High Speed Telegraphy (HST)

Polish International HST Championship-Skierniewice 2009

The 1st Polish International HST Championship took place from 1-5 of July, 2009 in Skierniewice. Representatives from 5 IARU R1 member society attend the championship: Poland (PZK), Romania (FRR), Belarus (BFRR), Ukraine (UARL) and Lithuania (LRMD). Total number of competitors were 48.

An outstanding results were made during the competition and as a result of that 5(five) new world records were set . The list of HST world record has been updated and can be found under HST section. The championship was complete success and it was perfect opportunity for final check before the main event this year the IARU HST World Championship that will take place in Obzor, Bulgaria from 11-15 September, 2009.

For more information regarding this event please check the web of the Championship at www.hst2009.eu

2009 HST events

IARU R1 member society PZK will be a host of the International HST Championship "Europe's cup" that will take place from 1-5 July in Skierniewice,Poland. It would be a good oportunity for all participants to make their final check before the World championship in September. For detailed information regarding this event please contact:

Donata Gierczycka - PZK HSTWG representative:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alfred Cwenar President of OC:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The most important event in 2009 will be the 8th High Speed Telegraphy (HST) World championship that will take place  from 11-15 September  in Obzor, Bulgaria. More information on the official championship site.  

HST Terms of Reference

The HST Working Group is an advisory body within the regional IARU structure. Each society within Region 1 can appoint its representative. He or she can act in full power only if the society completely fulfils the financial obligation to Region 1.

  • Aims and activities to:
  • exchange information related to HST
  • develop HST materials and answer question from other IARU bodies
  • provide HST advice and help to Region 1 member societies
  • submit HST advises, proposals and recommendations to the Executive Committee
  • participate in the organisation of IARU HST events
  • undertake HST activities on behalf of IARU Region 1
  • prepare HST rules

a. To give recommendation to the EC and GC for final approve of the rules
b. To approve changes in the "APPENDIX" of the rules between the conferences and EC meetings

HST Working Group assists the IARU member societies in HST activities, organises the IARU international events and championships, supports sport and technical progress in HST, prepares bulletins and educational material.

HST Working Group cooperates with the similar bodies in IARU Region 2 and Region 3.

Click here for a list of IARU Region 1 HST working Group members

For more Information contact IARU Region 1 HST Chairman