Category Archives: KRMNPA

New VK port-a-log version

Yesterday I released the latest version of my android logging app VK port-a-log. The new version is V20160430_03 and contains some changes and some new features; SOTAwatch spots are no longer cached at vk3zpf.com = faster delivery of new spots … Continue reading

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VK3 Portable Show and Tell

Today was the second holding of the VK3 Portable Show and Tell, an event to encourage portable amateur radio operation. The first event was back in 2012 at Churchill National Park and was attended by five hams. Today’s event at … Continue reading

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Upcoming ‘Show and Tell’ day – Sunday 17 April 2016

Amateur Radio Victoria will be sponsoring a “Show and Tell” to help prospective portable operators do just that. The Show and Tell event will commence at 10:00 am at the Boar Gully Camping Area in the Brisbane Ranges National Park … Continue reading

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Activation of French Island Marine National Park, VKFF-0950

Planning for this activation started back in November 2015. The French Island Marine National Park, VKFF-0950 was added to the WWFF award program in August 2015 and, along with other Marine National Parks, they can be activated within 100m of … Continue reading

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French Island National Park activation, VKFF-0622

Today I returned from my latest activation of French Island National Park. I’ve been over to the island before in January 2010 and January 2012 which were both before the introduction of the VKFF award program. The initial purpose of … Continue reading

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