SOTA went live Feb 2012.
VK3WAM prepared and submitted the ARM and Summit list.
VK3ZPF notified KRMNPA group 08 Feb 2012
Joined SOTA group 17/02/12.
Didn’t have a working battery for the FT817 so ordered a 2400mAh unit from W4RT.
VK3WAM was off straight from the word go,
VK3WAM 11/Feb/2012 VK3/VT-066 (Mt Worth)
K0MOS 16/Feb/2012 VK3/VS-049 (Crowsnest Lookout)
VK3ZPF 26/Feb/2012 VK3/VC-025 (Mt Dandenong)
VK3WAM 10/Mar/2012 VK3/VT-001 (Mt Howitt)
VK3WAM 11/Mar/2012 VK3/VE-012 (Mt Marjorie)
VK3HRA 11/Mar/2012 VK3/VC-018 (Mt Buninyong)
VK3WAM 11/Mar/2012 VK3/VE-016 (King Billy No 1)
11/Mar/2012 VK3/VC-018 (Mt Buninyong)
FT840 , tuner, 7Ha GEL battery and ladder line dipole.
Parked at the carpark at bottom and carried up to the top. Heavy.
17/Mar/2012 VK3/VW-016 (West of England Fire Tower)
Combined with NP activation.
Still using gel cell but obtained squid pole and 40m dipole
24/Mar/2012 VK3/VC-019 (Mt Warrenheip)
Battery arrives. FT-817 now active.
First S2S with VK3PF