How to become a member of HSC

How to join HSC:

  • Listen on the HSC frequencies 25 kHz from the lower band edges (3570 kHz additionally) and contact as many HSC members as possibile.
  • Use telegraphy speed of 25 wpm or higher and show your ability to read and key this speed perfectly.
  • Use your best operating technique, if possible "bk" (QSK).
  • Be courteous and fair, always observe the laws of Amateur Radio and the unwritten laws of ham spirit.
  • After a few contacts ask the member to send you his recommendation for HSC membership.
  • Only two-way CW contacts for at least 30 minutes will be accepted for a test QSO.
  • These QSOs must last at least 30 minutes under the conditions shown above.

HSC memberhsip certificate

The recommendations from five different HSC members must contain begin and end-time of the QSO as well as CW speed. These recommendations don't expire. Use of a decoder or keyboard during the sponsor QSOs is not permitted.

The sponsor QSLs can be replaced by an email, originated by the sponsor and specifically addressed to the HSC candidate. This email must contain - apart from a formal note of recommendation - all the information required to be part of a regular sponsor-QSL (see above).

Update! The application (PDF) for the award may be downloaded here. Please fill in and mail, together with the supporting documents, to the attention of the secretary HSC, see Legal notice.

Please enclose EUR 5 to cover our expenses. There is no further payment for lifelong membership. Effective January 2024 the fee is EUR 10.

All membership applications will be announcend on this website. If no reasoned objections raised within 8 weeks the HSC secretary issues the membership award to the applicant. Otherwise the HSC comittee makes a decision. The comittee's decision is final.

CallsignSponsorsObjections untilStatus
DL1HR DK4LX, DF1ZA, DK1WI, DL2LE, DK4ANMay 4th, 2023member
DK4EZ DL1YGH, DM2DZM, DJ6IH, DF4HI, DK4LXMarch 22nd, 2023member
DF2OF DF4TS, DL6LBI, DK4LX, DJ6ZM, DL4FDMMarch 16th, 2023member
DK1QQ DK4LX, DJ9TQ, DL9DBI, DF4TS, DJ6IHJanuary 7th, 2023member
IUØPJJ IZ8VKW, I8QFK, IK1QAD, IKØNOJ, IZ2FMENovember 15th, 2022member
IK7UKF I8QFK, IZ8VKW, IU1MRY, IUØHMB, IKØIXINovember 5th, 2022member
F6HDH F6HKS, F6EEZ, F6AUZ, F5PXP, F5ROBSeptember 6th, 2022member
IZ3GHP DL3AZ, DF9ZV, IZ2QIL, DL4FO, DL9DBIJune 11th, 2022member
DL6FA DL4IA, DK8LG, DJ6ZM, DL9ABM, DK8IT, DL9ZOG, DL1YGHJune 8th, 2022member
DD2NU DL2LE, DL9DBI, DL1YGH, DL4IA, DL9ABMMay 20th, 2022member
DK5KK DJ4GX, DL5DBY, DK1NO, DL3XO, DL1BUGApril 20th, 2022member
IU1MRY IK1QAD, IUØHMB, IZ8VKW, I8QFK, I1QIIJanuary 7th, 2022member
DJ1RP DK4LX, DJ4GX, DL1CW, DJ6ZM, DL2LEJanuary 3rd, 2022member
HK3CQ RU3DM, DL1DTL, DJ4GX, DJ6ZM, F5NTZDecember 25th, 2021member
PA3HEN OK1RR, PG4I, PA7RA, S58MU, PAØINAOctober 12th, 2021member
DF7TV DL1OP, DK4LX, NN7CW, OZ2A, OE5FIN, DK5KEJuly 29th, 2021member
DJ3KU DJ1YFK, DL1YGH, DL2LE, DF5DW, DF4TSJune 11th, 2021member
F5OUX F5AUZ, F5ROB, F6EEZ, IZ2MGN, F6FLFMay 19th, 2021member
DJ9AO DJ1YFK, DL9ABM, DL4FDM, DL1BUG, DL3TCMay 3rd, 2021member
DM1AA DL9ABM, DL7GEM, DF9ZV, DL1YGH, DF1ZAApril 15th, 2021member
OH5LLR DL1RTD, OK1IF, DK1QG, DJ6UX, HA3HKApril 13th, 2021member
DL6MKA DL3GLO, DL6MLA, DJ6ZM, DF6YT, DL2LEApril 4th, 2021member
DJ4WG DL8CO, DK1WI, SQ6JAN, DL4CF, DJ6ZMMarch 4th, 2021member
PA3CW DJ6ZM, PA5XM, PA3BYW, SP3LOZ, OZ2A, DK4LXMarch 4th, 2021member
IK1WNO DL1BUG, F8DGY, DF4XX, IZ2FME, DL5DBYNovember 30th, 2020member
G4RMVG4BSW, DK1WI, DJ6ZM, IKØYVV, DL4CFAugust 1st, 2020member
IK5VLLDK4LX, IKØXCB, I1GIS, I6MAT, DK8LGJuly 3rd, 2020member
GW4OKTGD4EIP, GW4MVA, LB2TB, G4BSW, DK7LXJune 20th, 2020member
DJ8GEDL3ZI, DL5YCI, DL9DBI, IK2RMZ, OZ1JHMJune 5th, 2020member
IZ8VKWIKØIXI, IZ2MGN, IUØHMB, I8QFK, DL1CW, DL8SBXMarch 15th, 2020member
DF1ZADL7GEM, DM2DZM, DF4TS, DL3ZI, DK4LXJanuary 7th, 2020member
DD5XXG4BSW, I6MAT, DJ6IH, DL8CO, OE5FINDecember 2nd, 2019member
IUØHMBIKØIXI, IKØXCB, I2QIL, I7ALE, I8QFKSeptember 15th, 2019member
EA1ARWDJ1YFK, DJ6ZM, DK1WI, DL3GLO, DF4XXJuly 17th, 2019member
OZ8XOZ2A, OZ8SW, DJ6ZM, OZ1JHM, OZ4UNMay 15th, 2019member
IZ2FMEIKØXCB, DK1WI, OK1RR, I2CZQ, I2QILMarch 17th, 2019member
DL2KIDM2DZM, DK1DU, DK2DO, DL6LBI, DL4IAMarch 4th, 2019member
IZ8NXGI6MAT, I2CZQ, I1YRL, I2QIL, IN3EBZMarch 4th, 2019member
DL5IAHDK1WU, DM2DZM, DJ6ZM, DL9FC, DL1ODJanuary 23rd, 2019member
IZ2MGNDM2DZM, OZ1JHM, DL4CF, DL3GL, DK1WI, DK4LXJanuary 18th, 2019member
I8QFKI1GIS, I2CZQ, I1QII, DK1DU, IT9ULN, DK4LXJanuary 6th, 2019member
F5NTZDF4TS, F5VV, DK1WI, I2QIL, DM2DZMNovember 5th, 2018member
DL3GLODJ5AA, DM2DZM, DL4IA, DL7UGN, DL2WOAugust 8th, 2018member
DJ9BMDM2DZM, DL4CF, DK1WI, DK2DO, DJ7JEMay 18th, 2018member
GØPNMOZ4UN, DL2IAD, ISØAFM, DK1WI, G4BSWMay 8th, 2018member
MMØTWXDL1AH, DK1WI, DK9HE, DF1PY, DF7PXFebruary 16th, 2018member
F5ROBF6EEZ, F6HKS, F8GNV, F6FLF, F5VV, F5AUZJanuary 19th, 2018member
F6EEQF5AUZ, F8GNV, F6GWL, PA3BYW, F5VVJanuary, 19th, 2018member
SQ6SECSQ6JAN, SP7VV, SP3LPR, SP2GBL, SP3CWJuly, 17th, 2017member
DL5DBYDK1WI, DL8CO, DF9ZV, DF5DW, DL3AZApril 26th, 2017member
G4BSWDF4XX, OZ4UN, DL3ZI, DJ3TU, DK1WUApril 20th, 2017member
DL2YAKOE5WLL, DK1OU, SE2I, DL5YCI, DK1QGMarch 25th, 2017member
OE6FEGDK1WU, OE6FYG, HB9AXL, OE6RDD, DK2FGMarch 24th, 2017member
JA1GZVIK8TEO, RM2D, S59AA, VK5EEE, SM4OTIMarch 10th, 2017member
DL9DBIDK1WI, DL6KBH, DL5YCI, DJ6PC, DL7UGNFebruary 8th, 2017member
SP7VVSP2GBL, SP9DBA, SP3LPR, SP3CW, SQ6JANFebruary 8th, 2017member
DJ4XDDK3IR, DL9ABM, DL3ZI, DL5YCI, DK2FGSeptember 26th, 2016member
IZ8YUBIT9LWP, HB9FIR, I6MAT, IKØIXI, IKØYGJ, IK3HZSAugust 25th, 2016member
F8DGYF6FLF, F8GNV, RA1AOM, Z35M, F5VVJuly 4th, 2016member