Port Phillip 31 Port Phillip RWC Williamstown
Port Phillip 60 Port Phillip RWC (Lifeguards) Williamstown
Port Phillip 61 Port Phillip RWC (Lifeguards) Williamstown
Bayside LSA
Callsign Service Location
Port Phillip 30 Port Phillip RWC Williamstown
Port Phillip 31 Port Phillip RWC Williamstown
Port Phillip 60 Port Phillip RWC (Lifeguards) Williamstown
Port Phillip 61 Port Phillip RWC (Lifeguards) Williamstown
Kingston LSA
Callsign Service Location
Kingston 30 Kingston RWC Carrum LSC/Patterson River
Kingston 31 Kingston RWC Carrum LSC/Patterson River
Kingston 35 Frankston RWC Frankston
Kingston 60 Kingston RWC (Lifeguards) Carrum LSC/Patterson River
Kingston 61 Kingston RWC (Lifeguards) Carrum LSC/Patterson River
Peninsula LSA
Callsign Service Location
Peninsula 20 Mornington VMR Mornington
Peninsula 21 Mornington VMR (RHIB) Mornington
Peninsula 23 Hastings VMR Hastings
Peninsula 25 Southern Peninsula Sorrento
Peninsula 26 Southern Peninsula Sorrento
Peninsula 30 Peninsula RWC Mt Martha LSC
Peninsula 31 Peninsula RWC Mt Martha LSC
Peninsula 60 Peninsula RWC (Lifeguards) Mt Martha LSC
Peninsula 61 Peninsula RWC (Lifeguards) Mt Martha LSC
Bass LSA
Callsign Service Location
Bass 20 Waratah Beach RHIB Sandy Point
Bass 30 Bass Coast RWC Newhaven
Bass 31 Bass Coast RWC Newhaven
Gippsland LSA
Callsign Service Location
Gippsland 20 Woodside Beach RHIB Woodside Beach
Gippsland 30 Seaspray RWC Seaspray
Gippsland 31 Seaspray RWC Seaspray
State Unit Callsigns
To be used by State Officers, LSV Staff, Lifeguards and Aquatic Sports
Format = Department  + Type ID
Departments Type IDs
Litteral Usage Position ID
Lifesaving Operations Operations Director 1
Training and Assessment Training Key Volunteer Positions 10-49
Lifesaving Communications Communications Manager (Staff) 50
Regional Positions (LOOs, Chief LGs & T&AOs) Region Name
Lifesaving Programs Education
Aquatic Sports Sport
Lifesaving Operations & Operations Support
Volunteers Staff
State Officer Callsign Role Callsign
Director – Lifesaving Services Operations 1 Manager – Lifesaving Services Operations 50
Primary State Duty Officer Operations 10 Support Officer – Lifesaving Services Operations 55
Secondary State Duty Officer Operations 11 Project Officer – Lifesaving Services Operations 56
Duty Officers Operations 12-19
State Emergency Management Officer Operations 20
Training & Assessment
Volunteers Staff
State Officer Callsign Role Callsign
For Future Release
Communications
Volunteers Staff
State Officer Callsign Role Callsign
State Lifesaving Communications Officer Communications 10 VSO – Communications Communications 50
LSV Comms Co-Ordinator Communications 15 Testing/Radio Techs Communications 60-69
Lifesaving Operations Council Officers
Lifesaving Operations Training & Assessment
Lifesaving Operations Officers Callsign T&A Officers Callsign
LOO – Western Western 10 For Future Release
Assistant LOO – Western Western 11-14
LOO – Otway Otway 10
Assistant LOO – Otway Otway 11-14
LOO – Surf Coast Surf Coast 10
Assistant LOO – Surf Coast Surf Coast 11-14
LOO – Geelong Geelong 10
Assistant LOO – Geelong Geelong 11-14
LOO – Port Phillip Port Phillip 10
Assistant LOO – Port Phillip Port Phillip 11-14
LOO – Bayside Bayside 10
Assistant LOO – Bayside Bayside 11-14
LOO – Kingston Kingston 10
Assistant LOO – Kingston Kingston 11-14
LOO – Peninsula Peninsula 10
Assistant LOO – Peninsula Peninsula 11-14
LOO – Bass Bass 10
Assistant LOO – Bass Bass 11-14
LOO – Gippsland Gippsland 10
Assistant LOO – Gippsland Gippsland 11-14
Lifeguard Management Education Services
Chief Lifeguard – Western Western 50 For Future Release Callsign
D/Chief Lifeguard – Western Western 51
Chief Lifeguard – Surf Coast Surf Coast 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – Surf Coast Surf Coast 51
Chief Lifeguard – Geelong Geelong 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – Geelong Geelong 51
Chief Lifeguard – Peninsula Peninsula 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – Peninsula Peninsula 51
Chief Lifeguard – Bass Bass 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – Bass Bass 51
Chief Lifeguard – Gippsland Gippsland 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – Gippsland Gippsland 51
Chief Lifeguard – RWC Support 50
D/Chief Lifeguard – RWC Support 51
Lifeguard Supervisors/Duty Officers Operations 90-95
Volunteers Aquatic Sports Staff
State Officer Callsign Role Callsign
Chief Referee Sport 10 Manager – Aquatic Sports Sport 50
Carnival Referee/s Sport 11-14 Co-ordinator – Aquatic Sports Sport 55
Carnival SEMC’s Sport 15-19 Admin Officer – Aquatic Sports Sport 56
Carnival Powercraft Co-Ordinator Sport 20
Carnival IRBs Sport 21-29
Carnival RWC’s Sport 30-39

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