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Fox Hunting

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Regular monthly hunts

In Melbourne regular hunts are held on the two metre amateur band - these are held on the third Friday of the month - including January. The December hunt is usually held on the second Friday.

More information on foxhunting may be found on the Victorian ARDF Group's web site at www.ardf.org.au This web give details of the fox calculator, used to determine who is fox next, and the cumulative scores.

 
Melbourne fox hunting list

An e-mail list operates for fox hunters in Melbourne giving details of next event, results and other interesting items. To subscribe go to the list's website and click on "Subscribe".

Australian fox hunting championships Queen's Birthday weekend Mount Gambier – These championships are held in conjunction with the annual South East Radio Group's Convention. And can be a lot of fun for those who want try their skills against some of the best around. Hunts are held on a number of bands including 80M, 10M, 6M, 2M, 70CM and 23CM.  The infamous night hunt always produces some stories for the participants to talk about  for years to come.  This hunt has legs on at least four bands and sees a strange array of vehicle setups with some teams managing to get antennas for all bands mounted at the one time! Click here for the SERG site

SERG 2015 convention program pdf click here

 

Victorian fox hunting championships

These are held in the period before the Mount Gambier Australian Championships  around the April to May period each year. A team is selected at the  end of the event to run next year's championships. A complete day of hunting is undertaken with events on a number of bands usally including 80M, 10M, 6M, 2M, 70CM and 23CM. An evening meal is usually provided and this is followed by a multi-leg multi-band night hunt. Supper and a announcing of results follow.

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2015 – May 16th 

Run by the VK3FOX team and won by  VK3OW team, other competing teams were  VK3CI, VK3MZ/MD, VK3FAST & VK3BLN Click here for results 

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2014 – May 3rd 

Run by the VK3OW team and won by   VK3FAST team, other competing teams were  VK3XJM, VK3CI, VK3FOX, & VK3BLN

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2013 – May 4th 

Run by the VK3MZ/VR/HRL team and won by  VK3FAST team, other competing teams were  VK3TXO, VK3CI, VK3FOX, VK3OW & VK3BLN Click here for results 

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2012 – May 12th 

Run by the VK3FAST team, won by VK3CI .   VK3MZ/VR/HRL, VK3TXO, VK3FOX, VK3OW & VK3BLN Teams participated

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2011 – May 7th 

Run by the VK3BLN team and won by VK3FAST, other competing teams were  VK3YQN, VK3TXO, VK3MD 

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2010 – April 17th 

Run by the Josh of the VK3TXO team and won by VK3MZ/VR/HRL & Glenn team, other competing teams were  VK3YQN, VK3FAST, VK3BLI & VK3BLN Click here for results 

Results of the Victorian fox hunting championships 2009 – May 16th 

Run by the VK3FOX team and won by VK3YQN other competing teams were  VK3OW & VK3BLN Click here for results and photos

Victorian fox hunting championships 2008 – May 10th

Run by the VK3HRL/MZ/TVB/VR team and won by VK3YQN other competing teams were VK3YDF, VK3OW, VK3BLN/ VK3TXO and VK3VT

Victorian fox hunting championships 2007 – June 2nd

Run by the VK3YDF team. VK3BLN &  VK3MZ/VR/TVB/JMD  were joint winners with   VK3OW second and VK3YQN in third.

Victorian fox hunting championships 2006 – May 6th

These were run – by the VK3YQN team and won by the VK3YDF team. Click here for a full report.

Victorian fox hunting championships 2005 – April 30th

These were run – by the VK3BLN team and won by the VK3YQN team.

Victorian fox hunting championships 2004 – April 24th  

These have been run – by Mark VK3JMD and his team and won – Adam VK3YDF and team took out the title this year. 

Victorian fox hunting championships 2003 – April 12th  

These have been run – by Ewen VK3OW  and his team and won – Mark VK3JMD and team took out the title this year. Read a report from one team 

Victorian fox hunting championships 2002 – May 11th

In 2002 the championships were run by the VK3YQN team in the area around Pakenham south east of Melbourne. VK3YDF team won the event.: VK3VT Report and Results
 


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