Monthly Archives: May 2019

Election Day – something to avoid?

It seems as if the electioneering has been going on for ages. Adverts on TV from Palmer since before Christmas, or at least it seems that way. Since the official dissolution of Parliament, the intensity of advertising has greatly intensified. … Continue reading

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Gondwana Rainforests Award

VK coordinator for VKFF Paul VK5PAS recently announced a new award to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Gondwana Rainforest, all of which are World Heritage listed. Parks on the list must be worked in the 2019 … Continue reading

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Another detour after a hamfest

11 May 2019 I had committed to attend the Moorabbin & District Radio Club Hamfest. My task was to attempt to sell the 2019 Callbook and some other WIA merchandise. I had booked the table and would be manning the … Continue reading

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WWFF Park to Park Award 544

Another step in the WWFF Park to Park Award – 544 Park to Park QSOs. Thanks to all the Activators and the WWFF administration team members.

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JAFF Hunter Bronze Award

Another certificate in the WWFF Awards system: Japan Flora & Fauna Hunter Award Bronze for working 11 different Japanese Parks. All of the contacts were made using CW: 3 on 20 m, 6 on 17 m and 2 on 15 … Continue reading

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Another step in the global WWFF Hunter Awards

I recently checked LogSearch and found that I had qualified for another step in the global WWFF Hunter Awards: 1444 references worked. Most of the references worked are from Australia, with a small number from overseas. Thanks to all the … Continue reading

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A trip to Tarwin Lower

I had done most of the proof reading task for the magazine and needing to wait for the changes to be done before a final check, so I decided to head out to a couple of Parks for some radio … Continue reading

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Koonwarra and Stony Creek

30 April 2019 I had been busy working on the May-June issue of Amateur Radio magazine over the last couple of weeks, together with writing a review of the IC-9700 VHF/UHF transceiver. The local power distribution company had advised of … Continue reading

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