Announcing The 2024 Fall Sprints


The Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club is proud to sponsor the dates and times for the upcoming 2024 Fall Sprints!


2.0 Contest Time and Date:

50 MHz: 1800 UTC to 2200 UTC time on Saturday, August 10, 2024
144 MHz: 7 PM to 11 PM local time on Monday, September 9, 2024
222 MHz: 7 PM to 11 PM local time on Tuesday, September 17, 2024
432 MHz: 7 PM to 11 PM local time on Wednesday, September 25, 2024
902 MHz and up: 8 AM to 2 PM local time on Saturday, October 5, 2024


Please note the changes for this year’s running of the Fall VHF Sprints:

  • The 50 MHz sprint will be held on Saturday afternoon from 1800 to 2200 UTC

We hope this change will increase participation and take advantage of the current solar cycle improved propagation possibilities.


  • Stations will be classified as either Single Op HP, Single Op LP or Rover

By expanding the award categories, we hope to encourage more participants to post their scores and be recognized for their station and operating capabilities.


The rules can be found here: 2024 Fall Sprint Rules

A printable announcement here: 2024 Fall Sprint Announcement

For questions or comments please contact the committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


We hope all of you enjoy the activity and have fun in the Sprints!


Thank you,

The Pack Rats Fall Sprints Committee:

Phil Miguelez WA3NUF, Allen Oldfield W9KXI, Jim Antonacci WA3EHD, & Bill Schaffer WS3O