AREG Car Boot Sale

I had a great day out yesterday (Saturday 3rd September 2022) at the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group (AREG) Car Boot Sale.

Adam VK2YK and myself manned a small table promoting WWFF/VKKF. We had a lot of interest in the program.

I also checked a number of QSL cards for ARRL DXCC as an official ARRL card checker. I also checked ID for persons wanting to register with Logbook of the World.

Caught up with a lot of hams I had not seen in a while.

Congrats to AREG for organising such a great event.

2022 ALARA Contest

Last weekend (Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th 2022) was the 32nd ALARA Contest for the Australian Ladies Amateur Radio Association (ALARA).

My wife Marija VK5MAZ is the ALARA Contest Manager.

Marija and I had a number of other commitments over the weekend. Marija spent most of Saturday out in the garden and on Sunday we went for a drive down to Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island in the 72 Chrysler VH. It was such a beautiful sunny day for a ‘cruise’.

Marija did manage a few hours on Saturday afternoon and a few hours again on Sunday afternoon for the ALARA Contest.

Marija ended up with 201 QSOs and a claimed score of 648 points.


  • VK1
  • VK2
  • VK3
  • VK4
  • VK5
  • VK6
  • VK7
  • Austria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Romania

YLs logged were:-

  • Alisha VK2FASH
  • Leonie VK2LDM
  • Mora VK2LLJ
  • Stacey VK2SJC
  • Jenny VK2TOT
  • Julie VK3FOWL
  • Jenny VK3WQ
  • Lesley VK5LOL
  • Catherine VK7C/VK4
  • Tania VK7MMT
  • Linda VK7QP
  • Ngaire ZL2UJT