SOTA – Wyanbene Caves Mountain

VK2/ST-022 Wyanbene Caves Mountain 1055 metres ASL, Deua National Park VKFF-138 15 January 2015.  Today Al VK1RX and I plan to activate three VK2 SOTA peaks, the first Wyanbene Caves Mountain in the Southern Tablelands and the second and third peaks Bald Mountain and Big Badja Hill are in the Snowy Mountains region.  Possible summit…

WWFF – VKFF Award

VKFF Diamond Hunter Award received from Paul, VK5PAS.  The Diamond level certificate is awarded for chasing 50 Australian National Parks. Paul is the Australian coordinator for the World Wide Flora and Fauna program.  The program offers a range of award certificates for operating amateur radio equipment in Australian National Parks (VKFF).  Operation of the VKFF…

Temora Aviation Museum Flying Day

Saturday 7 February 2015.   Today I drove to Temora, 2.5 hours from Canberra, with a friend to the Temora Aviation Museum for the monthly display of frontline fighters.  Each month the museum showcases four operational warbirds to rekindle memories of former RAAF pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. How to get there?   From Canberra, take…

SOTA Activation – Bramina Range

Bramina Range VK2/SW-074 1264 metres ASL 8 Points, Kosciuszko National Park VKFF-269 Bramina Range is a new SOTA summit included in the recent VK2 SOTA update coordinated by Andrew VK2UH and later implemented by SOTA MT on 1 December 2014.  The summit’s status is unactivated.  I surveyed the summit in August last year and now…