Tag Archives: Summits On The Air

VK7/SC-063 – Mount Montagu – 1 January 2017

SOTA double points day came around again and Reuben VK7FREU and myself decided to try Mt Montagu VK7/SC-063. This is a new summit that was added to the VK7 Association back in November 2016 after a review of summits. There … Continue reading

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VK7/SC-008 – Grey Mountain & VKFF 1149 – 28 March 2016

Easter weekend – time for a combined SOTA and VKFF activation. This is a reprise for the author who activated Grey Mountain (VK7/SC-008) back on 20 January 2015 by walking in from the other direction. I have since found out … Continue reading

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VK3/VW-020 – Mt Zero – 10 February 2016

On a recent driving trip back to my home state of VK5 I decided to break the trip and activate a summit on the way. A quick look at the SOTA map and Mt Zero seemed a logical option. At … Continue reading

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VK7/SC-002 & 006 – 31 December 2015 – 1 January 2016

The UTC year changeover holds special significance for SOTA activators! It’s SOTA Double Points Day…HIHI. Reuben VK7FREU and myself setoff early for Collinsvale and then into the Myrtle Gully track (starting 0639). Unfortunately, part way up the track Reuben VK7FREU … Continue reading

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VK7/CH-057 – Mt Dromedary – 9 March 2015

Greetings All, Long time between summits HIHI! A public holiday provided the oppportunity to do a day long walk into Mt Dromedary in the Derwent Valley. Reuben VK7FREU and the author drove from Hobart to New Norfolk and headed across … Continue reading

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Inaugural VK7 SOTA dinner – 31 January 2014

31 January 2015 was a Saturday and the night saw the inaugural VK7 SOTA dinner at the Cascade Hotel, South Hobart. We had eight people along with special quest Peter Freeman VK3PF/7 and a big thank you to all who … Continue reading

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