Category Archives: SOTA

A post-GippsTech day of SOTA

Monday 9 July 2018 The GippsTech weekend had been rather busy in itself, but it also coincided with AR magazine proofing dates. I managed to complete the first round of proofing tasks on Sunday afternoon prior to sending them off … Continue reading

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Two new Gippsland summits plus a Park

Wednesday 20 June 2018 After a very cold and wet weekend, a high pressure system started to move in across Victoria. I had spent much of the weekend, Monday and Tuesday working on preparing files for the Proceedings volume from … Continue reading

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Two “new” summits north of Big Ben

I had been looking at the maps of summits within easy reach of Wodonga for some time. I always wonder why the two summits north along the ridge complex with Mount Big Ben had not yet been activated. On a … Continue reading

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Two new summits near Eskdale

Thursday 31 May 2018 I got away from Wodonga late – almost 0000Z before I was on the road. I headed to Eskdale and on towards Dartmouth and followed the signs to the boat ramp area and then up Six … Continue reading

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Wodonga via Swifts Creek and Mitta Mitta

Monday 28 May 2018 I needed to head up to Wodonga for some family issues. I headed off early via Rosedale, Tinamba, Stratford and on to Bairnsdale to add fuel to the tank. Then on to Swifts Creek and a … Continue reading

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Another trip to NE Victoria – 5

Thursday 19 April 2018 After filling the fuel tank, I headed towards Tawonga and then onto Mountain Creek Road. It was then onto Camp Creek Track, then The Hollow Way Road and on to the high point below the first … Continue reading

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Another trip to NE Victoria – 4

The day of VK3/VE-1n1 summits Wednesday 18 April 2018 This was to be a day of SOTA activations. The aim was to activate three new personal Uniques. I headed off from Wodonga at around 0845 local and headed east and … Continue reading

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Another trip to NE Victoria – 3

Monday 16 April 2018 This morning was one of the key reasons for the trip to the northest: Warren had invited me to join him on a work trip to a summit which only he had activated to date. I … Continue reading

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Another trip to NE Victoria – 2

Sunday 15 April 2018 During discussions whilst organising the trip away, I had discussed a small number of low point value SOTA summits with Warren VK3BYD. These summits are due to be deleted at the next VK3 Association update due … Continue reading

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Another trip to NE Victoria

I had a few days coming up without local commitments, so organised a trip to NE Victoria. Friday 13 April 2017 On Friday morning I packed the car and head off at around 1000. The trip was straightforward, east to … Continue reading

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