Tag Archives: VKFF

New SOTA summits for VK3 – 5

Wednesday 13 November 2019 After a quiet day on Tuesday, I felt that it was time to head home. I loaded up the car and started the drive down the Hume Highway to Benalla and then south to Mansfield. I … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Baranduda Regional Park

Monday 11 November 2019 The day started quietly, with chauffeur duties to transport Mum to the Remembrance Day service in Wodonga. After dropping off Mum, I headed to the nearest park area and managed to work Paul VK5PAS/3 and Marija … Continue reading

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Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award weekend 2019

  Saturday 9 November 2019 The annual Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award activity weekend was in full swing. I have tried to participate in the activity weekend each year. As I was spending a few days based in Wodonga, … Continue reading

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New SOTA summits for VK3 – 2

Saturday 2 November 2019 The weather forecast was for rain and possible thunderstorms, with winds and warm temperatures. My assessment of the satellite imagery was that the worst of the weather was likely to arrive mid to late afternoon. I … Continue reading

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National Wattle Day 2019

1 September 2019 In August, VKFF National Coordinator Paul VK5PAS announced a special certificate for those amateurs who activate a VKFF Reference area on National Wattle Day – 1 September 2019. I considered my options in the days prior to … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll 1600

The latest Hunter Honour Roll certificate has arrived arrived from Paul VK5PAS via Peter VK3ZPF: 1600 VKFF references worked. Another great photo from Paul, this time one of his colourful feathered friends: a Rainbow Lorikeet  in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Award Honour Roll 1575

The latest certificate for VKFF Hunter Honour Roll has arrived. 12 of the last 25 qualifying contacts were with Mike VK6MB/3 9 were with Gerard VK2IO/8 2 with Rob VK4HAT and one each with Peter VK3TKK/p and Greg VK4VXX/p. Thanks … Continue reading

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World Ranger Day 2019

Thursday 31 July 2019 VKFF National Coordinator Paul VK5PAS had announced a special certificate for those amateurs who made the effort to activate a VKFF reference on World Ranger Day. In the days leading up to date, a number of … Continue reading

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Three new Parks certificates

The last few weeks have been busy for Hunters participating in the VKFF and WWFF award schemes here in Australia. A number of activators have been out and about, but most notable are Gerard VK2IO who has worked his way … Continue reading

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Four more VKFF certificates

Despite being winter, weather conditions in SE Australia have been relatively mild. Rainfall continues to be sparse, with much of the country experiencing drought. Mornings have been cold but there have been many sunny days with afternoon temperatures into the … Continue reading

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