Ipswich & District Radio Club – VK4WIP

Harry Angel Memorial 80M Sprint 7th May 2022


Harry Angel

Harry Angel Memorial 80m Sprint

Contest Manager

Dr. Kevin Johnston VK4UH & Charlie Strong VK4YZ
Harry Angel Sprint Manager
c/- Redcliffe and District Radio Club
PO Box 20, Woody Point. Qld 4019

Contest Introduction

Saturday May 7th 2022 – 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 becoming a Silent Key was the oldest licensed amateur in Australia.

The duration of the contest is 106 minutes one minute for each year of Harry’s life.

The “HA” is held on or around the first Saturday in May each year and is open to all grades of licence holder. This contest is structured to suit both seasoned contesters and operators new to contesting.

There is also a section for Short Wave listeners to enter

Place winners in the Harry Angel Contest are eligible to claim points for the WIA Contest Champion (Peter Brown) Trophy.

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.

SWLs may claim points for each station copied in any mode.

The contest is open to all listeners and amateurs licensed to use 80m, including individual operators and stations representing radio clubs and societies