KRMNPA Weekend 10/11th April 2021

The annual KRMNPA activation weekend is designed to encourage portable activities in Victoria’s 45 National Parks. 2020 KRMNPA weekend (7&8 Nov) was cancelled due to presence of COVID. Between Park closures and COVID restrictions the majority of activators were not able to get out in November, so it was rescheduled to April 2021. Postponing turned out to be the right […]

20032021 – VT-046 & 3NP-039

Spent the weekend In Tarra Bulga NP as a apart of WICEN who were supporting the Duncans Run 2021 event. This was the first event WICEN VIC has run since COVID. Keen to get involved and see what and how they operated. I was positioned on a check point on the edge of the Tarra Bulga National Park. We were […]

Proposed Activations – 2020

COVID restrictions have placed SOTA and WWFF activations in question. I live in the country so spared the worst of it however have been limited as to where and how far I can travel. Currently the Level 3 restrictions have been lifted. Still have constraints as to visiting people but no longer have to justify leaving home or being concerned […]

25042019 – VK3/VE-046

25042019 – VK3/VE-046 The Governor in WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) This was my second attempt for this summit. Previous was with Tony VK3CAT and David VK3IL coming across from Eagles Peak. We hit Cat 5 conditions and when combined with temp decided it was not worth chasing.  This attempt will involve a longer walk but avoiding cliffs. Planned to take two […]

KRMNPA Weekend – 2018

Recently received an activator certificate for the 2018 Activation Weekend for the Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award (KRMNPA). Activated several sites from VKFF-0619  Alpine National Park -112018 – VK3/VE-047,VK3/VE-045,K3/VE-050 & VK3/VE-191 Tony VK3XV does a great job promoting this event and following up with these certificates is a great touch. Thanks again to Tony VK3XV and Amateur Radio Victoria.

112018 – VK3/VE-047,VK3/VE-045,VK3/VE-050 & VK3/VE-191

09/Nov/2018 VK3/VE-047 (Rocky Ridge) – WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) 10/Nov/2018 VK3/VE-045 (Eagle Peaks) – WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) 10/Nov/2018 VK3/VE-050 (Mt Sunday) – WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) 11/Nov/2018 VK3/VE-191 (VK3/VE-191) I’ve had my eye on VK3/VE-046 Governor for a while. Having activated most in the area is it untidy at least not to attempt an activation. The Governor has only been activated […]

11112017 – 2017 KRNMPA Weekend

Keith Roget Memorial National Park Award activation Weekend 2017 11112017 – VK3/VE-093 Black Mountain in (VKFF-0069) Burrowa-Pine Mountain National park11112017 – Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park (VKFF-0620)12112017 – Brisbane Ranges National Park (VKFF-0055) The annual KRMNPA activation weekend is designed to encourage portable activities in Victoria’s 45 National Parks. Tony VK3VX maintains this award and this year had 37 parks activationed […]

Proposed – 121112016 KRMNPA Weekend

 Keith Roget Memorial National Park Award activation Weekend 2016 – 11th to 14th November. The annual KRMNPA activation weekend is designed to encourage portable activities in Victoria’s 45 National Parks. Track my progress over weekend on APRS – VK3ARH-1 Overview This weekend will see at least 41 Parks (as of November 5th) of Victoria’s National parks available for contacts. Each park qualifies for […]

26012015 – KRMNPA

AX3HRA (VKFF-361) Mount Richmond National Park (VKFF-296) Lower Glenelg National Park Cobboboonee National Park. Three parks in the states south west. We spent At the Australia day weekend at Peterbrough.  Decided to pick up the parks on the Monday so could use AX callsign. Headed for Portland and did a loop to head home via Hamilton.  Took kayak so no 2M in the car. Lower […]

KRMNPA – 2015

The aim of this award is to encourage portable operation in Victoria’s 45 National Parks. A contact with/from a National Park earns 1 point. Contacts via Repeaters, IRLP or Echolink are not permitted. Details of the award can be found on the ARV web site. http://www.amateurradio.com.au/award Current Status   Qualified KRMNPA – Worked all parks 14th November 2014    012015 – 24 Activated leaving 21 to […]