VI100PEACE in the Murrayville Flora Reserve VKFF-2407

On Saturday night (10th November 2018), after tea at the Murrayville Hotel, I headed out to the Murrayville Flora Reserve VKFF-2407, for a quick activation using the special call of VI100PEACE.

This is a special call to commemorate the 100 year anniversary since the signing of the armistice, to end the hostilities of World War One.

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I spent about 1 hour in the park and made a total of 45 contacts from the park.  The majority of these, 37 QSOs, were on the 80m band.  Stations worked were from VK1, VK2, VK3, VK4, VK5, VK6, VK7, and VK8.  This included special event calls VI2LWF (Lest We Forget), and VI8PEACE.

Band conditions on 80m were pretty tough with the over the horizon radar and static crashes.

Below is a short video which Marija took of some of my contacts.

I worked the following stations on 80m SSB:-

  1. VI2LWF
  2. VK3MKE
  3. VK7BC
  4. VK3PF
  5. VK3STU
  6. VK3BY
  7. VK5FANA
  8. VK2IO
  9. VK3OHM
  10. VK3DQ
  11. VK3UCD
  12. VK3FDZE
  13. VK2KJJ
  14. VK5LA
  15. VK5DW
  16. VK5HS
  17. VK3VIP
  18. VK4SMA
  19. VK4TJ
  20. VK2MOP
  21. VK5PE
  22. VK2XXM
  23. VK4GSF
  24. VK3FKAR
  25. VK2CAB
  26. VK4HAT
  27. VK4HNS
  28. VK3SQ
  29. VK5KLV
  30. VK5FMLO
  31. VK2KYO
  32. VK3LGS
  33. VK1FMCG
  34. VK4PZZ
  35. VK3ANL
  36. VK3MPR
  37. VK3FSPG

I worked the following stations on 40m SSB:-

  1. VK4PZZ
  2. VI8PEACE
  3. VK8GM
  4. VK6XN
  5. VK6RZ
  6. VK2XXM
  7. VK2WY
  8. VK3ANL

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