2020-03-21 John Moyle Memorial Field Day (Bouddi NP – VKFF-0049)

I was getting itchy feet as I hadn't done an activation since January, and that was the day at Mount Elliot with the Club. I decided to do my six hours for the field day in VKFF-0049, as this would make it the third park (of five required) that I have five qualifying activations for … Continue reading 2020-03-21 John Moyle Memorial Field Day (Bouddi NP – VKFF-0049)

2020-01-18 Mount Elliot

Today marked my first proper SOTA activation of VK2/HU-093 (Mount Elliot). The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club has set on a day out of the clubhouse because we had folks doing a study day for their Foundation license. It came close to being called off a number of times but we ended up going ahead, … Continue reading 2020-01-18 Mount Elliot

2019-12-01 VKFF Activation Weekend – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)

Today was the second day of teh Annual VKFF Activation Weekend. Unfortunately I had more than a few things to do today (including two trios to Jaycar to pick up some bits for my new nanoVNA; one to get some cables and BNC adapters, and the second to pick up the second BNC adapter that … Continue reading 2019-12-01 VKFF Activation Weekend – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)

2019-11-30 VKFF Activation Weekend -Wyrrabalong National Park (VKFF-0550)

Today was the first day of the annual VKFF Activation challenge. You bet I was going out today. I had grand plans for doing multiple parks a good distance from home. Those plans died with the weather. Relatively strong winds when I left home and a 70% chance of rain. I really wanted to go … Continue reading 2019-11-30 VKFF Activation Weekend -Wyrrabalong National Park (VKFF-0550)

2019-10-26 VKFF Team Challenge – Munmorah SCA (VKFF-1361)

That time of year again. VKFF Team Challenge! Again I joined forces with Gerard (VK2IO). This year we entered as The QRParktivators. As the name implies, we did QRP again. The advantage about that is that we can get away with being relatively close geographically without interfering too badly, as long as if we are … Continue reading 2019-10-26 VKFF Team Challenge – Munmorah SCA (VKFF-1361)