Tag Archives: WWFF

Next steps in VKFF Awards

I have been making slow progress in increasing my tallies of unique Parks worked/hunted and activated in the World Wide Flora and Fauna Awards. In the local Award scheme, the steps come in 25 unique Park/Reference increments once you get … Continue reading

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Won Wron Flora Reserve

Saturday 19 January 2019 After a week of hot weather, I decided to head out to activate a Park about an hour’s drive away. But first I had some domestic tasks to complete. I was finally on the road a … Continue reading

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Four Parks west of Bairnsdale

6 January 2019 The weather forecast for the day looked reasonable, expected to reach into the mid-20s but fine. There was a large bushfire southeast of Rosedale which was reported as affecting 11,000 hectares of land, including a significant portion … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Honour Roll 1325

I mentioned in an earlier post that I had applied for the VKFF Hunter Honour Roll 1325 certificate. I know that VKFF coordinator Paul VK5PAS has been busy, including some very long days at his workplace. SO I was happy … Continue reading

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Great Yambla Ridge

New Year’s Day 2019 Local New Year’s Day in Australia is a day for the SOTA operator to consider options carefully…. The SOTA Rules for Activating and Chasing are based on the UTC and UTC year. Given that UTC midnight … Continue reading

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Mount Barandudah

28 December 2018 The heat wave was forecast to continue, with temperatures expected to reach around 40. I had a slow start to the day and checked the SOTA Alerts. I noted that Sid and Adele were due to be … Continue reading

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Black Range and Wabonga Plateau

Wednesday 26 December 2018 I decided to head to the area of the upper King Valley to a couple of summits that had not yet been activated. I headed down the Hume Highway to near Wangaratta before heading south towards … Continue reading

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Three summits south of Corryong

Sunday 23 December 2018 Saturday was a quiet day with some family commitments. Sunday morning I decided to head to the east and to attempt to get to a new summit and hopefully activate a couple of summits to make … Continue reading

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A day near Chiltern

Friday 21 December 2018 I decided on a shorter trip for the day as I had a family dinner engagement. I was a little late heading off, posting an Alert for 0100 UTC. I travelled down the Hume Highway to … Continue reading

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A trip to Shelley and near Tintaldra

Thursday 20 December 2018 Andrew VK1AD/3 had posted an Alert for Mount Donna Buang and asked on the OZSOTA group if anyone was interested in any Summit to Summit contacts. I replied that I had family tasks in the morning, … Continue reading

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