Author Archives: vk3pf

More certificates arrive

Whilst recently checking my statistics on Logsearch, I found that I had qualified for a couple more award certificates. WWFF Activator 132 This one was qualified on 2 June 2019 for activating 132 different WWFF References with at least 44 … Continue reading

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A day out near Foster

Saturday 8 June 2019 At the local radio club meeting on Thursday evening, I had asked Ross VK3NRB if was interested in a day out activating Parks on Saturday. The weather forecast was looking to be a fine day after … Continue reading

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The trip home from Sydney – day 4

Thursday 30 May 2019 I was up at a reasonable time and packed the gear into the car. I then drove east and then into Curlip Drive. Here I found the track that looked on Street View as if it … Continue reading

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The trip home from Sydney – Day 3

Wednesday 29 May 2019 The weather forecast was again for poor and cold conditions, so I abandoned any thoughts of visiting any summits. Instead, I decided to head back into Victoria and to activate some more Parks towards possible Boomerang … Continue reading

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The trip home from Sydney

Monday 27 May 2019 I did not get away from my hosts’ home until around 1100. We spent some time chatting over coffee and time went quickly. As a result, I missed Andrew VK1DA/2’s activation of Mt Bindo. I looked … Continue reading

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A visit to ARNSW

Sunday 26 May 2019 The WIA Conference sessions continued on Sunday at AR NSW in Dural. I drove up myself, arriving a little after 0900K. I grabbed my SOTA back pack and walked across to the SOTA stand – a … Continue reading

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A trip to Sydney – Day 2

Friday 24 May 2019 The bed in the hotel was comfortable, but there was plenty of noise from around 0530 local. I gave up at around 0630 and started getting organised and was on the road reasonably early. After grabbing … Continue reading

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A trip to Sydney – Day 1

23 May 2019 My departure from home was a little later than planned. The trip eastwards towards Bairnsdale was uneventful, with some minor delays with road works between Stratford and Bairnsdale. After filling the fuel tank, the route took me … Continue reading

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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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