Monthly Archives: November 2013

A lightweight Link Dipole

My initial portable antenna built for SOTA was a copy of the Link Dipole described by Peter VK3ZPF on his blog. For those first few activations, I carried the link dipole with 80/40/20/15/10 capabilities, plus a 10 m squid pole … Continue reading

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A November long weekend trip to the Snowy Mountains

SOTA summits in VK2 became live on 1 September 2013. Very few (if any) Snowy Mountain summits had been activated up until mid-October. The first SM summit was Mt Townsend VK2/SM-002, activated by John VK3JSN/2 on 8 September. John had … Continue reading

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