Category Archives: KRMNPA

The pre-Christmas week 2017

Sunday 17 December Mt Barandudah VK3/VE-189 775 m 4 points Barandudah Regional Park VKFF-0959 I again used Burgess Lane to access the Regional Park, off Boyes Road, then up to the ridgeline via Trig Track and then south and west … Continue reading

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Some mid-December Parks fun

In the lead up to Christmas, I managed to get out for several day trips to activate a mixture of Parks and SOTA summits. Most of the Parks were activated only to the 10+ contacts, enough to qualify the Park … Continue reading

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SA National and Conservation Parks Award anniversary weekend 2017 Day 4

Gunbower National Park VKFF-0740 continued In the morning I awoke early and spent some time listening around 80 m. I ended up with 17 contacts in the log – much better than the one contact achieved on my last activation … Continue reading

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SA National and Conservation Parks Award anniversary weekend 2017 Day 3

Sunday 2 April I was awake early the next morning, as we changed back from Daylight Savings Time to EST. I headed west to Natimuk and then on toward Gymbowen on C213, then down Tooan Duffholme Rd. Mount Arapiles – … Continue reading

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SA National and Conservation Parks Award anniversary weekend 2017 Day 2

Saturday 1 April Bay of Islands Coastal Park VKFF-0743 I found a spot to bivouac for the night. The tent rattled all night, with strong gusting winds and occasional rain events, so it was not particularly restful. I awoke early, … Continue reading

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SA National and Conservation Parks Award anniversary weekend 2017 Day 1

31 March to 3 April Several anniversary events are held each year by groups interested in Parks and/or SOTA. The weekend of 1 & 2 April 201 was to be the fourth anniversary of the SA National and Conservation Parks … Continue reading

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Antennapalooza 2017

The fourth running of Antennapalooza occurred on the weekend of 8 & 9 April, based near Foster in South Gippsland. Antennapalooza is an event run by the Gippsland Gate Radio & Electronics Club for sharing information, especially relating to antennas … Continue reading

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A summer weekend of SOTA fun

Friday 20 January 2017 I had a need to catch up with a friend located in Sunbury and desired to pick up and pay for a second-hand Spiderbeam 18 metre telescopic pole, which I had organised to buy the previous … Continue reading

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Some Parks and Summits on the trip home

I made my way back to the Latrobe Valley on Tuesday 3 January, after having activated Huon Hill VK3/VE-237 on Monday morning for a S2S with Mitch VK7XDM/p, plus adding more Parks contacts for Wodonga Regional Park VKFF-0980. I was … Continue reading

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Seeing in the New Year: 2017

Sunday 1 January 2017 I was up early and on the road before 0800 local, heading for Mount Beauty, then Falls Creek and out on the Bogong High Plains Road. The climb from Mount Beauty to Falls Creek had a … Continue reading

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