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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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An unpleasant surprise during a day of SOTA

Saturday 26 September 2015 Late on Friday night I decided to get out on Saturday for some SOTA activity. Several operators had placed Alerts for activations, so there was the chance of several Summit to Summit (S2S) contacts. I posted … Continue reading

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A winter weekend in the Gippsland hills

The weather was looking to be OK for at least Saturday, so I posted some plans to the Alerts page. Given that the last couple of weeks have been cold but dry, with little snow (or rain) falling anywhere in … Continue reading

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