Mt Tabletop, vk3/ve-028, 26th April 2014

The long weekend allowed me enough time to head out for a SOTA activation.
Mt Tabletop is a 4 hour return walk from the JB Plain car park on the Great Alpine Road.

Whilst the views to the east are ok the escarpment is worth the walk.

With the ever increasing number of CW chasers I decided to start on the higher bands and work down.
I was called on 20 by a US and a Finish station but conditions were against us but I did work Rhett vk3ghz and nothing on 30mx this time. After that it was down to 40, here I managed 6 contacts include three S2S, vk3cat, vk2io and vk3wam Once 40 quieten down I gave 20mx one more try and pick up a different Finish station.

On the way home I saw Wayne vk3wam had spotted from Mt Hotham so I stopped on the side of the road, thru the antenna out the passenger window and we exchange 599 reports.
I discovered when I returned home that I was on the wrong frequency on 30mx which would have made it hard for the chasers to find me.

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