Category Archives: Hiking

Takatoriyama JA/HG-252 SOTA

Following on from the previous post, the other close by summit was Takatoriyama.  This one looked very close on the map.  Occasionally, we had seen hikers going past Meagan’s house so it looked like this was the on a popular … Continue reading

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Yokooyama JA/HG-255 SOTA

While on holidays in Japan, we spent a week in Kobe staying at my daughter’s house in Myohoji. After some emails with Toru, JH0CJH, I found that a few close by summits had been added to the SOTA database.  These were Yokooyama … Continue reading

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Mt Halla (Hallasan) HL/JJ-001 SOTA

While on Jeju Island, South Korea, a hike and SOTA activation of Hallasan, HL-JJ-001 was too good to pass up.  Hallasan is the highest summit in South Korea at 1950 m high. Sarah and I made an early start, leaving the … Continue reading

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Briarty Hill VK3/VC-029

Briarty Hill, VK3/VC-029 is located in the Warramate Flora and Fauna Reserve located near Seville East in Victoria.  This was my first visit to Briarty Hill, it’s only worth a point and you do have to work for it! After … Continue reading

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Light weight SOTA Stations

Here are two lightweight SOTA stations recently put together.  The SSB station has been used, although the CW one is still waiting for the right opportunity!  (running out of excuses here). The SSB station uses the home brew 40m transceiver, … Continue reading

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Mt. Howitt VK3/VT-001

With Autumn weather now set in and some sunny days predicted for the ANZAC day long weekend, it was hard to resist a trip to the Alpine Park.  This was my last opportunity to visit the park before winter.  The plan … Continue reading

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Dingo Ridge VK3/VC-028

Dingo Ridge was the first SOTA summit that I activated along with Peter, VK3ZPF.  That time we took a longish route along some closed off 4WD tracks. Peter had since found another easier track to Dingo Ridge and more recently … Continue reading

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