SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #7 – Gibraltar Hill

Sunday 13 March 2016, planned SOTA activation of Gibraltar Hill VK2/ST-016, 1128 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44OK Access to the summit is through private property. Radio: Yaesu FT-817ND, UHF 70cm frequencies 432.2 USB and 439.00 FM Power Level: 5 watts Antenna: 7el Yagi Distance from Canberra GPO (VK1): 33 km due south SOTA Alert: Yes…

SOTA – Mt Palerang and a Black Snake

Mt Palerang VK2/ST-009 1234 metres ASL, NSW Southern Tablelands Sunday 4 October 2015.  With the SOTA winter bonus in operation until 14 October, I decided to activate Mt Palerang and South Black Range.  Mt Palerang is 45 km east of Canberra in the vicinity of Tallaganda State Forest while South Black Range is within the…