Tag Archives: VK3/VT-026

A spring day of summits and mountain driving

Wednesday 16 September 2020 Activations have been very restricted in Victoria due to the COVID19 restrictions in place. Regional Victoria had been able for a couple of weeks to leave home “for exercise or outdoor recreation”, provided one obeyed the … 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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Mount Tooronga Range and Rokeby Flora Reserve

Saturday 6 October 2018 The forecast was for a pleasant spring day. I decided to head out to a relatively local 8-point summit. Mount Tooronga Range VK3/VT-026 1257 m 8 points plus seasonal bonus I have activated this summit previously … 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 visitor from the north east activates some VK3/VT summits

On the weekend of 13 & 14 September, I had the pleasure of hosting Warren VK3BYD / VK3KS. Warren was coming to the Latrobe Valley as his wife was to participate in a coach development program, leaving Warren to fill … Continue reading

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A mild August Sunday – Joining in the VK1 6 month celebrations

Sunday 11 August was set as a day to celebrate 6 months of SOTA in VK1. Many operators were planning to be on summits in VK1, including some keen central coast VK2 amateurs. The weather forecast was looking OK for … Continue reading

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