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Mt Perisher activation 22 Aug 2015

Mt Perisher VK2/SM-007 VKFF-269 Kosciuszko NP 2054m 10 pts

Down in the Snowy Mountains for a skiing weekend and planned to activate Mt Perisher while there. 609 more words

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Popran NP for the Remembrance Day Contest 15-16 Aug 2015

Popran National Park  VKFF-417  (-33.38463,151.188109) QF56OO

On the entry to one of the three areas of the Popran NP lies the Ironbark picnic area. With a picnic table, isolation from powerlines and a nearby parking area it provides a great location for radio activities. 2,187 more words

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Mt Marulan and Towrang Range 9 Aug 2015

The last Sunday before the end of the first 10m/6m challenge period provided a good opportunity to head for the hills and activate, especially as VK1 operators would be out in force. 1,493 more words

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Scheyville NP for the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge July 2015

Scheyville National Park VKFF-444 in NW Sydney is one of the closest parks to home. I’d been looking for a good excuse to activate this park when the Trans Tasman contest came around. 1,443 more words

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Rileys Mtn SOTA and Satellite chase 11/4/2015

Rileys Mountain VK2/SY-002 Blue Mountains NP VKFF-041 252m 1pt

50km west of the city lies the second of Sydney’s two summits, VK2/SY-002. Overlooking the Nepean River it is a picturesque spot and the Rileys Mountain Lookout is well within the activation zone. 1,984 more words

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AM for fun - SOTA on Bulgo Hill 1/4/2015

Bulgo Hill VK2/IL-017 Royal National Park VKFF-435 293m 1pt

a call to AMs

Andrew VK1DA proposed using AM for a bit of fun as this mode is rarely used by SOTA operators, and also to prepare for upcoming… 1,113 more words

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Field Day and SOTA on Mt Lambie 21/3/2015

Mt Lambie QF46xm86 VK2/CT-007 1290m 8pts

The John Moyle Memorial Field Day contest presents a golden opportunity to operate portable and this year I returned to… 2,350 more words

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