Create Georeference PDF files for Avenza’s PDF Maps app

I have been using QGIS to geo-refeence maps in preperation for a new SOTA association. More on that later but the tool is a powerfull one and worthy of closer investigation. Have PDF Maps Android on iPad and Android tablet. This app allows you to navigate using the tables GPS and overlay on a georeference PDF. So the idea is […]


A routine to allow the processing of a ADIF log data matching SOTA summits to WWFF sites. First version ready for use ParksnPeaks – Process ADIF File. Please report any issues. Input ADIF file exported from logging software is the input. I use MacLoggerDX which supports export as a ADIF file. eg:<CALL:6>VK3AFW<NAME:8>Ron COOK<QTH:13>OAKLEIGH, VIC<QSO_DATE:8>20131101<TIME_ON:6>083000<TIME_OFF:6>083000<FREQ_RX:4>7.09<FREQ:4>7.09<BAND:3>40M<BAND_RX:3>40M<MODE:3>SSB<TX_PWR:1>5<ANT_AZ:3>108<RST_SENT:2>59<RST_RCVD:2>59<QSL_VIA:4>Mail<DXCC:3>150<COUNTRY:9>Australia<IOTA:6>OC001<MY_SOTA_REF:10>VK3/VT004<GRIDSQUARE:6>QF22mc<LAT:10>-37.904353<LON:10>145.077124<MY_GRIDSQUARE:6>QF22ah<OPERATOR:6>VK3HRA<MY_RIG:12>Yaesu FT-897<COMMENT:22>Class: Ad, qrzloc:user<EOR> Following ADIF data […]

SOTA Blogs

SOTA Blogs Have updated to show only active blogs. Active means an update within the last month. Here is my current list of all the blogs that has been feed into ParksnPeaks. Any additions, updates or corrections please let me know.  VK1ATP Paul Andrew Mark- Simon- http://vk1faas.wordpress.comVK1DI Ian Andrew VK2DAG Matt- Doug Andy Bernard Gerard Rob […]

SMS Spotting through ParksnPeaks

ParksNPeaks supports receiving activity spots via SMS. I have found that SMS messaging will work on a peak where internet access is marginal. This feature has been added this to allow phones that can’t access overseas numbers the ability to spot. The number to send to is 0447 568 667. You key in the spot as a text message using […]