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…

SOTA Mountain Hunter Award – 15 September 2013

Today I received the Mountain Hunter Award certificate for chasing summits in 5 different SOTA associations.  Although I have tried many times to chase associations in countries other than Australia, this award is a result of chasing at least 2 summits in each of 5 Australian (VK) associations. I started SOTA chasing on 28 September…