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.

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