Monthly Archives: December 2014

Four Summits around Lake Nilahcootie

This was the last opportunity for SOTA before Christmas, and there are a cluster of summits that looked ok for a day trip around Lake Nilahcootie, in North East Victoria. These summits included, Unnamed VK3/VE-203, Mt. Strathbogie VK3/VE-132, Mt Samaria VK3/VE-157 … Continue reading


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Mt Torbreck and Bill Head

We had a narrow window of opportunity to head to the hills on Saturday evening and return Sunday.  Kevin dropped around to pick me up at 8pm on Saturday night in slightly damp weather.  The forecast was not looking that … Continue reading

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Touch Keyer for Mountain Operation

I have been wondering about which key to use with the MTR V2 transceiver while operating portable.  I ended up putting a touch keyer together based on the touch keyer module from  This module is great value and didn’t take … Continue reading

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