Save Money Today...My Wife's Pre Xmas Special
My wife came home yesterday and told me with much excitement "guess what?? It's only 9 Saturdays until Christmas"....
Created: 18 Oct 2013 19:39
Travel, trailer repairs, weather detours, strong winds and ...
Well we are now sitting in Adelaide awaiting repairs to our landcruiser so I may as well update the travel blog.
We have left Alice Springs and proceeded to Uluru and Kings ...
Created: 01 Oct 2013 19:29
What I do NOT like about camping!
I now realise that there were certain things that I did NOT enjoy about camping - before I got my Earthcruiser!
In particular I did not enjoy the effort required to set up ...
Created: 15 Sep 2013 10:54
How we became heroes!
Suddenly we saw a fire in the grass beside the road. It was about 1m x 1m when we pulled up, but we could see it was going to spread quickly....
Created: 10 Sep 2013 20:51
Cape York 25 Years Ago.....feels like yesterday
Just cleaning out some boxes from the office and stumbled upon a box of memories....thought I would share!!
Created: 08 Sep 2013 16:51
New low cost Selcall option for older (non-selcall equipped) ...
Outside VKS-737 base station regular voice schedule times our bases automatically scan a number of frequencies, listening only for selcalls....
Created: 25 May 2013 14:53
Simpson Desert and Batten Hill Trip, 2007- Part 6 Exploring ...
Now it was time to literally move on and enjoy the next stage of the trip with Kevin and Megan. We had a good run out from Batten Hill and along the Plenty Highway towards ...
Created: 28 Apr 2013 14:54
Earthcruiser 28 is conceived!
We have made the monumental descision to buy an Earthcruiser! (Www.earthcruiser.com.au)
We have been thinking about this for some time and have decided that this is ...
Created: 10 Dec 2012 18:22
How to go from a Million stars to 2!
Copeton Dam - a fantastic spot for people like us who love secluded bush camping and birdwatching. The nights were crisp and clear and filled with the silence of a million ...
Created: 16 Oct 2012 20:26
VKS-737 Services for Satphone users
Since 1993 the VKS-737 Radio Network has been providing a wide range of support services to remote area travellers equipped with High Frequency (HF) radios,...
Created: 12 Oct 2012 11:15
Straight out of the factory 1
I had an issue with the new caravan that I had bought. It seemed to be lower on one side. I thought it was the concrete slab that I was parked on....
Created: 28 Sep 2012 17:42
Campfire heart attack!
There we were sitting at the camp fire. I had just pulled the spuds out of the ashes and dressed them with coleslaw and grated cheese....
Created: 31 Jul 2012 21:54
Flying Doctor Outback Trek - Proudly Supporting the RFDS
When you travel in the bush it's the Flying Doctor who will be there to help if you get sick or have a mishap. With bases all over Australia the Doctor is never far away from ...
Created: 31 Jul 2012 11:46
HTG Will Be At Beef Australia 2012
Member: High Tech Generators
High Tech Generators will be pre releasing its range of petrol generators at the world renowned beef exposition, known this year as Beef Australia 2012....
Created: 04 May 2012 21:07
LIFE in ‘our’ 1960s
____"Yep! That was the Green Gate,” he said, gazing to point SE towards the tree lined creek, “down there, over next to where the store … it burned down you know?!...
Created: 20 Dec 2011 18:56
WHEELS - Unfortunate Circumstances
This was due to speed. I know 'cause I was the driver. Lovely wet, water covered red soill: the recommended speed was 30kmh, so in I go at 30kmh....
Created: 10 Jul 2011 15:55
WHEELS - Outback Abandoned Cars 1 (nee ....Vehicles 1)
Created: 02 Jul 2011 00:19
IMPORTANT!! When travelling with pets or kids in WA.
I am writing this blog in the hope that it prevents at least one fellow traveller suffering the same heart ache that my wife and i have just gone through....
Created: 18 Jun 2011 13:36
Never Under Estimate the Power Of Mother Nature
Member: High Tech Generators
The flood events in Queensland reached a level at Toowoomba yesterday which few, or if any of us have ever witnessed. Last count 10 deaths and still 80 + people unaccounted for....
Created: 11 Jan 2011 17:12
VKS-737 Radio Network now on Facebook
The VKS-737 Radio Network now has another way for you to keep up to date with all the news and announcements. Join us on Facebook at Site Link.
Created: 19 Oct 2010 12:27
VKS-737 & RFDS Base Station Map
The VKS-737 Radio Network has published a new map showing the location of VKS-737 and RFDS Base Stations around Australia.
The map can be found at: [url=http://www.vks737.on....
Created: 19 Oct 2010 12:05
Do I dare travel in remote regions, or am I jinxed?
Do you ever get the feeling things never go right?
I have had several years of 4wd day trips from Canberra into the Brindabella ranges without any untoward events (except the ...
Created: 07 Oct 2010 22:56
Changes to RFDS HF Operations in Qld & WA
The VKS-737 Radio Network has issued a Media Release on its website Site Link giving details of changes to RFDS HF Operations in Qld & WA....
Created: 22 Sep 2010 10:08
The Human Conductor - Electric Shock and Electrocution
The following is a reply to a thread that I wrote in July 2010 in regards to some common misconceptions about the dangers of electricity....
Created: 08 Aug 2010 01:52
A disasterous weekend and the importance of simple spares ...
We decided to go to Bendethera Valley in the Deua National Park for the Anzac Day long weekend, a beautiful place to spend a few days and about 100 kilometers south of ...
Created: 27 Apr 2010 20:14