Welcome to the webpages of HARIG, the Harwich Amateur Radio Interest Group. HARIG is the radio club for people in and around the Harwich area in NE Essex on the east coast of the United Kingdom.

HARIG was formed in March 1990, and is affiliated to the RSGB. The constitution of the club is available.

Club Callsign: G0RGH

Contest callsigns used:
1997: M7U,
1998: M8U,
1999-2024: M4U

QSL Policy: Please note that HARIG is a small club with limited resources and therefore cannot mass QSL via the Bureau. Direct QSLs via the Address on QRZ.com accompanied by the correct return postage and envelope will be honoured and logs will be uploaded to eQSL. No other QSLs will be undertaken.

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The Harwich Amateur Radio Interest Group

General Information:

HARIG meets at the Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3NS. UK on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Meetings start formally at 8pm and visitors are always welcome.

The 2023 Programme of Meetings at the Park Pavilion include:

  • 8th March - "EME" by Richard G0NAD
  • 12th April - "Second Shack" by Jonathan G0DVJ
  • 10th May - "Experimental Antennas" – A practical Evening with Kevin M0JVC
  • 14th June - TBC
  • 12th July - Scrapheap Challenge – by Louis 2E0GYY
  • 9th August - Sausage Sizzle and Social
  • 13th September - Talk by Val M6VLE - title TBC

And the joint online Skype meetings with Colchester Radio Amateurs (CRA) will continue quarterly on the first Thursday of each month on the following dates at 7.30pm local time:

  • 6th April 2023 - "Meteor Scatter" by Dr Rob Suggs, NN4NT, of NASA
  • 6th July 2023 - TBC
To participate in these virtual meetings, please download and make a Skype ID if you don't already have one. Then search within Skype for "G0DVJ M4J" and send an add request (wave). Jonathan will then add you to his contact list as well as the CRA Virtual Meeting group. You will receive a Skype scheduled call invitation in advance of the meeting. You do not need a camera or microphone but can use them if you have.

The 2022 Events Programme included:

  • Saturday at Harwich High Light as GB4HLH for ILLW
  • September 10th and 11th: WAE DX SSB contest at Boxted Airfield with CRA

For details of the above, please contact the secretary using the contact email below.

You can access the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter: "Crosstalk" in PDF format.

HARIG contact details:

Email: g0rgh at amsat dot org.

Harwich, United Kingdom.