Tag Archives: WWFF

Ada Tall Trees Reserve VKFF-2253

Saturday 23 March 2019 Saturday was wet and windy in the morning. I had been considering heading out to support the South Australian National and Conservation Parks Awards anniversary weekend. With the rain, I decided to chase for a while … Continue reading

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A trip to Outtrim

Thursday 14 March 2019 I had been chatting again with my friend from Maffra. It appears that he enjoyed being out in the field with me on Tuesday when I activated Glenmaggie Regional Park. We decided to do a Park … Continue reading

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A new WWFF Activator certificate

I had not been keeping a close watch on my WWFF Activator tally, so received a pleasant surprise when I checked on Logsearch last week: I had qualified 121 Parks as an Activator at the 44 contacts qualification level. As … Continue reading

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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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