Monthly Archives: October 2018

More VKFF certificates

Thanks to the many Activators who have been visiting new references, I have achieved another step in the VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll – 1275 references worked. Thanks to Paul VK5PAS for his hard work as VKFF coordinator and the … Continue reading

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Three Razorback Spur summits

Sunday 14 October 2018 It was time to head for home, plus hopefully catch Mitch VK7XDM for another S2S contact. I left Wodonga a little later than planned, with some last minute extra tasks completed. I headed for Mitta Mitta … Continue reading

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Two summits near Dartmouth

Saturday 13 October 2018 I decided to attempt to reach a summit that I had chased twice, but not yet activated. I headed off from Wodonga towards Mitta Mitta and then Dartmouth. I turned off just after the Bullhead Plantation, … Continue reading

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Three summits near Tumbarumba

Friday 12 October 2018 I decided to head across towards Tumbarumba (Tumba to many) with the goal of activating a couple of 8-point summits. As I was driving out of Wodonga, I rang John VK2YW for a quick chat about … Continue reading

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Two new summits west of Lake Buffalo

Thursday 11 October 2018 I had a few family tasks to complete in the morning, so it was a late start. I decided to have a look at accessing at least one previously unactivated summit. I am not sure why … Continue reading

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Mount Benambra revisited

Family commitments saw me driving to Wodonga on Tuesday 9 October. I was free during the day for most of the following days, so managed to get out for some radio therapy in the bush. Wednesday 10 October 2018 The … Continue reading

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A radio trip to near Warburton

Sunday 7 October 2018 Sunday morning started “earlier” than normal, as Daylight Savings Time commenced at 0200 local time, with clocks moving forward an hour. I decided to head for some more summits. I decided to head to Mount Donna … Continue reading

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Mount Tooronga Range and Rokeby Flora Reserve

Saturday 6 October 2018 The forecast was for a pleasant spring day. I decided to head out to a relatively local 8-point summit. Mount Tooronga Range VK3/VT-026 1257 m 8 points plus seasonal bonus I have activated this summit previously … Continue reading

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AFL Grand Final Day

Saturday 29 September 2018 Victoria has a long weekend with a Public Holiday on the Friday, the day prior to the Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final. I usually try to be away for the weekend, usually activating some SOTA … Continue reading

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