Activating

There are lots of tools and resources for planning and reporting your activation. The Following is a sample of useful resources. Are you aware of another tool or resource for activators? Please contact Matt to add it to the list.

 

Name:Medium:Source:Description:
Official SOTA SiteWebSOTA UKGateway to all official SOTA resources
Rules & GuidelinesPDFSOTA UKGeneral Rules & Guidelines for SOTA
WØC Association Reference Manual (ARM)PDFWØ Assoc.Mgr.Defines all summits and rules for the WØC Association
SOTA Activator GuidelinesPDFSOTA UKThe rules summarized on one page :)
SOTAwatch: AlertsWebSOTA UKCreate activation alerts for the world to see (You have to sign-up for a free account)
NA SOTA (Yahoo Group)Web3rd party: YahooThe NA-SOTA Group on Yahoo is a great place to meet fellow Chasers/Activators, announce activations and share experiences. You have to submit a 'join' request before getting access
Results & Summits DatabaseWebSOTA UKSubmit activation logs, search for summits, view results etc.
SOTA Mapping ProjectWebSOTA UKGoogle map overlay. Allows to search for SOTA summits based on Assoc./Region, grid locator etc.
How to Activate a SOTA PeakPDF3rd party: Guy/N7UNGuy/N7UN’s helpful 4-page summary of the steps involved from planning, posting an activation Alert, conducting the activation itself and post-activation activities.
WØC SummitsWebWØ Assoc.Mgr.Find a summit in WØC
SMS GatewayPhoneSOTA UK: AndySMS gateway for selfspotting. You have to register with Andy: mm0fmf_sota (at) intermoose dot com

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