© 2017-2019 by Susan Southcott - VK5AYL

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My Support & Contact email addresses have now changed due to some user emails not getting through.

Welcome to my blog about the Parks & Peaks iPhone app and its development.

Parks & Peaks is an Australian website that collects data from Amateur Radio operators who get out of their shacks and operate their radios portable in parks or on peaks.  It also collects data from those who Spot them.  

There are a number of very enjoyable portable activity programs which operators can become involved in including Summits on the Air (SOTA), the Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award (KRMNPA), the VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award (SANPCPA), World Wide Flora and Fauna in amateur radio (WWFF) and Shires.

After 30 years as an Analyst/Programmer working on many types of business applications, I decided to develop an app, it was the next big thing!  Parks & Peaks were looking for someone to develop an iPhone app so here it is and its free to download from the App Store!

October 3, 2019

Version 2 fires Spot notifications when the app is open.  These will display detail about the Spot at the top of the screen, ie Activator's callsign, site, frequency and mode.  For WWFF, you get the Kookaburra sound, for SOTA you get the goat sound, this is the standar...

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V2 with Logging is now

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  About Me  

I've had my Amateur Radio license since 1978.

I’ve been a software developer for over 30 years and recently retired. I wanted to learn how to write an app. When I found out Parks & Peaks were looking for someone to write an iPhone app, I jumped at the chance.

Privacy note

In the interest of privacy, please note that the example screenshots of Spots, Alerts and Logs contain callsigns and first names, which is unavoidable.  If you see your callsign on a screenshot and would like it removed, please send me a message through the contact page.

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