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)

2019-08-17,18 RD Contest – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)

The Remembrance Day Contest is one of the biggest contests on the Australia/New Zealand calendar. The only question that I had was where was I going to activate from; keeping in mind that I'm also trying to increase repeat activations in some local parks to go for the Boomerang Award (5 parks with 5activations; consecutive … Continue reading 2019-08-17,18 RD Contest – Bouddi National Park (VKFF-0049)

2019-07-20 Brisbane Water National Park (VKFF-0056) Trans-Tasman Low Band Contest

OK this one is a little late getting typed up. I've been having fun participating in contests so I decided to do the Trans-Tasman Low Band contest last Saturday. I also took the opportunity to make my fifth qualifying activation at Brisbane Water National Park to add it to the list for the Boomerang Award … Continue reading 2019-07-20 Brisbane Water National Park (VKFF-0056) Trans-Tasman Low Band Contest