My Portable Antenna Evolution

I bought the Yaesu FT-818ND specifically because I had a desire to go and do some portable work; mostly inspired by some of Peter Parker's (VK3YE) videos. All of the antennas below hang from a 10m squid pole that I attach either to a handy post or a 1.8m star picket that I guy to … Continue reading My Portable Antenna Evolution

2019-03-16 Brisbane Water National Park (VKFF-0056) John Moyle Memorial Field Day

I had long wanted to activate for the John Moyle Memorial Field Day from a park. I wanted to find a spot with a good takeoff that wasn't too far from home. Previously I'd activated VKFF-0056 from Somersby Falls, and while that was a nice spot and propagation was OK, it really was down in … Continue reading 2019-03-16 Brisbane Water National Park (VKFF-0056) John Moyle Memorial Field Day