SOTA – 6m Challenge Sporadic E from Booroomba Rocks

Sunday 13 December 2015.  I’m at the summit of Booroomba Rocks, Namadgi National Park VKFF-0377 to operate my amateur radio gear for the Summits on the Air (SOTA) 6m (50 MHz) and 10m (28 MHz) Challenge.  The ‘challenge’ is to work as many unique amateur radio callsigns on 50 MHz or 28 MHz from any…

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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…