23092018 – VK3/VS-004

VK3/VS-004 (Mt Langi Ghiran) WWFF Langi Ghiran State Park (VKFF-0760). Quick activation to pick a S2S from VK3BYD Warren who was out in the Grampians. Given the distances 80m was the band.  Mt Langi Ghiran is essentially a rocky ridge with summit at the top. It has enough room for an 80m antenna but you have to be careful weaving through the […]

072018 – Upcoming Activations

Upcoming Activities; VK JA ZL – EU S2S QSO Party Saturday 20 October 2018 – 06:30 UTC to 08:30 UTC   (Melbourne, Australia AEDT (UTC +11) Sat, 20 Oct 2018 5:30 pm) KRMNPA Activation Weekend – Fri 9th – Mon 12 Nov 2018 – Tony VK3XV VKFF Activation Weekend – Sat 24th – Sun 25th Nov 2018 – Paul VK5PAS […]

03022018 – 3rd Annual Mt Hotham SOTA Summit

3rd Annual Mt Hotham SOTA Summit VK3/VE-014 The Horn in WWFF Mount Buffalo National Park (VKFF-0339) VK3/VT-023 VK3/VE-032 Mt Sarah in WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) VK3/VE-049 Mt Selwyn in WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) VK3/VE-064 in WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) VK3/VE-025 Mt Murray in WWFF Alpine National Park (VKFF-0619) VK3/VE-006 Mt Hotham VK3/VG-008 Mt Misery Range VK3/VG-009 VK3/VE-010 Davies Plain This is the […]

26012016 – WWFF Bay of Islands Coastal Park (VKFF-0743)

WWFF Bay of Islands Coastal Park(VKFF-0743). Popular site. The park runs for 32 kilometres along the Great Ocean Road between Peterborough and Warrnambool. We were staying at Peterborough with family. They are locals so received pointers as to access from Mick my Nephew-in-law (?). Down Mathiesons Road to the cliffs.  Wanted to get away from the crowds but even this site […]

2015 Inaugural VKFF Activation Weekend Certificate

Received  certificate from Paul VK5PAS for participating in the VKFF Activation Weekend;  Details on my activation of  Hepburn Regional Park and Creswick Regional Park over this weekend. Well done to Paul VK5PAS. He does a remarkable job organising and participation in these activities. We would not have WWFF or SANPCPA if not for Paul’s efforts Allen VK3ARH

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 […]

Nepal (9N) WFF Parks

Nepal (9N) – Nepal’s National Parks List of current Parks 9N-001=Khaptad (9NFF-001)9N-002=Langtang (9NFF-002)9N-003=Makalu-Barun (9NFF-003)9N-004=Rara (9NFF-004)9N-005=Royal Bardia (9NFF-005)9N-006=Royal Chitwan (9NFF-006)9N-007=Sagarmatha (9NFF-007)9N-008=Shey-Phoksundo (9NFF-008)9N-009=Shivapuri (9NFF-009)  

Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award

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 Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award special activation weekend – Event date:  15/16th November 2014 Signs