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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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Successful Intermediate Training course

MKARS has just completed another Successful Intermediate training course and we congratulate :-

Adam Castell

Bernard Jones

Chris Keszei

Derek Plummer

Jack Jackson

Mark Chamberlain

Mark Impey

Paul Garraway

Paul Sherratt

on passing the exam this evening. Welcome to being Intermediate level radio amateurs.

Many thanks to Andy Roberts and Graham Parry for their help in training and support, none of which would have been possible without the help of Will Fludgate(and better half!!) for the use of their premises.

Well done everybody.

We are running a Foundation course starting in January... If you would like to join the interesting world of Amateur Radio with all its different possibilities then let us know by going to the training pages and emailing us.

Frank Jackson M0JSZ

A Presentation By Paul Hyde - G4CSD.

On Monday The 1st Of December, 7:30 - 9:30pm

Paul Hyde Will Give A Presentation On Radio Astronomy.

Guests Are Welcome.

Setting Up You Rig For Repeaters

Monday The 17th Of November.                                                           An Evening Of Tuition On The Finer Points Of Programming Your New Aquisition For The Local Repeaters.

Come Along With Your Rig & Instruction Manual !

Also Those Of You With Programmed Rigs, Bring Them Along To Help Guide The Newcomers.

***Reminder***

Just A Reminder To Those Who Have Not Yet Renewed Their Membership.

The Closing Date Is The 17th of November !

A Talk By Don Field

 My Apologies To All Of You That Turned Up Last Night, For The Talk By Don Field - G3XTT.

Apparently Don Forgot ? That He Was Booked To Give A Talk At MKARS.

He Sends His Sincere Apologies.

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The Icom IC-2730, a practical dual bander with optional Bluetooth headset!

Icom are pleased to announce details of the new IC-2730E dual band mobile transceiver which will be available in early 2015. This stunning new VHF/UHF dual band mobile transceiver provides VHF/VHF, UHF/UHF simultaneous receive capability as well as VHF/UHF receive

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Ofcom Board appoints Sharon White as Chief Executive

The Ofcom Board has announced the appointment of Sharon White as Chief Executive. Sharon will join Ofcom in late March 2015 from HM Treasury, where she is Second Permanent Secretary

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Draft amendments to SA radio regulations published

South Africa's regulator, ICASA, has published draft amendments to the radio regulations that were originally published on 31 March 2011. The amendments will influence Amateur Radio

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