The Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (HARTS, Chinese: 香港業餘電台聯會) is an organization representing a majority of the amateur radio operators in Hong Kong. HARTS is a charitable institution recognized by the Inland Revenue Department since early 2008. HARTS was established in the Oct 1929, when Hong Kong was a dependent territory of the United Kingdom. HARTS is the member society representing Hong Kong in the International Amateur Radio Union.
|Purpose||Advocacy, Education, Charity|
|Headquarters||429 Cha Kwo Ling Road, Yau Tong, Kowloon.|
|Affiliations||International Amateur Radio Union|
|Donation, Membership Fee|
|Remarks||Facebook Page address: https://www.facebook.com/HARTSCSSC|
The organization's primary mission is to popularize and promote amateur radio in Hong Kong. HARTS operates and maintains beacons and repeaters at Tai Mo Shan, Tate's Cairn, Victoria Peak, and Tin Shui Wai. The organization has provided communications support for charitable groups and events, and has formed a support network for amateur radio emergency communications. One membership benefit of the organization is a QSL bureau for members who regularly make communications with amateur radio operators in other countries.
See also Edit
- International Amateur Radio Union (2009). "Member Societies". Retrieved Sep. 22, 2009.
- Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (2008). "About HARTS". Retrieved 22 Sep. 2009.
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- "Hong Kongers "HAM" it up on the… – momphard.net". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-02-14.