PROUDLY ANNOUNCING ANDREWS COMMUNICATIONS
AS A FULLY
YAESU FACTORY-AUTHORISED AMATEUR AND SCANNING RECEIVER
SALES AND SERVICE CENTRE FOR AUSTRALIA AND NEW
WE AIRMAIL OR
AIR-COURIER ORDERS TO NEW ZEALAND, ETC.
WE DO NOT
AIR-FREIGHT OR SEA-FREIGHT TO NEW ZEALAND, ETC.!
PROUDLY ANNOUNCING ANDREWS
COMMUNICATIONS AS AUSTRALIA'S EXCLUSIVE
AOR FACTORY AUTHORISED
ANDREWS COMMUNICATIONS IS
AUSTRALASIA'S LARGEST AUTHORISED AMATEUR RADIO DEALERSHIP AND
AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE CENTRE.
WE HOLD THE LARGEST AMATEUR RADIO STOCKS
AUTHORISED ICOM AUSTRALIA DEALER for ICOM
UHF CB Radios, Scanning Receivers, Communications Receivers,
VHF Marine Radios and VHF Airband Radios.
AMEX, MASTERCARD & VISACARD WELCOME HERE!
only in Australian dollars! We list and quote prices
only in Australian dollars! We don't program or modify any radios.
We do not sell amateur radios which can transmit in the 60m band.
Trading hours are from 9:00am to
4:00pm Monday to Friday.
PLEASE contact us if you plan to arrive after 3:30pm, as on
some rare occasions we must leave no later than 3:30pm!
The shop is NEVER open from Christmas day to New Year's day.
The shop is NEVER open from Good Friday to Easter Monday.
Most prices are subject to change due to exchange rate and
freight rate, etc., variations.
Communications Systems is celebrating our 47th year of professional
sales, service and advice. We can assure you of excellent results
and our best prices. We import, export, service,
advise, upgrade, modify and trade-in.
knowledgeable staff re all the products we sell and support!
Yes, our combined product knowledge and experience exceeds 100
We understand what you want and we can almost certainly
Please do NOT mark <fragile> or <handle with care> on anything you
as doing so INCREASES the risk of damage by 5~10 times, in our
experience. Please pack radios, etc., firmly on flat areas
of their panels to allow knobs, buttons, etc., to move freely. Use
HARD foam, cardboard, or newspaper...
try to double-box (box within a box and with hard packing material
between the inner box and outer box) all radios, amplifiers, etc.,
so reduces the risk of damage by 5~10 times, based on our
Mastercard, Visa and American Express* credit cards, EFTPOS
only), cheques (subject to clearance), Telegraphic Transfers
direct deposits, internet transfers into our bank account and cash!
We also accept Australian Money Orders
Telegraphic Money Orders
(both are post office issued) BUT only
for amounts under A$1,000!!
Payments must be in Australian dollars; not in NZD or
in any other currency.
We don't accept business or personal
cheques without a prior agreement.
*American Express credit card sales from 27-07-17 subject to
No surcharge for Visacard or Mastercard sales. We don't accept Bpay,
We are Australasia's largest amateur radio dealer and importer, by far!
We hold massive stocks of all major brands of amateur radio
equipment, many hundreds of telescopes and binoculars and thousands
of optical accessories.
We are also Australia's largest amateur
radio service centre, by far!
Due to many of our products being priced below dealer cost, we
the right to limit sales to retail quantities. Quantity
pricing is by negotiation.
If you intend programming your
radio or using an astronomy camera with your computer, then you
may need an "application" or "emulator" if your computer's
operating system is later than Windows XP, e.g. if using Windows 7 or 8.
Most products are in stock and most can be despatched to you the same day!
All products include Australian GST. Exported products don't include
Due to recent currency revaluations, prices are subject to change
All product prices are based on seafreight. Airmail/airfreight is at
Our standard 1-year fully transferable warranty period applies to
we import and sell new. Any extended warranty period offered on any
we sell new is NOT transferable and is for the sole benefit
of the original purchaser! We don't offer replacement warranties on any
new or used
product we sell, regardless of brand, model, etc.
Customer-caused or environment-caused damage is
not covered by warranty.
Warranty applies only to proven factory faults in parts and/or
All other faults are chargeable. Warranty cover is NOT
Updating of firmware is chargeable,
even when the product is within the product's warranty period. This service is not included in warranty.
of firmware is free ONLY for Yaesu amateur radio
transceivers which are
within the Yaesu Japan
factory-supported 3-year warranty period.
The original purchaser
must pay for freight both ways (to us and from us)
free firmware upgrading during the Yaesu-supported 3-year
strongly recommend the radio be insured during any/all
We offer transportation insurance at 2% of the value of the goods
Repairing of amateur radio transceivers generally takes from
several weeks to several months by almost all Australian
suppliers/repairers, as the few fully qualified and experienced
Australian amateur radio technicians are very busy!
repairs always take precedent over chargeable repairs, of course.
Please note; We don't divulge serial numbers of
any new or used product.
Please choose products carefully as we do not refund if you
We do not sell products on a trial, test,
evaluation, experimental or approval basis. We do not sell any products for use in
industrial, scientific, medical, military, space or aircraft applications, or for any
experimentation or testing applications
or any special requirements, etc.
Product returns approved by us will incur a
restocking fee of 20% plus other relevant costs.
Product returns not approved by us will
NOT be accepted!!
The customer is responsible for all freight costs regarding product
specially ordered products only after full payment is received.
Please choose products carefully or firstly
ask us re their suitability, as
lately we have noticed more customers are ordering incorrect,
or non-matching products for their application and/or expectations.
If you change your mind or simply order the wrong product and we
that product to you then you must pay for its freight cost back to us AND
for the freight cost to send you the correct product or the product
you should have ordered in the first place, even if any ordered
product was sent freight
We are not liable for any costs if YOU order the incorrect/wrong
match overseas suppliers' prices, special offers, sales closeouts,
etc., unless our suppliers offer us the same/similar deals. Remember
that you would almost certainly have to pay to send products which
are faulty within
their warranty period back to overseas suppliers for warranty repair
pay for those products to be sent back to you when repaired
Some overseas suppliers are simply not interested in any warranty
Please take these probable freight costs into account when comparing
to suppliers both here and overseas. We do not have on-line secure
ordering simply because of the accepted fact that at least 30% of
of on-line ordered electronics are returned due to incorrect
We prefer to talk with customers or email customers to see what they
already possess re electronic items, then see what they want to
achieve with their
new purchase. In virtually every instance, we can help them
By customers communicating with us BEFORE they purchase any
they will often save all the hassles and costs associated with them
to send back incorrectly or inappropriately ordered product/s. We
ourselves on the expert help we gladly provide to customers
We order small items from many of our suppliers within minutes of
your order for product/s of which we may temporarily have no stock.
Our "Free freight Australia-wide" offers apply ONLY to our new sales
of new amateur radio transceivers. ALL other products and product categories
are excluded from this generous offer. "Free freight Australia-wide"
sometimes apply to certain special "CB antenna with CB
This page updated 9th October, 2023.
Our specific generous "Free freight Australia wide" offers apply to
only within continental Australia and Tasmania. All other locations excluded.
We do not accept C.O.D. orders, sorry. ALL parts orders require
Please note that there is NO "Andrew" at Andrews
Prices, specifications, availabilities, options and colours are
subject to change without notice or obligation. No responsibility accepted
for errors or omissions.