Tag Archives: VKFF

Australia Day 2023 celebrated with a SOTA trip

I had spent quite some time over the previous days examining the available mapping with regards to the many new Parks in Gippsland added to the Parks On The Air program (POTA). VK POTA Coordinator Marty VK4KC had recently added … Continue reading

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A trip to Wodonga for Christmas 2022

I would normally travel to Wodonga at least a week earlier to spend some time with family in the lead up to Christmas. This year, I came down with some strange bug that hit me hard for a couple of … Continue reading

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WWFF 10th Anniversary weekend 2022

19 November 2022 In my previous post, I mentioned that I had participated in the WWFF 10th Anniversary weekend using the Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club callsign – VK3BEZ. Several Club members have been activating Parks in our region for … Continue reading

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VKFF Activation Weekend 2022

26 &27 November 2022 The normally annual VKFF Activation weekend followed on from the WWFF 10th Anniversary Weekend the previous weekend. For the WWFF weekend a week earlier, I operated using VK3BEZ, the EZARC Club callsign, from Tarra-Bulga National Park … Continue reading

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Shepparton Hamfest visit, with some other radio fun

After an absence due to COVID, the Shepparton Hamfest was scheduled to return on the second Sunday of September. The event represented an opportunity to catch up with several friends, plus to arrange another visit to family in Wodonga. I … Continue reading

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A winter weekend of activations in Parks as a Rover

I strongly support the WWFF and VKFF Award programs. The programs were generally very well run and have excellent support in VK, thanks to Paul VK5PAS and the other members of the VKFF admin team. My recommendation is for anyone … Continue reading

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A trip to Wodonga for a youngster’s birthday

Friday 27 May 2022 I headed off from home mid-morning to drive to Wodonga. The weather forecast was a bit average, with rain and cool temperatures, so I headed west towards Melbourne and then north from Nilma to cut across … Continue reading

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VKFF 2021 yearly Awards

I recently received two awards from the VKFF National Representative. Each year, the VKFF team recognises the top 10 Activators and Hunters for the previous calendar year. In 2021, there was a high number of activations, despite the various lockdowns … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 2022

17 April 2022 I was a little slow off the mark on Easter Sunday. I did manage to work Gavin VK2YAK in VKFF-1910 as I was considering my options for the day. I was considering heading out later in the … Continue reading

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A new VKFF Hunter certificate

I have just received another VKFF Hunter Honour Roll Award certificate: 1975 VKFF references worked. The latest 25 references have come thanks to 13 different Activators:Ian VK1DIBob VK2BYFGerald VK2HBG (2)Gavin VK2YAK (2)Adam VK2YKTony VK3CATTony VK3XVRob VK4AACDeryck VK4FDJL (3)Bob VK4HRE (2)Marty … Continue reading

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