SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #21 – Castle Hill

Sunday 7 August 2016, planned SOTA activation of Castle Hill, 942 metres ASL, 2 points on private property.  Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44MM Possible Summit to Summit contacts:  34 and far too many to detail here.   Today VK1 is holding the 2016 VK1 SOTA Winter QSO Party where Australian (VK) and New Zealand (ZL) SOTA…

Castle Hill VK1/AC-032 – 11 August 2013

Castle Hill VK1/AC-032 942 metres ASL, Booroomba Station Forecast: Overnight low -2 degrees, sunny max of 15 degrees Map: Tuggeranong 1:25000 Walk: 3.2 km return Ascent: 200 metres over 25 minutes, descent 15 minutes. Rig: FT857D Power: LiPo 5Ah 4S and regulator Antennas: 2m Slim Jim, 40m 1/2 wave dipole, 6m 1/2 wave dipole Antenna…