VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award

VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award April 2013 saw the launch of a new award the VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award. It promotes portable operation in South Australia’s 21 National Parks and 262 Conservation Parks. Details as to parks – http://www.ahars.com.au/htm/parks_list.html Finally picked up enough unique entries to qualify for (belated Bronze) Silver Status,   Points, Each South Australian National Park […]

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. […]


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 […]