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November 2014

Another month has passed and although my intentions were to activate VK2/SY-002 that did not happen, maybe next month. It’s surprising just how quickly time gets away. However, on a much more positive note, I did manage to make 71 … Continue reading

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October 2014

Last month I wrote “September 2014 has been a fantastic month for SOTA activity.” Well October was a fantastic month as well however, not so much as far as my SOTA activity was concerned. There were only 14 contacts for … Continue reading

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September Summary

September 2014 has been a fantastic month for SOTA activity. During the month I made 85 contacts which covered three bands 7, 10 and 14MHz, seven CW contacts, and five contacts with DX stations. They were, 2E0YYY Mike x 2, … Continue reading

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Mount Tomah VK2/CT-043, 30 – 31 August, 2014

Mt Tomah VK2/CT-043, 30 – 31 August, 2014 After a few weeks of on and off showers and cold weather I was truly blessed this morning, the drive from home to GZ was sunny and pleasant and the weather only … Continue reading

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Canoelands VK2/SY-001

I decided late on Saturday, 23 Aug 14t to drive out to Canoelands VK2/SY-001 and make the activation, it had been raining most of the week and I was not sure if the weather would hold. Sunday morning at my … Continue reading

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Mount Lambie VK2/CT-007

Have been looking forward to this activation, it is the first I have attempted on  my own. Mount Lambie was chosen as it is not too far from my QTH, a little over 100 kilometers. Also, it looked reasonably accessible … Continue reading

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August 2014 contacts

Well 7 contacts to date this month, earning another 20 points toward my Sloth Award, getting there slowly. This morning it was very nice to make two CW contacts, one before and one after roll over, with Samuel VK2AFA/P on … Continue reading

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