12v Battery Box for field ops

Portable battery box for QRP operations or drive up SOTA peaks. ūüôā Inspired by a recent article published by Chris VK1CT, I used a $16 plastic ammo box as the container for a 13 volt 8Ah LifePO4 or a 12 volt 9Ah SLA. Both battery types are ideal power supplies for popular QRP amateur radio…

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Chasing DF2GN/P on DM/BW-228

Standard of behaviour towards EU SOTA activators trying to work VK SOTA activators and chasers At my QTH I have severe noise problems which often drown out the reception of distant EU SOTA activators.¬† To overcome the noise problems I have decided to try out my local ‘hill’ known as Oakey Hill in the southern…

Mt Coree VK1/AC-023 31 March 2013

Mt Coree VK1/AC-023 1421 metres ASL Namadgi National Park Mt Coree is located on the border between the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the state of New South Wales (NSW).¬† On the ACT side the summit it within the Namadgi National Park and the Brindabella National Park on the NSW side.¬† The summit provides spectacular…