25082013 – VK3/VE-230 and VK3/VU-002

25082013 – VK3/VE-203 – (Mt Glenrowan) in Warby-Ovens Ranges NP 25082013 – VK3/VU-002 – (Mt Wombat) Dipole Yes. APRS Yes. Mt Glenrowan  is off the highway through Glenrowan.  This summit is in the Warby-Ovens National Park so qualifies for KRMNPA award. Access to the park is from the back from Taminick – Wangratta Track. Gate is locked but easy access with a defined point […]

09072013 – VK3/VE-005 and VK3/VE-006

VK3/VE-005 Mt Loch and VK3/VE-006 Mt Hotham Tuesday 09072013 Dipole Yes. APRS Yes. KRMNPA Mt Loch is in Alpine NP Seasonal Bonus Yes ! 10+3 Joined by VK3IL David for this trip. David was staying at Hotham with his family for the week and responded to my email to the SOTA group looking for snow assistance. We exchanged emails running up to the […]

07072013 – VK3/VE-019 and VK3/VE-014

VK3/VE-019 The Hump and VK3/VE-014 The Horn on  07072013 Dipole Yes. APRS No. KRMNPA – Mount Buffalo NP Seasonal Bonus Yes. Whilst have been exposed to snow in earlier activators, this is the first with serious snow conditions. Activated with Phani, a friend also interested in walking. We had walked Nepal together.    It went according to plan. Actually better than planned as […]

VK3/VC-034 and VK3/VC-014

Activated VK3/VC-014 Mt Disappointment and VK3/VC-034 – Pretty Sally 3rd March 2013. APRS Yes. Dipole Yes. Seasonal activation N/A KRMNPA – Kinglake NP.  APRS shows the relationship between these two summits.  VK3/VC-034 was activated on the way home. You can also see where I missed the turn on the way to VK3/VC-014 and wasted 20min. VK3/VC-014 Mt Disappointment  VK3PF suggested following Mt Disappointment Rd. […]

VK3/VT-006

Activated VK3/VT-006 (Mt Saint Phillack)1st February 2013. APRS Limited. Dipole Yes. Seasonal activation Yes This is a candidate for activation during winter. 8K return walking on good tracks. Just stay on walking tracks and don’t go missing tracks. 5hrs via M1 to Mt Baw Baw from home. The time is in the curves towards the end. Consider ‘South face’ road from Moe […]