Other SOTA sites: SOTAwatch | SOTA Home | Database | Video | Photos | Shop | Mapping | FAQs | Facebook | Contact SOTA

Route plan card


#1

Here is an example of my planning for activation

http://sral.fi/oh7bf/f5vgl_station/SOTAroute.txt

I made it in purpose as simple ascii text file, which anybody can adapt easily for his/her needs or make more fancy pdf or other file from it. After editing with simple text editor for example in palm PC, it is good idea to print two copies and leave the second copy to XYL or somebody else. Though the file looks very simple, it takes normally 2 - 3 hours to prepare it. The UTM coordinates can be measured with a ruler from the map. The compass bearing is from the previous waypoint in the list. If the map does not give name to the location, I use the altitude instead. For the timing conservative estimate is to round up to next hour.

73, Jaakko OH7BF/F5VGL