SOTA – VK1AD 2017 QRP Update #3 – Tuggeranong Hill

Wednesday 11 January 2017 – 8:00 am (21:00 UTC) joining the VK VHF DX Net from Tuggeranong Hill 855 metres ASL for VHF Aircraft Enhancement propagation (AE). Purpose of today’s SOTA activation is to: experiment with low power 500 mW (QRP); qualify Tuggeranong Hill with the FT-817ND power output set to 500 mW for QSOs…

SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #15 – Mt Coree

Saturday 24 April 2016, planned SOTA activation of Mt Coree  VK1/AC-023, 1421 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44JQ  Brindabella National Park VKFF-0054 Last Sunday I activated Mount McDonald VK1/AC-048 789 metres ASL situated close to the eastern flank of the Brindabella Ranges. Today I’m activating Mt Coree a prominent granite mountain in the Brindabella Ranges…

SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #12 – Mount Bowning

Easter Monday 28 March 2016, planned SOTA activations of three peaks in the vicinity of Yass township, NSW Bowning Hill VK2/ST-042, 798 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF45JF Spring Hill VK2/ST-036, 876 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44NV Mt Mundoonen VK2/ST-053, 810 metres ASL Mundoonen Nature Reserve, Maidenhead Grid Locator QF45ME After a hoot of…

SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #11 – Mt Mundoonen

Easter Monday 28 March 2016, planned SOTA activations of three peaks in the vicinity of Yass township, NSW Mt Mundoonen VK2/ST-053, 810 metres ASL Mundoonen Nature Reserve, Maidenhead Grid Locator QF45ME Mount Bowning VK2/ST-042, 792 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF45JF Spring Hill VK2/ST-036, 876 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44NV Today Al VK1RX and…