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Want Zero Noise Floor on Your Ham Radio? Try This! Worldwide Flora and Fauna (WWFF)

WWFF or World Wide Flora and Fauna in Amateur Radio, is encouraging to leave your shack and go outside portable operating in Protected Flora and Fauna areas all over the world.

Paul VK5PAS gives a presentation on many aspects of the program such as who can take part, why get involved, rules, gear required + more.

Paul became a ham in 2010 and quickly became the VK/ZL coordinator for World Wide Flora and Fauna and activate many parks with partner Marija VK5MAZ. Paul recently retired from the police fire after 40 years and you can certainly tell he is now retired! Paul is a keen DXer and is also a card checker for CQ Awards and DXCC ARRL awards

This presentation was recorded at the Tassie Ham Conference 2022 👉

🎥 Watch more recent videos here:

0:00 What is Worldwide Flora and Fauna?
1:50 Activators, Hunters and SWL
2:56 The VKFF Program
4:58 Why get involved?
7:14 Awards and certificates
7:30 Other programs
8:55 Rules of the program
10:05 How many QSO’s?
10:52 What does "73" and "44" mean?
11:20 How does WWFF work?
13:02 What gear do I need?
14:40 Guarantee contacts on an activation
16:31 Operating skills for Activators
17:48 Special events
18:20 Promote the hobby!
20:00 A funny story
21:16 Q&A

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