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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Committee Applications

Applications Are Invited From Any Members Interested In A Position On The Committee.

The Closing Date For Applications Is The 31st Of October.

Applications Can Be Made By E-Mail, Or In Writing To :

Dave-G0GQP,Andy-2E0VPX, Alan-M0MKT Or Will-G1YYU.

A Talk By Don Field

Don Field - G3XTT Has Been Invited To Give A Talk At Our Next Club Night, On Monday The 3rd Of November.

Don Took Over The Role Of Editor Of Practical Wireless, From Rob Mannion About A Year Ago.

He Is Also A Well Known DXer, And Has Been Involved In The Activation Of A Number Of Rare Entities Over The Years.

So It Should Be An Interesting Evening.

Non Members Are Also Welcome.

VHF NFD Results

MKARS have come very close second in VHF NFD out of 7 clubs in the MS section ( multi band single transmitter ) this has got to be quite an achievement for us as we have not attempted this event before.

Thanks to all who operated and helped us set the station up and clear up afterwards.

Club Net

Members and non members are welcome to join the MKARS Sunday Net on 145.400 FM from 20.00 local

Scouts JOTA 2014

For the 3rd year, MKARS has been invited to run the radio side of JOTAJOTI at the Quarries campsite on the 18th and 19th October.

All help is very welcome. It is a 24 hour effort so we always need help around the clock. Pop over for an hour or stay all day.

For more information, please see this forum post

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MKARS Membership Payments

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40th anniversary of ham radio satellite OSCAR 7

Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK/VA7EWK has secured the special call sign W7O (Whiskey Seven Oscar) for use in commemorating the 40th anniversary of the launch of OSCAR 7 on November 15, 1974


Milestone shortwave contacts with Australia

The first direct two-way radio contact between A3BQ in Melbourne and U6AHP in the USA in 1924 helped open up the age of shortwave long distance communication


ACMA decides 3.5 GHz band status quo

VK radio amateurs engaged in microwave work can breathe a sigh of relief as the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has decided to retain the existing mix of apparatus and spectrum licensing arrangements in the 3.5 GHz band


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