Category Archives: First Activation

VK7/SC-003 & 004 – Mt Marian and Trestle Mountain – New Years Rollover 2014-2015

New year’s day saw many SOTA devotees out on summits at a very special time in the SOTA calendar! The UTC year roll-over means that you can make double the chaser, activator and summit to summit points over a couple … Continue reading

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VK7/SW-008 Hartz Peak Activation – 08/11/14

From Hobart you head south through Huonville and Franklin, Port Huon to Geeveston. Head to the Tahune Air Walk and about 5km down that road you will come to the turn off to the Hartz National Park. Head down this … Continue reading

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VK7/SC-006 Collins Cap Activation – 23/10/14

On the way down Macquarie St we were behind a ute with goat in it and we thought this was a good omen for the day! We drove up the Brooker Hwy out of Hobart toward Launceston and turned off … Continue reading

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VK7/SC-002 Collins Bonnet Activation – 4/10/14

Drive up the Brooker Hwy out of Hobart toward Launceston and turn off left to Berridale and Collinsvale. Head to and through Collinsvale and turn off left to the Myrtle Forest walk (sign posted). Head along the road and park … Continue reading

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VK7/SC-001 – Mt Wellington Activation – 1/10/14

On the day of VK7 SOTA activation I took the afternoon off work and headed up to Mt Wellington VK7/SC-001. Easy activation although the weather on the day was not kind. Rain, sleet and snow was experienced for the hour … Continue reading

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