High Speed Telegraphy (HST)

High Speed Telegraphy events in 2013

For all of you, HST competitors, trainers, fans or just CW enthusiast here are the main HST event in 2013. Of course the most important is always the 11th HST World Championship, this year hosted by the BULGARIAN FEDERATION OF RADIO AMATEURS (BFRA). The venue is a beautiful mountain resort in Borovets about 60-km south from the capital Sofia. Preliminary, the terms of the championship are set for the last 10 days of September. The exact terms will be posted soon, together with all relevant information regarding the championship.

Prior to this event, there will be two other International competitions organized by SRS and BFRA.

The first one is the "HST World Cup" hosted by the SAVEZ RADIO-AMATERA SRBIJE (SRS) of Serbia, that will take place in a famous spa resort in Sokobanja located about 240- km SE from the capital Belgrade. The terms are set for 1-5 May. Complete information could be obtained from Dusan Ceha, YU1EA by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or GSM: +381 64 113 05 90

The second one is the 1st  Balkan HST Championship, hosted by the BULGARIAN FEDERATION OF RADIO AMATEURS (BFRA) that will take place in the city of Lovech located about 150 km NE from the capital Sofia. Terms are set for  May 31- June 2. Complete information could be obtained at the BFRA Homepage  or from Panayot Danev LZ1US.

I wish everyone successful competition and satisfaction

10th IARU HST World Championship, Beatenberg 2012

The 10th IARU HST World championship took place from 17-21 October in Beatenberg, Switzerland. More than 150 participants (97 competitors) from 20 countries attended the event. Excellent results were achieved, confirmed by five new world records, three in female and two in male categories:

  • Hanna Shavialenka, EW8NK at receiving mixed text 240 s/min
  • Hanna Shavialenka, EW8NK at transmitting figures  233 s/min
  • Teodora Getzova, LZ2CWW at RUFZ 252082 points
  • Stanislau Haurylenka, EW8-047 at RUFZ 269824 points
  • Iliya Getzov, LZ4UU at Morse runner 4798 points

The complete list of current HST world records can be found HERE

The complete results of the 10th World Championship can be found at www.hst2012.ch

The organizing Society USKA did an outstanding job and each member of the organizing committee deserves credit for this job well done. The next 11th IARU HST World championship will be held in Bulgaria in September 2013.

10th World HST Championships

HSTThe 10th IARU High Speed Telegraphy World Championship 2012 was held in Beatenberg Switzerland 17-20 October. About 150 amateurs from 20 countries attended the event. All about the championship can be found at the event's website at http://hst2012.ch/index.html

HST 2012 web is online

The official web page of the 10th IARU HST World championships is online. Please find all necessary info at: www.hst2012.ch

Calendar of HST competition in 2012

According to the unanimous decision of the HSTWG, confirmed by the EC of IARU-Region1, the Swiss radiamateur society USKA has been officially appointed as host for the next 10th IARU HST World Championship 2012. The venue of the championship is Beatenberg located about 60 km south-east of Bern and about 130 km south of Zurich. Terms of the event are 17-21 October. More details will be available soon....  

The World Championship will be preceded by the Open international HST championship "Europe's cup 2012". This is a traditional competiton and this year will be hosted by PZK. Dates and venue are: 22-26 August, Skierniewice,Poland.  For all necessary information and details regarding this event please contact Mr. Alfred Cwenar SP7HOR at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or + 48 691 712 522

It would be a good oportunity for checking the competition form, exchange of experience and fun.