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,
1999-2019: 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 2018/19 Programme of Meetings include:

  • December 12th: Annual General Meeting and Christmas Social

  • January 8th: Bitesize Topics by Kevan 2E0WMG and Jonathan G0DVJ
  • February 14th: RSGB VHF Propagation video with Q+A by John G4BAO
  • March 13th: Talk on Aircraft Scatter by John G3XDY
  • April 10th: Talk "dB for free: An Antenna exercise for little pistols" by Hank W6SX via Skype
  • May 8th: Talk/Demo on FT8 by John G4BAV

The 2018 Events Programme included:

  • August 19th: International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) GB4HLH at the Harwich High Light.
  • September 15th and 16th: HARIG Radio Weekend at The Observatory, Wakes Colne.

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 Acrobat PDF format.
In the unlikely event that you dont already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it free.

HARIG contact details:

Email: g0rgh at amsat dot org.

Harwich, United Kingdom.