Activity Week update

We would like to thank everyone for their efforts to make our Activity week so successful. we have issued more Certificates than ever on our November 2022 Event, so well done everyone who took part.

CW Boot Camp 22nd October 2022

Bookings are now being taken for this years boot camp, being held in Witham Essex. There are a few places left, but they are going fast, if you are interested and want full details please contact me on and i can send you through a booking form.

Tony G0JYI

Updating Memberships

I have had a number of people who are already members filling in our new application form and sending it through, from this i have not only been able to inform them of their current membership number but also update their information adding Town and Country to their online profile.

If you would like to add this information please let me know by either email of by filling in the online application form again with your current details.

Many thanks 73

Tony G0JYI


You are welcome to participate in this “just one hour” CW event on 3rd June Friday evening :


– In memoriam of a great CW enthusiast, one of the founder of HACWG, member of HSC, VHSC, SHSC, EHSC –

Date and time of the contest in this year: 03. June 2022. (Friday)

1st period 7MHz 19.00-19.29 UTC
2nd period 3.5MHz 19.30-19.59 UTC

Band: 7010-7040 KHz and 3510-3560 KHz
Mode: CW only
Categories: Single op (single TX)
Exchange: 599 + membership number for HACWG members, 599 + NM to all other participants
Call for contest: CQ NS
Multiplier: no multipliers
Score: Each valid contact counts 1 point. The final score is the total number of valid contacts.

QSY (Sprint) Rule: If a station makes a QSO after a CQ or QRZ he/she have to QSY at least
1KHz from that frequency to continue the competition.

Awards: downloadable electronic awards will be available

Log: Log have to be upload in Cabrillo format to:
Suggested software: DXlog
If you are not able to create Cabrillo or upload your log, please send it via E-mail to

Log deadline: not later than 7 days after the contest.

Results 2021:

73 Lacy HA3NU

2022 Essex CW Bootcamp

We are pleased to confirm the next Essex CW Bootcamp will take place on Saturday 22nd October 2022. It will be held at 3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre Powers Hall End Witham Essex CM8 2HE.

There are limited places so if you are interested in coming along please email us to confirm your interest  and we can add you to our mailing list, once the booking forms have gone out places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

New Website – updates

As you can see the new website is fully up and running, we have plenty of plans for it over the coming months and hope to attract alot more Members to help them improve their on air CW.

One thing that will help us is making this website alot more interactive with members to this end i would like to appeal to members to update their information if this is incorrect and also to pass on their email addresses so that we can keep you updated with upcoming events. you can either email or fill in the membership application page but please if you are a current member indicate so by putting your membership number in the comment box. We will not share your emails with anyone else and we will only use it to advise you of changes or upcoming events such as our recent Activity week.

We thank all our members for their assistance and congratulations to those who received the award from the activity week well done.