Parks N Peaks field days

The PARG held its first Parks n Peaks field day at the end of last year, with members achieving numerous contacts. Following this successful day and positive feedback we now hold Two-Hour Field Days about every six weeks.

There are many parks and recreational areas to choose from and loads of information, on the Parks N Peaks website.

The following dates are proposed for the rest of 2021 (usually at 1400 - 1600 WA time):
Sunday 07 February
Sunday 14 March (JMMFD is the following weekend)
Saturday 24 April
Possibly Saturday 7 May
Sunday 06 June
Saturday 24 July
Sunday 4 Sep
Saturday 17 October (1200 - 1400 WA time)
Saturday or Sunday 27 & 28 November to coincide with the VKFF Activation Weekend.

Check back regularly to confirm the dates.

Some useful frequencies for VKFF and SOTA portable operations:

VKFF & SOTA: 

160m:  CW: 1844, 1832, 1808

80m:  SSB:  3600, 3610, 3644.  CW:  3532, 3535, 3528

40m:  SSB:  7144.  CW: 7032, 7035, 7028

30m:  SSB: 10125?  CW: 10116, 10118

20m:  SSB: 14315, 14244, 14344  CW: 14062, 14065, 14058

17m:  SSB: 18144?  CW: 18092, 18095, 18085

15m:  SSB: 21310, 21344.  CW: 21062, 21065, 21058

12m:  SSB: 24944?  CW: 24900, 21903, 24908

10m:  SSB: 28444?  CW: 28032, 28035, 28058


Beacons to check conditions:

Amateur Band Frequencies & NCDXF/IARU International Beacon Network

Each beacon transmits every three minutes, cycle starting on the hour. 

USB - tune 700Hz lower.

201229 NCDXF:IARU International Beacon Network Time Slots.jpeg

VK2WI 3.699 VK2RSY 28.2615 VK4 28.2058 beacon North of Brisbane