Earlier today, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity of activating Allermuir Hill, which is SOTA reference GM/SS-171. I was invited by Martin 2M0KAU and Mark MM6BJJ both of whom live in Dundee.
Martin picked me up shortly after 8:00 am (07:00 UTC) from where I am staying in Edinburgh and we were on our way to the Pentlands, south of Edinburgh. Read the rest of this entry
View from Cringle Moor, North Yorkshire
After an enjoyable evening at the WEARS club the night before it was down to business and I was up at about 5:00 am (yawn). It had been arranged that Carl 2E0HPI would arrive at my hotel at around 5:45 am and we would embark on our 40 minute journey to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, ready to ascend the summit. Summit operation is something I’ve not done to date so I was looking forward to the new experience. Read the rest of this entry
For some time now I’ve been following the fortunes of operators such as Paul VK5PAS who post on Facebook about their World Wide Flora and Fauna (WWFF) exploits and include some fascinating photographs.
I was familiar with Summits on the Air (SOTA) where you activate the summits of hills and mountains but had no idea what WWFF is.
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