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VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll 1600

The latest Hunter Honour Roll certificate has arrived arrived from Paul VK5PAS via Peter VK3ZPF: 1600 VKFF references worked. Another great photo from Paul, this time one of his colourful feathered friends: a Rainbow Lorikeet  in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll 1575

The latest certificate for VKFF Hunter Honour Roll has arrived. 12 of the last 25 qualifying contacts were with Mike VK6MB/3 9 were with Gerard VK2IO/8 2 with Rob VK4HAT and one each with Peter VK3TKK/p and Greg VK4VXX/p. Thanks … Continue reading

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World Ranger Day 2019

Thursday 31 July 2019 VKFF National Coordinator Paul VK5PAS had announced a special certificate for those amateurs who made the effort to activate a VKFF reference on World Ranger Day. In the days leading up to date, a number of … Continue reading

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Three new Parks certificates

The last few weeks have been busy for Hunters participating in the VKFF and WWFF award schemes here in Australia. A number of activators have been out and about, but most notable are Gerard VK2IO who has worked his way … Continue reading

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The old Rover

GippsTech 2019 happened last weekend. During the weekend, I was discussing some of my previous radio activity with some of those attending, which prompted me to write this post…. For many years I drove a 1997 Subaru Forester. I ordered … Continue reading

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Four more VKFF certificates

Despite being winter, weather conditions in SE Australia have been relatively mild. Rainfall continues to be sparse, with much of the country experiencing drought. Mornings have been cold but there have been many sunny days with afternoon temperatures into the … Continue reading

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WIA sacks the Editor

Hello all, I had a good day out in VKFF Parks in southern NSW today, with 2 Parks activated. More on that later….. The day was interrupted with several phone calls and some “interesting” reading in email when I made … Continue reading

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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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