Extermely High Speed Club
is a QRQ club for friends of CW speeds of at least 60 wpm.
Club Aims The clubs were founded on March 20, 1982 in association with HSC (DARC) and VHSC (VERON). They were created for every amateur who enjoys high speed telegraphy to provide a stimulating challenge to achieve their highest operating speeds and accuracy. Active members also encourage and help other radio amateurs to use high speed telegraphy and to increase their speed. Membership The clubs consist of honorary members, active members and short wave listeners, who all have equal status. The clubs are open to membership from all countries and language groups. Sponsorship To become an active member of SHSC or EHSC three recommendations must be obtained from other active members. An active member gives a recommendation after a "sponsor QSO" under following conditions: SHSC Sponsorship - 2 way telegraphy contacts lasting for at least 30 minutes at a speed of least 250 cpm (50 wpm) EHSC Sponsorship - 2 way telegraphy contacts lasting for at least 30 minutes at a speed of least 300 cpm (60 wpm) In all cases, computers, keyboards or decoders are not allowed. Reception must be by ear, and only a basic electronic keyer may be used for sending. Applications should be made to the President and Secretary: Olaf Battenfeld, DL1OP Brauckstraße 9 58840 Plettenberg Germany Each application must include: The three recommendations or sponsor QSL cards, a signed statement declaring that computers or decoders were not used during the sponsor QSOs and payment of $10 or equivalent in ( EUR10 ) Euros. Membership is for life.
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