Tag Archives: Mount Phipps

Shepparton Hamfest visit, with some other radio fun

After an absence due to COVID, the Shepparton Hamfest was scheduled to return on the second Sunday of September. The event represented an opportunity to catch up with several friends, plus to arrange another visit to family in Wodonga. I … Continue reading

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A late push for Bonus summits despite COVID – Day 1

In recent weeks, Regional Victoria has had some freedom of movement in Step 3 of the Victorian COVID restrictions. Regional Victoria moved to Stage 3 on 14 September. The problem was the lack of a good weather window. There was … Continue reading

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A loopy plan

Warning: Long post! For most of winter, I stayed away from the high summits. I did activate some Parks on the some nicer days. By early September, I was thinking about increasing my SOTA Activator score, particularly on CW. I … Continue reading

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The trip back to home base

Sunday 16 September 2018 It was a cold but sunny morning. I checked the reports for Mount Hotham and saw that they were requiring 2WD vehicles to fit chains. I decided to head home via the Great Alpine Road and … Continue reading

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A trip to Tasmania 9

Wednesday 4 February 2015 Rex had hosted me for a week and I felt that it was time to move on. I decided to head towards Freycinet National Park. I drove to Sorell and then up the A3 road. Just … Continue reading

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Three new Gippsland summits

Plus Mount Major on Sunday. 7 September 2013 was scheduled as the Federal Election date. Whilst I am very much in favour of the democratic process, I hate the long queues! So I voted over a week before the actual … Continue reading

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