Category Archives: Amateur Radio

New VK port-a-log version released named, Gisborne_02

Today I have released the latest version of VK port-a-log, named Gisborne_02. This version has the following change; Update SOTAwatch3 interface to use HTTPS All existing functions and features remain the same. Details of VK port-a-log can be found at … Continue reading

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New VK port-a-log version released named, Gisborne_01

Today I have released the latest version of VK port-a-log, named Gisborne_01. This version has the following additions and changes; Post QSO entry is now available SOTAwatch spots are now processed via SOTAwatch3 ParksnPeaks spots are now processed via the … Continue reading

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Changes coming to SOTAwatch and VK port-a-log

The SOTA team who manage the SOTA database, have recently announced the February 29, 2020 shutdown of SOTAwatch2 and full implementation of SOTAwatch3. Details are available here. So, what does this mean for VK port-a-log users? For those using any … Continue reading

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VK3 portable activities gathering

A VK3 Portable activities “gathering” will take place on Sunday 11 August 2019, between 11am and 4pm at Doongalla Stables Picnic Area in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. If you are a seasoned portable operator or just interested in finding … Continue reading

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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://vea.org.au/ 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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