Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mt Toorongo Range and Mt Horsfall

Anzac day in Melbourne was looking like fine sunny weather, just perfect for a day in the mountains.  I hadn’t been to Mt. Horsfall (VK3/VT-028) before, so chose it and nearby Mt Toorongo Range (VK3/VT-026) which I had activated previously. … Continue reading

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Ultrafire Batteries from Ebay

A friend recently bought some 18650 Ultrafire cells from Ebay, these are 18 mm diameter by 6.5 cm long and Lithium Ion.  The capacity on the label is 4000 mAh which seemed optimistic for their size. In the past I … Continue reading

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