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 2022 Programme of Meetings include:

    Having held an online Zoom meeting AGM in January 2022, we will meet for the third time since the pandemic at the

    Park Pavilion on 10th August 2022 - Kevan 2E0WMG will give a talk called Ham Radio and Me!

    And we will continue with the joint online Skype meetings with Colchester Radio Amateurs (CRA) on the third Thursday of each month at least until CRA start meeting face to face again.

    The next (25th) joint HARIG and CRA VIRTUAL meeting via Skype will be on Thursday 21st July - at 7.30pm local time … Antenna topics by Morgan NJ8M

    To participate in this virtual meeting, 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. Accept that and have Skype open at the time and date of the meeting and you will be joined automatically. You do not need a camera or microphone but can use them if you have.

The 2022 Events Programme will potentially include:

  • August 20th and 21st: Lighthouse weekend
  • 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.