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Four Gippsland SOTA summits and a new HEMA Hump

14 October 2021 The weather had been ordinary, with several cold fronts moving through SE Australia. There had been several days with high wind speeds, which make operating radio on high mountain peaks very comfortable and potentially dangerous. Thursday 14 … Continue reading

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Start of bonus season 2020

Monday 15 June 2020 About two weeks earlier, I received a notice to owner/occupier that the home mains power supply would be interrupted during the day of Monday 15 June 2020 due to planned essential network maintenance. That date is … 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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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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Three Gippsland summits on a winter day

Over the previous week, I had been chasing Canadian amateur – John VA7JBE – as he activated summits in north east Victoria with Brain VK3MCD, in Canberra with Andrew VK1AD and near Sydney with Compton VK2HRX. I had replied to … Continue reading

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A pleasant spring day in Gippsland

Tuesday 20 September 2016 A few days earlier, I had an invitation to join Rik VK3EQ and Mitch VK3XDM on a proposed day visiting some Gippsland summits. It was my first opportunity to enjoy a day together with these two … Continue reading

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