Tag Archives: VKFF

Mount Benambra revisited

Family commitments saw me driving to Wodonga on Tuesday 9 October. I was free during the day for most of the following days, so managed to get out for some radio therapy in the bush. Wednesday 10 October 2018 The … Continue reading

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A radio trip to near Warburton

Sunday 7 October 2018 Sunday morning started “earlier” than normal, as Daylight Savings Time commenced at 0200 local time, with clocks moving forward an hour. I decided to head for some more summits. I decided to head to Mount Donna … 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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AFL Grand Final Day

Saturday 29 September 2018 Victoria has a long weekend with a Public Holiday on the Friday, the day prior to the Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final. I usually try to be away for the weekend, usually activating some SOTA … Continue reading

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Andrew White ZL3CC Memorial SOTA Activity Day

Saturday 15 September 2018 Warren ZL2AJ, the Association Manager for ZL, organised an activity day to remember Andrew White, who had died suddenly earlier in the year. Several VK operators were planning to participate by activating summits locally. It was … Continue reading

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Three Parks and two summits near Corryong

Wednesday 12 September 2018 I was free again to go and play radio. In the morning I attempted to post an Alert on SOTAwatch, but kept getting a message that VK3 was not a valid Association! Instead, I posted an … Continue reading

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A trip to Parks near Sale

Saturday 25 August 2018 The weather forecast was for a fine day after a cold start. With much of the previous week and previous weekend having been quite cold, wet and very windy, it was an opportunity to get out … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll 1250

Despite the propagation conditions being experienced over the last few months, I still continue to hunt Parks activators from home and when in the field. I have reached the next step in the local Hunter Honour Roll: 1250 unique references … Continue reading

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More WWFF / VKFF certificates

I have been able to work some more new Parks, thanks to those getting out and activating. Perhaps the only frustrations have been those activators out and about at relatively close range – typically in Victoria, southern NSW or the … Continue reading

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Three Parks beyond Stratford

Saturday 28 July 2018 I activated a couple of today’s target Parks in November last year, but did not attempt to get to a full WWFF quota of 44 contacts from each. On Saturday morning, the weather started out cold … Continue reading

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