Monthly Archives: November 2012

Six Summits in three days – SOTA – Alpine National Park

Wayne, VK3WAM had an ambitious plan to activate 5 (plus 1 optional) summits in the Alpine National Park over a 3 day period.  All the summits are SOTA 10 points summits, it sounded like a great idea with 60 points … Continue reading

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Mt. Hoddle SOTA VK3-VT076

Well, this one is more of a pimple than a mountain, but it qualifies as a SOTA summit for 1 point.  The signage at the site refers to Mt. Nicoll which is a bit confusing, although it is in the … Continue reading

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EFHW Antenna Tuner 2

After some success with the original End Fed Half Wave Antenna Tuner on a couple of SOTA activations, it was time to make it a bit smaller and change a couple of things.  I found  that the counterpoise connection was … Continue reading

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