Category Archives: WWFF

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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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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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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