2016 VKFF Activation Weekend stats

I have finally been able to put together the statistics for the 2016 VKFF Activation Weekend.  I had been waiting on a log.  

This was the second year of the VKFF Activation Weekend, which is all about having fun and promoting the World Wide Flora Fauna (WWFF) program in Australia.


A total of 2,655 QSOs were made over the weekend of Saturday 26th November 2016 and Sunday 27th November 2016.

Of those, a total of 1,373 QSOs were made on the Saturday, whilst a further 1,282 were made on the Sunday.

There were an amazing number of Park to Park (P2P) contacts over the weekend.  In fact, a total of 1,010 P2P QSOs (490 on the Saturday and 520 on Sunday).

A total of 43 activators took part in the weekend.  They were…….  

  1. Andrew VK1AD
  2. Jim VK1AT
  3. Ian VK1DI
  4. Gerard VK2IO
  5. Rob VK2QR
  6. Liz VK2XSE
  7. Adam VK2YK/4
  8. Allen VK3ARH
  9. Warren VK3BYD
  10. Brett VK3FLCS
  11. Julie VK3FOWL
  12. Tim VK3MTB
  13. Peter VK3PF
  14. Mick VK3PMG
  15. Leigh VK3SG
  16. Peter VK3TKK
  17. Norm VK3XCI
  18. Tony VK3XV
  19. Joe VK3YSP
  20. Peter VK3ZPF
  21. Rob VK4AAC/3
  22. Neil VK4HNS
  23. Bob VK5AFZ
  24. Tom VK5EE
  25. Adrian VK5FANA
  26. Marija VK5FMAZ
  27. Norm VK5GI
  28. Greg VK5GJ
  29. Gordon VK5GY
  30. Col VK5HCF
  31. Les VK5KLV
  32. Peter VK5KPR
  33. Nigel VK5NIG
  34. Paul VK5PAS
  35. Peter VK5PET
  36. David VK5PL
  37. Greg VK5ZGY
  38. Phil VK6ADF
  39. Lewis VK6LDX
  40. Hans VK6XN
  41. Andrew VK7DW
  42. Helen VK7FOLK
  43. Jonathan VK7JON

Each activator will receive a participation certificate.

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A total of 28 activators headed out on the Saturday and activated a total of 37 unique parks in VK1, VK2, VK3, VK4, VK5, VK6, and VK7.

On Sunday, a total of 29 activators headed out and activated a total of 33 unique parks in VK1, VK2, VK3, VK4, VK5, VK6, and VK7.

I would like to thank everyone who took part in the weekend as either a park Activator or a park Hunter.  I hope that everyone enjoyed themselves.  Marija and I certainly did.