Category Archives: Amateur Radio

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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New year’s day activation – Mt Vinegar, VK3/VC-005

The SOTA program awards activator points only once per calendar year for each summit. The calendar year starts at 0000 UTC which in Victoria is 11:00 am on New year’s Day. This allows activators easy access to double points for … Continue reading

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Returning to Mt Ritchie, VK3/VC-003

After my unsuccessful activation of Mt Ritchie earlier in the month today I went back out and climbed Mt Ritchie again. This time I remembered my radio and the activation was a success. I made 10 QSOs on 40m and … Continue reading

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Morwell National Park, VKFF-0626

Continuing to activate parks during the KRMNPA activation weekend I stopped by Morwell National Park on my way home from Errinundra National Park and Snowy River National Park. Here I made 14 quick QSOs, including 4 Park to Park contacts … Continue reading

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Snowy River National Park, VKFF-0455

After starting my KRMNPA activation weekend with John VK2AWJ at French Island yesterday I drove out East and activated the Snowy River National Park, VKFF-0455. I camped overnight at Warartah Flat Campground and worked stations on 20, 40 and 80 … Continue reading

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