7th April – please feel welcome to arrive 12pm onward for an informal afternoon and evening
8th April – Saturday morning
Activate a park, summit or beach (optional)
Saturday Afternoon – 2pm to 4.30pm
World Wide Flora Fauna (WWFF) Award
VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award
Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award
Have fun with SOTA
We plan on having a display table with information on these awards
Equipment displays and antennas
Well known portable operators Ron VK3AFW, Paul VK5PAS, Peter VK3PF & Tony VK3VTH will
all be on-hand to answer questions and discuss these awards, as well as their equipment and
how they go about enjoying these facets of the hobby. Enjoy a casual beer and chat about
portable operating and awards after these presentations.
A car horn sounding the letter C (-.-.) will signify a 5 minute warning signal prior to commencement of presentations
Please bring your own chair and refreshments to the presentations
Saturday Evening – 6pm onward
Informal Antenna comparisons
Awards for the best portable setup
Door prize presentation
Camp fire & social chit-chat, maybe some music
We encourage a low RF noise environment – please limit the use of generators
(especially after 6pm when the awards program will be held).
Sunday Morning – 10.30am – 12 midday
Brenton VK3YB – delivered by Chris VK3QB
WSPR – Building and operating the Ultimate3 qrp labs kit. A practical and interesting project. Great introduction to low power digital modes and studying propagation.
Auxiliary power in your car
Hang around camp – socialize, compare equipment, relax
Activate a nearby park, summit or beach
Feel welcome to camp over Sunday evening. We ask that you vacate Antennapalooza by 12midday on Monday 10th April.
Remember you are just 4 kms from Foster Town; IGA and Foodworks as well as a good Pizza, hamburger and fish n chips take-away on 5682 2743
Safety – your safety and welfare is important to us.
We request all attendees to complete and sign the Registration Sheet.
The Event Safety Officer will have responsibility to request unsafe or potentially dangerous activities or hazards to be addressed.
By attending the event you agree to this condition. Should you become aware of any hazards please alert the Safety Officer immediately (call in on 145.450 or phone 0429 187 593)
A basic first aid kit will be located at the camp kitchen.
For more information:
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Phone: 0429 187 593