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VK5WIA HQ Station in IARU Contest

Christopher Platt (VK5CP) on July 8, 2011
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Wireless Institute of Australia Head Quarters station to participate in IARU Contest.

The Wireless Institute of Australia (the world's oldest Amateur Radio Society) is pleased to advise that its Head Quarters Station will operate from a location near Mannum in South Australia, during this weekends Contest.

The IARU contest runs from 1200 UTC Saturday 9 July 2011 to 1200 UTC Sunday 10 July 2011.

The station VK5WIA will be operated by WIA Directors Chris VK5CP together with members of the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group in Adelaide.

Primary bands will be 80-10M on SSB We will use Icom radios, an Alpha amplifier, a SteppIR vertical on 80-40 and an Andy Coman HB35C yagi on 20-15-10M.

We look forward to contacting as many other IARU societies and amateurs as possible during the contest. Rules mat be found at championship

73 and good luck in the IARU contest

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