Monthly Archives: December 2012

SOTA 100 Point Activator Award

My SOTA 100 point activator certificate came in the email yesterday after a little hiccup.  Only 150 points to go to the next one!  Most of the points came from a recent 6 summit activation.  This SOTA stuff is a … Continue reading

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APRS Modem

Had a whim to put together an APRS modem to use while on route to a SOTA activation, after watching the progress of another amateur on the way to a peak.  After a quick search of the net, I found … Continue reading

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Mt St Phillack VK3-VT006

As my activator points tally was 92, I needed at least an 8 pointer to get my activator award.  The most accessible 10 pointer was Mt. St. Phillack, so the activation was planned for Saturday 9th Dec.  Saturday.  The forecast … Continue reading

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