VHF: Channels 16 and 12
Callsign: Oban Harbour

Masters, skippers and crew are reminded that Channel 16 is a DISTRESS SAFETY AND CALLING CHANNEL ONLY. Other than for distress it must only be used to establish contact before going to a working channel.

 Oban Harbour operational channels are as follows:

VHF Channel 12 Oban Harbour Master & CalMac Piermaster
VHF Channel 80 Oban Marina working channel

All vessels approaching Oban Bay or operating in Oban Bay and Harbour should listen on VHF Channel 16 and VHF Channel 12 for large vessel movement broadcasts.

Large vessels (of over 20 metres in length or 3 meters draft) should make a safety announcement on VHF Channel 16 & 12 prior to entry or departure in accordance with this radio reporting procedure.