Monthly Archives: July 2014

VK1 SOTA Mass Activation Day 27 July 2014

After a couple of activations that didn’t go as planned, I felt compelled do go out and make good.  Andrew, VK1NAM had been drumming up support for a VK1 mass activation day for a while and it looked like a … Continue reading

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Talbot Peak – VK3/VT-010 Almost!

Peter, VK3ZPF proposed a visit to Talbot Peak on the 12th July during the winter bonus period , and asked for other interested activators.  Allen, VK3HRA and myself were keen to go along as well. As the date approached, the weather … Continue reading

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This antenna was put together very quickly for an overseas trip, but it worked out quite well.  The End Fed Half Wave (EFHW) for 20/15/12/10 metres uses common automotive bullet connectors for linked bands and RC servo horns for the … Continue reading

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While on holiday in Seoul, South Korea, I planned to activate at least three summits in the vicinity of Seoul.  The planned summits are Namsan HL/SL-009, Inwangsan HL/SL-004 and Ansan HL/SL-008. Namsan HL/SL-009 On Friday, I went to Namsan with Sarah.  … Continue reading

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