500 Unique SOTA Summits Chased

On Saturday 15 November 2014, I activate three summits in the Kosciuszko National Park, during the activation of Blackfellows Hill VK2/SM-033, I picked up my 500th unique chased summit from a contact with Rob VK3EK/P activating Mt Cann VK3/VG-133.   Out of interest I checked the number of SOTA contacts made from other peaks, 43%…

SOTA Mountain Hunter Award – Silver

Three weeks ago I received the Mountain Hunter Award (Silver) from SOTA MT in the UK.  The Silver award can be claimed for chasing 10 unique SOTA Associations.  To qualify a unique Association the chaser must make two unique contacts per Association. For six months I sat patiently on nine unique SOTA Associations, finding an…

1000 Summit to Summit points

Mt Budawang VK2/ST-015 1137 metres ASL, Budawang National Park Sunday 15 December 2013, SOTA activation #113. The original plan for Saturday was to activate in order Mt Palerang, Mt Gillamatong and Mt Budawang.  The activations of Mt Palerang and Mt Gillamatong proceeded as planned.  Although I intended to activate Mt Budawang later on Saturday afternoon,…