2019-04-14 Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve (VKFF-1994)

Last week I noticed a tiny little park that I had driven by that looked really very convenient and easy to activate. So, that's what I did today. Unfortunately I missed getting VK4SYD/P as I was packing my gear and he was spotting at that time. I got him later, but not in a park. … Continue reading 2019-04-14 Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve (VKFF-1994)

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2019-04-06 Columbey National Park (VKFF-0581)

Before I start on this one, it appears I was giving the wrong park out over the air today. This was due to me posting an alert in a hurry before I left and then having folks re-spot based on that alert as I didn't have internet access. The actual park I was in was … Continue reading 2019-04-06 Columbey National Park (VKFF-0581)

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

2019-01-26 Tilligerry State Conservation Area – VKFF-1377

Australia Dy offered the opportunity to use the special AX prefix, so after a bit of google earth and google maps/streetview searching I decided on VKFF-1377. Driving up I was watching the outside temperature move to around 38.5 degrees C. Driving up the M1 on the Saturday of the Australia day weekend, google maps decided … Continue reading 2019-01-26 Tilligerry State Conservation Area – VKFF-1377