Thursday, 27 June 2013

CRARC SOTA Presentation and VK1 SOTA Shack Sloth Award

Met up with fellow VK1 SOTA activators Al, VK1RX, Andrew, VK1NAM and Andrew VK1DA/2UH for dinner at Manuka, where we discussed many SOTA things.

After dinner went to the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club (CRARC) meeting in Red Hill for a presentation of SOTA operating by Andrew, VK1NAM. Took my SOTA gear along as part of a display during the talk to show what equipment is used. Generated interest from club members.

At the end of the talk Andrew surprised me with a presentation of a VK1 Shack Sloth Award!

A close up of the award at home

A happy looking Shack Sloth :)

Ordered the official one from the SOTA shop online, probably take a few weeks to arrive via the post from the UK.

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