Home  -->  Topics  -->  Going Portable

Topics


last update by ZL4NVW 2 days ago
last update by ZL4NVW 2 days ago
last update by ZL4NVW about 15 hours ago
last post by ZL2OZ 13 days ago
last update by ZL4NVW 2 days ago
last post by ZL4NVW about 12 hours ago
last post by ZL2TUD AKA ZL2XRF 4 months ago
last post by ZL2RMC 12 days ago
last update by ZL4NVW 6 months ago
last update by ZL4NVW 4 months ago
last post by ZL1THH 3 months ago
> ZL4NVW
last update by ZL4NVW 2 months ago
Notices of users intentions for portable backcountry operation. 

HOTA competitors watch this space!

Public topic open to all users.

Latest posts

ZL2RMC posted in Going Portable on 2020-09-20 17:41

Hi Guys. Im going bush portable with a year 10 College group this week.
Aiming to be on air Mole hut Monday night 21 September 7.45pm ish.
Unsure how the rest of the trip will play out in terms of hut activations, may be camping out. Possibly Tiraumea or Downie hut later in the week.
Otherwise we will catch you on the Net from Mataki lodge Thursday evening.
Cheers.
Rob

ZL4NVW posted in Going Portable on 2020-09-03 12:22

ZL4NVW going portable Ahuriri Conservation Park.

Thur 3rd September - Hideaway Hut
Fri 4th Sept - Maitland Hut
Sat 5th Sept - Top Hut (Ahuriri) - Maybe ...

On air from 7:45pm - 3.690MHz.  
60m (5.353) also possible by arrangement ...

Last 4 days freedom before back to work for the season.

ZL2ATH posted in Going Portable on 2020-08-25 09:09

Friday 28.08.20 and Saturday 29.08.20
Location: Mahoe hut, Orongorongo valley.
Frq: 3.690
Time around 8.00pm.
Saturday night is also Go QRP night.
Wynne ZL2ATH.

ZL4NVW posted in Going Portable on 2020-08-24 21:18

Tue 25th Aug. Horomaka Hut in Horomaka Rec Reserve on Horomaka Island.

ZL4NVW going packraft-portable to Horomaka Island (Banks Peninsula)

On air 
7.090 MHz 12:45pm, 1:15pm
3.690 MHz 1:00pm

Will also take 2m antenna and try a call on can725 and cch705





ZL2RMC posted in Going Portable on 2020-08-21 11:13

Hi Guys cancelling this weekend. Sunday is not looking very pleasant! 
Might still catch you on the air Saturday since Wynne is out and about. 

ZL2ATH posted in Going Portable on 2020-08-18 20:12

Saturday 22nd we will be overnighting in Lock Hut at approximate grid ref: 1766382 5433080, not far away for us, situated up behind Brookfield scout camp at the back of Moores valley, Wainuiomata.
3.690-ssb from 7.30-8.00 ish may also use  5.353-ssb
Wynne ZL2ATH

ZL2RMC posted in Going Portable on 2020-08-17 15:05

Planning a quick overnight this Saturday 22 August. Beebys Hut. 3.690 OA 7.30pm onwards.
CYOTA
Cheers
Rob
ZL2RMC

ZL4NVW posted in Going Portable on 2020-07-27 08:08

Quick winter trip into the Motutapu over the tops from Cardrona.

27/7/20 Fern Burn Hut
28/7/20 Roses Hut or Macetown

3.690MHz nightly from 7:45pm
17/7/20 Last night of my extended SI tramping tour. Overnighter to Spurs Hut above Fairlie.

On air from 7:45pm 3.690MHz

ZL4NVW updated in Going Portable on 2020-07-15 13:38

Plans changed due to closed access.

15/07/20 Manuka Hut 
16/07/20 Maybe Woolshed Crk Hut or Pinnacles

On air from 7:45pm

ZL4NVW updated in Going Portable on 2020-07-15 12:59

15/07/2020 Overnighter to Benmore Hut. On air from 7:45pm. 3.690MHz

Trip cancelled - access closed for farm management purposes

ZL2RMC posted in Going Portable on 2020-07-10 08:45

Weather is looking good this weekend. 
Will be portable Saturday 11/7 Richmond saddle hut. OTA 7.30pm onwards 3.690.
CYOA.
Cheers
Rob
Heading out with the kayak this weekend, Ill be portable Saturday evening (4/7) at Coldwater Hut OTA 8.00 onwards.

ZL4NVW updated in Going Portable on 2020-06-30 22:08

ZL4NVW goung portable.

Kahurangi 1/7/20 for 10 days. Where the whim takes me starting at Flora Saddle.  Ellis Hut or Flannagans Hut 1st night.

CYOA? 7:45pm nightly.

ZL4NVW posted in Going Portable on 2020-06-24 10:25

24/6-26/6 
Explorer hut, mikonui spur biv & healey creek hut. 

Will be on air qrp portable at 7:00pm (7:30pm net night).

Have been struggling to stay awake till later sched time thus far!
Headed over to the west coast for some winter tramping - and the radio's coming too.

19/6/2020 - Blowfly Hut (Cook/Haast CA). Overnighter from road
20/6/2020-23/6/2020 - Whataroa River to Ice Lake.  Nolans Hut, Lower/Upper Butler Huts. Stan's Hut.   Exact timing and details wx dependent.

On air 7:45-8:15 nightly.  3.690 (backup 3.585 or 7.090 if in use or QRN).

Of course the current front might dump footloads of snow and change everything.  Catch me on the net tomorrow to find out!




ZL2ATH posted in Going Portable on 2020-05-28 14:36

Saturday 30/05/20 @Mahoe hut, Orongorongo valley. For the GO QRP Night 3.690 SSB and 3.535 CW
Sunday 31/05/20 @Mahoe hut, Orongorongo valley - 8.00pm-ish on 3.690 SSB

ZL2ATH posted in Going Portable on 2020-05-14 21:23

15th and 16th May @ Mahoe Hut, Orongorongo valley 8.30pm 3.690
4 days 3 nights in the 'Taki's'.  14th, 15th & 16th May. On air 8pm-8:30. 3.690 if conditions permit. Camped at a few huts, so HOTA is back!

CYOA?
`