Harry Angel Memorial 80m Sprint
Dr. Kevin Johnston VK4UH
Harry Angel Sprint Manager
c/- Redcliffe and District Radio Club
PO Box 20, Woody Point. Qld 4019
Saturday May 4th 2013 - 10:00 -11:46 UTC
The Harry Angel Sprint is an annual 80m contest event, first established in 1999, to commemorate the life of Harry Angel VK4HA who at the time of his death, at the age of 106, was the oldest licensed amateur in Australia.
The length of the contest is 106 minutes in commemoration of Harry's age.
The "HA" is open to all grades of licence holder and is particularly suited to operators new to contesting.
Entrants will note a few minor changes to the rules from previous years.
Aim Of The Contest
The aim of the competition is to make as many contacts as possible in the allotted time. Each station may be worked on one occasion only per mode.
The contest is open to all amateurs licensed to use 80m. including "single" individual operators or to "single" operators on behalf of a licensed club or society.
This Years Winners
Winning entries in this years contest will be published after the event on:-
This WIA Contest website
The website of the Redcliffe and Districts Radio club Inc.
And in the contest column of Amateur Radio Magazine
Previous Years Winners
Top scorers 2012
The Harry Angel Memorial Sprint is usually held on or about the first Saturday in May each year
Upcoming Contest Date & Time
The 2013 Sprint will be held on
Saturday May 4th 2013
10:00 UTC - 11:46 UTC
Provisonal dates for 2014 Saturday 3rd May 2014
There will be three sections, PHONE, CW and MIXED. Entries may only be made in one section.
CW 3500 - 3535 kHz. Phone 3535 - 3665 kHz
RS(T) and serial number commencing at 001
2 points per CW QSO
1 Point per Phone QSO
Submitting Your Log
Logs may be submitted electronically via e-mail, the preferred method, or by post (Postal entries must be legible and preferably printed in the VKCL format).
Entries must be received by last post on Monday 20th May 2013
Electronic submission to:-
Postal submissions to:-
Harry Angel Sprint manager
Redcliffe and District Radio Club
PO Box 20, Woody Point. Qld 4019
All entries, both electronic and postal, should include an e-mail address for confirmation of successful receipt of logs.
The Managers would welcome a short note with entries indicating some brief details of the station and antennas used and also comments regarding operating conditions found during the contest
Harry Angel Sprint Contest 2013
The closing date for entries is (Last Post) Monday 20 May
To date the following logs have been received by the following stations:-
VK2: CTN FAJA FJGW FXXX DAG IG JI KJJ RQ TQ TTP YK
VK3: ACT GRK HEN III JI MEG NCC VCL VWW UA
VK4: ATH CCV CQR DGS EU FAAB FDHS HA HQ ION KLC KRX/5 KUS MAX MHA MRB NP PBR PL QH SN TAA TJF WM WR XY YZ
VK5: LJ TE UE
vk7: AD BO CW LTD NET VH
If your call is not here then I have no log for your entry. Postal votes are not included at this stage
Kevin VK4UH HA Manager 13.5.13
Results for the 2013 HA will be first announced on the WIA Sunday Morning Brodcast
Certificates for the top three entries in each section will be posted out within four weeks of the closing date for receipt of entries.
For simplicity only the callsigns of the certificate winners each year will be published. Entrants using "HA" scores for in-house or interclub competitions are requested to retain a separate log for those purposes.
VK Contest logger (VKCL) is the recommended computer logging software.
The Harry Angel Sprint 2013 is being managed on behalf of the Redcliffe and Districts Radio Club and the WIA by Managers Kevin Johnston VK4UH and Charlie Strong VK4YZ.
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