Monthly Archives: September 2013

VK5PAS Certificate

A very nice and professional mounted certificate arrived in the mail today from Paul, VK5PAS. Thanks Paul, always a pleasure to contact you on a mountain summit to summit!  You must be close to running out of mountains over there … Continue reading

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Mt Dom Dom VK3/VN-017

For access to Mt Dom Dom, I followed Rik, VK3KAN’s directions.  Heading away from Melbourne on the Maroondah Hwy, turn right at Dom Dom saddle in the Black Spur into the picnic ground.   Driving through the picnic ground, I … Continue reading

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Federation Range VK3/VN-003 Mt Gordon VK3/VN-027

Federation Range’s days as a SOTA summit are numbered as VK3ZPF found a higher summit to the north within the prominence.  I thought it best to head out while it is still a SOTA summit and during the winter bonus … Continue reading

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Bothy Bag

I ordered a Bothy Bag from Ebay last week from the UK.  The Bothy bag is an emergency shelter and a few of the Oz SOTA radio operators have them for when the weather gets bad. It arrived today in … Continue reading

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