Monthly Archives: September 2018

The trip back to home base

Sunday 16 September 2018 It was a cold but sunny morning. I checked the reports for Mount Hotham and saw that they were requiring 2WD vehicles to fit chains. I decided to head home via the Great Alpine Road and … Continue reading

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Andrew White ZL3CC Memorial SOTA Activity Day

Saturday 15 September 2018 Warren ZL2AJ, the Association Manager for ZL, organised an activity day to remember Andrew White, who had died suddenly earlier in the year. Several VK operators were planning to participate by activating summits locally. It was … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Range and Albion Point

Friday 14 September 2018 With yet another fine spring day forecast, I decided to again head for the hills. I considered many options for the day, but decided to head to beyond Bright, From Bright, I headed towards Freeburgh, turning … Continue reading

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The Horn and Mount Jack Range

Thursday 13 September 2018 Another day free to go play radio. I was aware that Rik VK3EQ was planning on heading to Mt Ritchie, so I decided to head to the Mount Buffalo National Park. Depending on conditions, I considered … Continue reading

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Three Parks and two summits near Corryong

Wednesday 12 September 2018 I was free again to go and play radio. In the morning I attempted to post an Alert on SOTAwatch, but kept getting a message that VK3 was not a valid Association! Instead, I posted an … Continue reading

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A four summit day on Eskdale Spur

Monday 10 September 2018 It was forecast to be another fine day in the northeast, so I decided on another day of SOTA. I loaded up the car and headed to Mount Beauty to visit the Bakery to grab something … Continue reading

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Trip to Shepparton for the SADARC Hamfest

Sunday 9 September 2018 I have used the SADARC Hamfest as a good excuse to visit family in Wodonga on a couple of previous occasions. It was again part of the plan for this trip. I was away slightly later … Continue reading

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A first activation near Lake Dartmouth

Saturday 8 September 2018 I was a little slow off the mark on Saturday morning. I had only posted an Alert for the first summit of the day. I travelled east from Wodonga, stopping at the Tallangatta Bakery to buy … Continue reading

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Early September trip to Wodonga via Omeo

7 September 2018 The next issue of Amateur Radio magazine had been finalised, printed and was with the distribution house. The weather forecast was looking reasonable and the Shepparton Hamfest was scheduled for Sunday – it all looked like a … Continue reading

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