Tag Archives: VKFF

A new level for VKFF Hunter Award – 1300

28 November 2018 As usual, over the past few weeks I have worked as many Parks Activators as I can. Many of those have been in Parks that I have not previously worked or have been the first activation of … Continue reading

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VKFF Activity Weekend 2018 – Day 1

The week prior to the 2018 edition of the VKFF Activity Weekend had been moderately busy, partly because Paul VK5PAS and Marija VK5FMAZ had been travelling from VK5 across various locations in VK3. As a result, some time was spent … Continue reading

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More VKFF certificates

Thanks to the many Activators who have been visiting new references, I have achieved another step in the VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll – 1275 references worked. Thanks to Paul VK5PAS for his hard work as VKFF coordinator and the … Continue reading

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Three summits near Tumbarumba

Friday 12 October 2018 I decided to head across towards Tumbarumba (Tumba to many) with the goal of activating a couple of 8-point summits. As I was driving out of Wodonga, I rang John VK2YW for a quick chat about … Continue reading

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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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