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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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G8MKC/P on 4m FM in UKAC Contest

G8MKC/P will be operating from IO92LD north of Towcester in the 4m UKAC Contest on Tuesday 30th September from 20.00 to 22.30 bst.Although this is basically an ssb event we will be On FM on 70.425. or 70.475.

Look forward to hearing anyone who can come on and give MKARS some points

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

http://forum.mkars.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2115

Intermediate training course September 2014

To all the students that want to take the Intermediate training course in September.

Unfortunately due to PC failure I have lost a lot of the names of people that wanted to take the course. Please send me an e-mail if you are interested to training@MKARS.org.uk. There are still a few places left on the course. 

Frank

M0JSZ

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Battle to save the 9cm band

The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) has lodged a strong submission to the Department of Communications to save loss of access to two segments of our 9 cm band – a 25 MHz block at 3400-3425 MHz and a 50 MHz block at 3492.5-3542.5 MHz

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Martha 'Marte' Wessel K0EPE is SK

The last Charter Member of the Colorado - YL's Martha 'Marte' Wessel KøEPE of Liberal, Kansas passed away Tuesday at the age of 89. Marte, was a long time DX enthusiast and she held 372 on the DXCC Honor Roll

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IARU Administrative Council Plans for WRC-15

The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual meeting on September 27-28, 2014 in Albena, Bulgaria

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