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Foundation licensee twice recognised for achievements

Date : 27 / 06 / 2016
Author : Jim Linton - VK3PC

A radio amateur has qualified for a Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award ultimate - all 45 VK3 National Parks worked.

Adrian Addison VK5FANA has qualified for the Merit Hunter Award, with his plaque and certificate in the post.

Award Manager, Tony Hambling VK3XV, described it as outstanding effort, having begun in December 2014 with Julie VK3FOWL in the Coopracambra National Park in Eastern Victoria.
The final contact in April was with Rob VK4AAC portable 3 in the Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park in Victoria's north-east.

Rob VK4AAC is caravanning around Australia with his XYL and a keen park activator. Adrian VK5FANA was given the WIA Presidents Commendation at the Norfolk Island AGM for his wholehearted participation in the ANZAC Centenary Award, completing contacts with ANZAC stations across all States and Territories, and ZL100ANZAC.


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