march2018Since moving to Tasmania in mid-2016 I have tried to mix our WWFF park activations with some SOTA (summits on the air) activations. To date, we’ve activated three SOTA summits in the North West at Tinkers Lookout, Mt Montgomery and Mt Gnomon in January this year. Very few summits in this region have been activated and Tinkers Lookout was the only one with any prior activation history. Read the rest of this entry

My partner Helen (VK7FOLK) and I have been looking for an opportunity to do a SOTA activation in the North West of Tasmania for some time. Since relocating here we’ve done just the two to date. The peaks seem to require quite a lot of effort to reach and most in these parts are only the 1 point. That said, we’re not competitive people so not too bothered about the points but were concerned at being told by some that access to certain summits was closed. Read the rest of this entry