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A blog about portable qrp operation.

No posts for ages.

Unfortunately I have not been active at all lately. Hopefully this will change very soon.   Advertisements

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Gower C.P. 5CP-079. VKFF-0798.

Once I had finished my activation of the Tantanoola Caves C.P. I moved around the corner, (see map in the Tantanoola Caves C.P. post below), and set up in my usual spot in a small clearing 50 metres from the … Continue reading

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The weekend of the 1st and 2nd of April 2017 was the 4th. Anniversary activation weekend for the VK5 Parks Award. As I have been involved with this Award scheme pretty much right from the start I was keen to … Continue reading

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Meet & Greet with Tony. VK3XV/5. (VK3VTH)

As I was looking at Paul, VK5PAS’s spreadsheet of activations for the VK5 4th Anniversary activation weekend I realised that Tony and XYL Sheryl would be activating Penambol C.P. on the Saturday afternoon. As Penambol C.P. is only 15 minutes … Continue reading

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2016 VKFF Anniversary activation weekend.

Tom, VK5EE and I decided that as we had not been out since April it was long past time that we got off our fat backsides and ventured out into the great outdoors. This weekend is always a good one … Continue reading

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3rd. Annual VK5 Parks Weekend

Another fantastic day out in the bush. Great weather and pretty good propagation although some qsb was about. I was supposed to activate three parks for the day Furner C.P. 5CP-072 Reedy Creek C.P. 5CP-196 VKFF-0931 Calectasia C.P. 5CP-028 VKFF-1010 … Continue reading

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New Shopping Trolley – Antennas and radios.

It has taken a little while but my Icom 208H and the Yaesu FT-857 are now in the new car. Both are out of sight and I must thank Norbert, VK5MQ for an extremely tidy installation.   As you can … Continue reading

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