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Welcome to MKARS the Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Society.

With over 50 years of history and 100 members MKARS is one of the largest amateur radio clubs in Britain. Please feel free to visit us on our club nights or at any of the events in our diary.

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Temporary Venue For Club Nights.

Due To Not Having Access To T.S.Invincible During The Month Of August, We Will Hold Our Meetings On The 1st & 15th At The Irish Club, Manor Fields, Fenny Stratford.

Cheap & Cheerful Aerial

An off the cuff KISS presentation by Dave - G0GQP

"A cheap & cheerful aerial for 6 Meters."

It may even work !

Bring your own Popcorn....

MONDAY The 18th Of July At 8pm...

Club Meetings

As per the agreement at the AGM, club meetings now have  a donation of £1 per person.

Could we also ask everyone to sign in please. It helps  committee with numbers and membership.

Tuesday 26th July 6m UKAC Contest

NOW THAT EVERYONES MADE THEIR GQP SPECIAL 6m ANTENNA WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING YOU TUESDAY NIGHT AND GIVE MKARS SOME POINTS 

MKARS are currently 14th in the UKAC weekly VHF/UHF Tuesday nights contests with 102 other clubs and groups and 586 individuals taking part.

Now we have slipped to 14th we would welcome more members who would be willing to join the regulars to gain MKARS more points in what is the most popular radio event of any week. Dates can be found in the diary and full details in the VHF pages of the RSGB web site, or just ask any of the regular Contesters, myself included, G1MZD.

Foundation Course Passes

We have pleasure in welcoming the 7 students who took the latest Foundation training course into the ranks of amateur radio after successfully completing the course and taking the exam.

These students are:-

Dave Wittering

Antonio Vitiello

James Halford

Michael Lee

Reynold Lee

Radoslav Koziolek

Konstantino Stepanovs

The training Team Frank, Andy, Graham 

 

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Belarus radio hams get 50 watts on 5 MHz

The Dutch National Society VERON is reporting that Belarus now has the new 5 MHz amateur radio allocation agreed at WRC-15

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Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced

Hi, this is Ron VK2DQ, manager of the Radio and Electronics School. We have produced a new handbook for amateur radio Beginner to Advanced that is not country specific

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Satellite Beginners Session in Guildford

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at the Holiday Inn, Guildford starts at 2pm on Friday, July 29 with a special session for newcomers to the amateur satellite world

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