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Avon Wilderness Park VKFF-942 and unnamed SOTA summit VK3/VT-047 732 m 4 points Not Previously Activated

When Paul VK5PAS announced the new VK3 References back in August, it was interesting to note that this unnamed summit was on the boundary of the Avon Wilderness Park. The summit had not yet been activated, perhaps because there were … Continue reading

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Ninety Mile Beach Marine National Park VKFF-951

Saturday 19 September 2015 This Marine National Park was added to the list of WWFF References in late August. Prior to my trip, the reference had not been activated. As always, check for the Park Note from the Parks Victoria … Continue reading

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Two new Marine National Parks

Sunday 6 September 2015 The weather forecast for Sunday was for overcast conditions with strengthening winds later in the day and rain in the evening as a front moved across from South Australia. I decided to head out for some … Continue reading

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Crossover Regional Park VKFF-965

On Friday 21 August 2015, the local Coordinator for WWFF Paul VK5PAS proposed a number of new Victorian Parks to be included in the VKFF and WWFF program. Word came through early on the UTC day Saturday that the new … Continue reading

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Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park VKFF-748

It was coming up to the annual big radio clash: the Remembrance Day Contest (RD) was again on the same weekend as the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW). Some ILLW operators do not wish to participate or even exchange … Continue reading

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A trip to Canberra for the 2015 WIA AGM and Conference

May 7 to 10, 2015 I have not been to the last couple of WIA AGM and Conference events: the timing of the event together with longer travel distances made attendance a low return for travel cost situation. Work commitments … Continue reading

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Easter Saturday 2015: more WWFF fun

Despite the long Friday, I woke at a reasonably early time and checked the weather forecast – possible late showers. I decided to attempt to rack up some more WWFF activations. I packed the car and headed east, with a … Continue reading

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Good Friday 2015: A day in the Parks

Sparkes Lookout VK3/VT-079 313 m 1 point The weather forecast for Good Friday was for a fine sunny day, in fact, the best for the entire Easter weekend in Gippsland. I decided to head out to get in a new … Continue reading

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A trip to Tasmania 6

Saturday 31 January 2015 The weather forecast was bleak, matching the view out the windows! Wet, dark grey clouds and very strong winds were around all day. I decided to catch up on getting the log entries ready to upload … Continue reading

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A trip to Mount Skene

Saturday 13 December 2014 Despite teaching related duties at work having concluded for 2014, things were still very busy in recent weeks. Meetings, preparation for the coming year, it all chews up time. One good thing has been the ability … Continue reading

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