Category Archives: SRESU

VK3SCG and VK – trans Tasman contest

Last Saturday Greg VK3LLL, Pete VK3AJ and I continued the work on the VK3SCG JOTA station at Gilwell Park scout camp. We replaced the balun on the TET – Emtron HB33DX tri-band HF yagi, ran cable tray from the tower … Continue reading

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Back to French Island

In January of 2010, along with two other members of the SRESU I made the trip across Western Port to activate the French Island National Park. Whilst there I made one QSO with my own call sign and 21 QSO … Continue reading

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Scouthike 2011

After wrapping up the VK100ARV activation on Tuesday my next event was Scouthike. I’ve been helping with┬áScouthike now for more than 20 years and I am yet to have a bad time at one. This year was no exception, although … Continue reading

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What beam is that?

A couple of months ago we put a 3 element Yagi antenna on the VK3SCG JOTA station tower at Gilwell Park but I’m trying to find some info about the antenna. I’ve posted four photos here in the hope that … Continue reading

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VK3SCG – Gilwell Park update

I had planned to work the 160m section of the VK/trans Tasman contest from the rebuilt VK3SCG JOTA station at Gilwell Park Scout Camp using the new 160m dipole but works on the tower have not progressed at the speed … Continue reading

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