Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society

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.[1]

Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society
TypeCharitable organization
PurposeAdvocacy, Education, Charity
Headquarters429 Cha Kwo Ling Road, Yau Tong, Kowloon.
Region served
Hong Kong
Official language
English, Cantonese
Rudy Wong
Vice President
C.H. Ho
Honorary Secretary
Andrew Woo
Honorary Treasurer
Andrew Cheong
Main organ
Executive Committee
AffiliationsInternational Amateur Radio Union
Donation, Membership Fee
RemarksFacebook 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.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2009). "Member Societies". Retrieved Sep. 22, 2009.
  2. ^ Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (2008). "About HARTS". Retrieved 22 Sep. 2009.
  3. ^ "Untitled Document".
  4. ^ "Hong Kongers "HAM" it up on the… – momphard.net". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-02-14.