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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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.

Supporting Amateur Radio

John Gould - G3WKL The Outgoing RSGB President, Will Be Giving A Presentation "Supporting Amateur Radio".

On Monday 15th of February At 8pm / 20:00z.

Visitors & Guests Are Welcome.

MKARS 14th in 2015 UKAC Contests

Well Done MKARS we ended up 14th out of 132 clubs in the 2015 UKAC Tuesday nights contests. We did particulary  well on 4m jumping from 13th to 10th following the final contest of the year. Andy 2E0VPX being the leading intermediate in the AR section on 4m.

Well done to all who took part and let's hope 2016 will be another good year for MKARS.

DMR Presentation.

Chris - G0WTZ Will Be Giving A Presentation On DMR.

At Our Next Club Meeting, On Monday The 18th Of January.

The Presentation Will Commence At 19:30.

Guest's / Visitors Are Welcome.

Foundation Course Starting in January

This is the last call for anyone interested in taking the Foundation trainig course. If you are interested in taking the course with us please let us know by contacting us on

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Texas APRS balloon crosses Atlantic

The solar powered amateur radio APRS balloon BTL-42.1 W5BTR-11 has successfully crossed the Atlantic


Greater distance achieved on 600m band

The Weak Signal Propagation Reporter or WSPR mode has achieved the first VK3 - KL7, 475 kHz contact – a distance of more than 12,000 kilometres


US House Subcommittee to consider Amateur Radio Parity Act

The Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301, will be among three bills that the US House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will consider in a Thursday, February 11, "markup" session. The subcommittee will gather on February 10 for opening statements only


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