Tag Archives: KRMNPA

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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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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Bogong High Plains and the New Year’s Day rollover

These days I place more importance on the UTC rollover than to the local New Year start, so I had an early night and missed the local changeover of year. I was on the road at around 0645 local and … Continue reading

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Mount Glenrowan – Warby-Ovens National Park & Chiltern-Mt Pilot NP

Tuesday 30 December 2014 After spending some time on Monday with shopping and other domestic & family duties, I was slightly later starting on Tuesday morning. I decided to head to Mount Glenrowan to make the summit complete and to … Continue reading

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Some summits near Mount Selwyn

Monday 22 December 2014 With no family activities planned for Monday, I decided to head for the hills. I posted an Alert for VK3/VE-064 after I entered by passcode (which arrived via email overnight) into aprsdroid. I sent a single … Continue reading

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A trip to the White Elephant Sale

Sunday 23 March was the date for the annual Eastern & Mountain Districts Radio Club White Elephant Sale (WES) (otherwise known as a hamfest), to be held in Heathmont. It can be fun to be at such events, even if … Continue reading

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Another Dargo High Plains trip

I took annual leave for the last full week prior to Christmas. My initial plans changed, with a call to be in Wodonga on Tuesday late afternoon for a surprise family gathering to celebrate my mother’s 80th birthday. To fit … Continue reading

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