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December 31st, 2016
Happy New Year! The HSC would like to wish all members and friends a Happy New Year 2017! In 2016 7 new members have joined our club. Again, welcome all new members!
We deeply regret the passing of OM Phil, F6DDR (1203) who died December 28th.

December 24th, 2016
The HSC would like to wish all members and friends Merry Christmas!

December 20th, 2016
Here we have the results of the HSC Contest November 2016. The HSC would like to congratulate DK2FG (1941) for beeing assigned HSC Contestchampion 2016.

The winners of the contest sections are The HSC would like to thank all participants, members and friends. See you next HSC Contest on February 26th 2017. Please take a look at the comments and soap-box. The results in detail are available as PDF-file.

December 14th, 2016
We deeply regret that HSC 1000, OM Silvo DK9ZH has passed away already in May 2016 aged 91 years.

Currently two OPs are candidates to become full member of the HSC: SP7VV and DL9DBI.

October 17th, 2016
We'd like to inform you that OM Fabian, DJ1YFK (1754) will be the maintainer of our membership list. If you have news drop us an e-mail.

September 28th, 2016
We are happy to introduce OM Beo, DJ4XD as a new member to the club. Beo is HSC 1949. Welcome!

During the past weeks some sad news arised:

Karl Hille, ex-DL1VU and HSC 415 sadly has become a silent key. Karl was well known for his DX-peditions to Asia making more than 100.000 QSOs. He also was an author of technical articles in antenna design as well as he makes contributions to amateur radio operations.

Also we regret the passing of HSC 743, OM Wolfgang, DK3KD and HSC 1354, OM Paul, PA2CW.

August 26th, 2016
We'd like to welcome OM Nicola, IZ8YUB as a new member to the club. Nicola is HSC 1948. Welcome!

We sadly have to announce that OM Peter, OM3EE (290) has become a silent key in June 2016.

August 1st, 2016
OM Beo, DJ4XD has recently been proposed for HSC membership.

We sadly have to announce that OM Fanz, DJ4TZ (304) has become a silent key in June 2016.

July 7th, 2016
The HSC would like to introduce member no. 1947, OM Christophe "Chris", F8DGY. Welcome to the club!

June 30th, 2016
The HSC sadly has to announce that we lost two members: HB9XX (1500) passed away May this year and OM Daki, 9A2WJ (657) earlier this year.

Currently two CW operators are candidates for HSC membership: F8DGY and IZ8YUB.

June 10th, 2016
HAM RADIO 2016 This years HAM RADIO will be held from June 26th to 28th 2016. Again the HSC is present at the fair. You'll find us in exhibition hall A1, booth 546. HSC members and friends are always very welcome! See you in Friedrichshafen!

The HSC is happy to announce that we have a new Contest Manager. We'd like to welcome OM Jörg, PA1MUC (DL3LUM), HSC 1923. Also we would like to thank Joe, DL4CF (1259) for his extraordinary work as Contest Manager since 2011.

May 26th, 2016
In the meantime our special staion DP65HSC made more than 10.000 QSOs and worked 100 DXCC entities. Until today 26 WHSC65 awards have been issued.

We deeply regret the passing of OM Detlef, DL7IY (308), who became a silent key in March this year.

May 10th, 2016
Here we have some fresh news for you:

April 21st, 2016
The HSC has been founded in May 1951. So therefore in May 2016 HSC announces the May Marathon "65 Years of HSC". During month May make as much contacts with HSC member as you can! Additionally we issue a special award "WHSC65". See for 65 Years HSC for more details.

Currently the following special callsigns are on the air: DP65HSC, LZ65HSC, SQ65HSC and PA65HSC!

The General Meeting 2016 has adopted new rules for joining our club.

We regret that our member Daniel, 4X1FC (985) passed away.

March 30th, 2016
Here we have the results of the HSC CW Contest February 2016. The HSC congratulates the winner:
  1. HSC Members: DK2FG
  2. Non-members: DL1HAA
  3. QRP: DJ1YFK
  4. SWL: YO8/LZ2F319
Congratulation to you and thank you all for participating! See the results in detail as PDF file

March 22nd, 2016
The HSC welcomes OM John N3WT as a new member to the club. John signes HSC 1946. Also we would welcome OM Hans-Jürgen, DJ7TZ as member no. 1945 to the club. Enjoy high speed telegraphy John!

Our member Artur, SP3LPR (1481) is now QRV using the special event callsign SQ65HSC.

As far as we know the following stations are active: DP65HSC, LZ65HSC, SQ65HSC. Please drop us an e-mail if you miss your callsign!

March 3rd, 2016
Our member Jörg, DL3LUM (1923) advised us that he plans to be active as PJ2/DL3LUM during the Easter week.

February 25th, 2016
Annual HSC Meeting 2016
We would like to invite all members to the Annual HSC Meeting 2016 held during the CW Meeting at Erbenhausen, Germany (link only in German language available). The HSC Meeting is on April 8th, 2016, 10:00 local time.

The HSC regrets that OM Thomas, DJ5DT (338) and YL Dulce, PY1BUL (1370) have passed away already last year.

Andy, DL3JAB (1855) is QRV from Fuerteventura island from March 3rd until 13th 2016 using EA8/DL3JAB. Look out for him in the morning and evening hours.

February 19th, 2016
The HSC would like to introduce OM Darrell, AA7FV as a new member. Darrell is HSC 1944. He's also QRV as G3SYS from the UK. Former calls were F6HYR and DJØOE. Welcome to the club, Darrell!

February 2nd, 2016
As this years first new member we would like to welcome OM Gilbert, F5AUZ. Gilbert signes HSC 1943. Welcome to the club!

Here we have some additional news:
In 2016, the Radio Telegraphy High Speed Club (HSC) is celebrating its 65th anniversary. To mark this event, HSC was granted the special DOK number HSC65 to be used by its club stations DAØHSC, DKØHSC and DLØHSC throughout the year.

Furthermore, the special call sign DP65HSC was assigned to HSC to be activated exclusively in CW. It will also use the special DOK number HSC65. Its HSC number is 1951, which is the year when the HSC was founded. This station may be operated in 2016 by any German HSC member upon special application. QSL via bureau, DCL or LoTW.

The HSC would like to encourage our non-DL members to contact their telecommunication authorities in order to get permission to use a callsign similar to "xx65HSC". QSLs should be printed and handled by the applicant. He should be aware that HSC unfortunately won't be able to cover any expenses.

In May 2016, there will be a month of activities to celebrate our anniversary. There will be a special award for working HSC members and club stations, including non-DL "xx65HSC" stations mentioned above.

January 4th, 2016
The HSC would like to wish all friends and members a happy new Year!

The next HSC Contest is on Sunday February 28th, 2016.

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