Tag Archives: KRMNPA

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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Mt Buffalo Plateau 2016

The Horn VK3/VE-014 1723 m 10 points VKFF-0339 Mount Buffalo National Park 31 December 2016 The forecast was for another nice day, so I headed off towards the Mount Buffalo plateau. Travel was easy to Myrtleford for a short stop … Continue reading

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Rosebud Hamfest 2016

Sunday 20 November 2016 Saturday morning was consumed by a working bee at the Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club clubrooms. Around 10 members attended with a significant clean-up of trees occurring, together with trimming of steep banks and cutting the … Continue reading

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KRMNPA Weekend 2016

The extended weekend of Friday 11 to Monday 14 November 2016 was the annual Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award (KRMNPA) activity weekend – the fifth occurrence of the event IIRC. The event is coordinated by Tony VK3XV / VK3VTH … Continue reading

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Yarra Ranges National Park VKFF-0556

Friday 14 October 2016 Victoria had suffered from some wild weather on Sunday 9 October, with extreme wind speeds and heavy rain. I did a trip from Wodonga back to home in the Latrobe Valley on the Monday, with the … Continue reading

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An October 2016 long weekend in the Snowy Mountains – 4

Monday 3 October 2016 I packed up my gear, loaded up the car and thanked Judy and Rod for their hospitality. I headed south to Bombala and stopped at the Bakery for a mid-morning snack. I also asked about the … Continue reading

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Third SANPCPA Anniversary weekend

1/2/3 April 2016 The last 3 years have seen an explosion in portable activity, mainly through 2 synergistic types of radio activity: Parks activations Summits On The Air (SOTA) In November 2011, IIRC, Amateur Radio Victoria (ARV) promoted an activity … Continue reading

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A new summit in Baw Baw National Park

Saturday  6 February 2016 The day started slowly. I had a task to complete for a friend – to pick some plums off my tree and to drop them to the friend in Newborough. Whilst picking the fruit, I could … Continue reading

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WWFF Activation Weekend November 2015

WWFF Activation Weekend and the Rosebud Radiofest 2015 Several months ago, the VKFF Coordinator Paul VK5PAS suggested a Parks Activation Weekend, announcing the last weekend of November as the time. In the two weeks prior, I had been ill with … Continue reading

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Inaugural Summits and Parks event Wagga Wagga October 2015: en route

A few months ago, discussion started around the idea of holding a seminar event to discuss and share learnings of SOTA and Parks activations. The date decided was the weekend of October 24 and 25, with the Wagga Amateur Radio … Continue reading

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