Author Archives: Peter Fraser

AG7UO – my newest call sign

Last Saturday I sat the US Technician, General and Extra Class ham radio exams provided by VE Exams Australia https://veexams.com/ The six examiners made the whole process work as smooth as possible. Today I logged into the FCC database and … Continue reading

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Harry Angel sprint 2019

Tonight was the annual running of the Harry Angel Sprint. I’ve participated in the contest a few times before, usually from a location away from the suburban noise. There had been a significant amount of rain recently and this always … Continue reading

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New VK port-a-log version released, named Moondarra_03

Today I have released the latest version of VK port-a-log, named Moondarra_03 This version has the following changes; The SOTA activator and SOTA chaser CSV files have been replaced with a single SOTAv2_combined file. The SOTAv2_combined file can be uploaded … Continue reading

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New VK port-a-log version released, named Moondarra_01

Today I have released the latest version of VK port-a-log, named Moondarra_01 This version has the following changes; Location info – lists closest five SOTA summits within 80 km Location info – lists closest five WWFF areas within 80 km … Continue reading

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Blog updates day or too hot to be out and about.

With the temperature forecast for today in the low 30s I decided to catch up again on some overdue VKFF and SOTA blog posts. The following pages have been added: 1 January 2017 – New year’s day activation – Mt … Continue reading

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