Tag Archives: VK3/VG-027

A pre-Christmas trip to Wodonga

Mid-December 2018 A family commitment meant that I needed to be in Wodonga by Monday evening. The weather forecast was not looking good, with heavy rain a real likelihood across Victoria. I changed my plans and decided to travel up … Continue reading

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The last full day for Winter Bonus 2017

In VK3, the Winter Bonus ends at 2359 UTC on 14 October each year. From 15 June through to the end of the bonus period (1100 local time in VK3 on 15 October), summits above 1200 m attract a 3-point … Continue reading

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Victorian Grand Final long weekend – Day 1

Fulfilling an election promise, the Victorian Government declared a public holiday for the day prior to the AFL Grand Final: Friday 2 October 2015. The weather forecast for the following days was looking almost like an early summer weekend. With … Continue reading

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An extended Easter trip to Mountain Goat and a Grand Slam

I really started participating in SOTA back in May 2012 – prior to this I had only Chased nine (9) activations, a rather casual effort after the start of SOTA in VK3 in February 2012. I combined my trip to … Continue reading

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