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BITX40 V3 and Raduino

The latest built up Bitx from HF Signals looked like a bargain too good to pass up.  At only USD 59, you get a built up Bitx 40m metre transceiver with an Si5351a frequency synthesiser for tuning. I ordered it … Continue reading

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Mt Fuji JA-SO/001

Our plan was to set off from the 5th station car park at (2300 metres) around 2pm and hike the Yoshida Trail to the 8th station hut (3400m) before dark.  We would then sleep in the hut until 2am and … Continue reading

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Mountain Goat Trophy

The 1000 point SOTA activator trophy was delivered today!

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Mt Vinegar VK3/VC-005

Here is a track of the route from the Acheron way through to the Maroondah highway via Mt. Vinegar and Mt Dom Dom.  Note that the road I took between Road 8 and the Maroondah highway does not exist on … Continue reading

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Mt Bullfight and Pyramid Hill

Allen and I decided on Mt Bullfight VK3/VN-002 and Pyramid Hill VK3/VN-005 for an activation on Saturday, 31st August as weather was looking picture perfect for the last day of Winter in Oz.  Mt Bullfight (1480m) doesn’t have a track … Continue reading

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Shining Tor and Gun

Ed, VK2JI / DD5LP is in Germany and we had been exchanging emails about a summit to summit between UK and Germany while I was in the UK.  Shining Tor G/SP-004 was the summit I chose due to ease of … Continue reading

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The Cloud G/SP-015

Over in the UK for work, it was a great opportunity to try some SOTA activations in the Southern Pennines.  Saturday weather was predicted to be quite bad with heavy rain, good old Murphies Law! As I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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