High Speed Telegraphy (HST)

9th IARU HST World Championship

The IARU-R1 HSTWG and the host of the 9th IARU High Speed Telegraphy World Championship, the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) e.V. are pleased to invite  enthusiasts from all countries and continents to take part at this event. The Championship will take place in Bielefeld, Germany between October 19th and 23rd, 2011. Details on HST in general, the rules, the venue and much more is available on http://www.hst2011.de .

IARU-Societies and/or individuals that are interested in taking part are kindly requested to read Bulletin No. 1 that is published on the website and send in the Letter of Intent until May 31st, 2011. For additional questions or queries contacts the organizers on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Check the IARU Region 1 Photo Gallery for pictures from previous HST events.

7th IARU R1 HST Championship, Rawa Mazowiecka,Poland

The 7th IARU R1 HST Championship took place from 5-9 October in Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland. The event was organized by the Polish radioamateur union ( PZK ). The championship was very well organized and all members of the OC, together with the employees of the hotel Tatar deserve full recommendation for the outstanding job. Some outstanding results were made during the competition. Two (2) world records were achieved. The magic border of 300 figures/min for the ladies is now history. Hanna Shavialenka EW8NK from Belarus is a holder of the new world record in receiving figures. All results as well as the list of present World records is available on R1 web site.

By the unanimous decision of the HSTWG the host of the next 9th IARU HST World Championship is German amateur radio club DARC and the city of Bielefeld.

7th IARU Region1 HST Championship

According to the decision of the IARU Region 1 Executive Commitee on 18.04.2010 the 7th IARU-R1 HST Championship will take place from 5-9 October 2010 in Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland. The venue is located about 80 km south-west of the capital Warszawa and 25 km south-east from Skierniewice the closest bigger city in the area.

Detailed information can be found on the HST Championship page www.hst2010.pl

Calendar of HST competition in 2010

According to the unanimous decision of the HSTWG, confirmed by the EC of IARU-Region1, the Polish radiamateur society PZK has been officially nominated as host for the next IARU R1 HST Championship 2010. The championship will take place in the city of Skierniewice located about 50 km south-west of Warsaw and is tentatively scheduled for the beginning of October.  The exact dates will be determined shortly. More details will be available soon....  

Two major International competitions will precede the R1 Championship: