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MKARS Library

Occasionally we are lucky enough to come across some excellent radio related articles and presentations, often written by our own members or visitors to the club. In this section we hope to build a useful archive of these features for your enjoyment.

If you wish to contribute an article you have written please contact us on information@mkars.org.uk and we will add it to the collection.

MKARS Club History Club History The history of MKARS by David (G3ZPA) updated by Mike (G3LFR) Getting Started with RTTY/PSK Getting Started with RTTY/PSK An excellent introduction to the data modes by Andrew (G8GNI) APRS and UiView APRS and UiView Ever wondered what APRS and UiView are? Our resident expert Andrew (G8GNI) explains! Quickmix Quickmix Andrew (G8GNI) explains how to use Quickmix, a program for storing your audio settings for use with data modes Beginners Guide to Amateur Television (ATV) Beginners Guide to Amateur Television (ATV) Calvin (M1EPM) introduces us to the world of amateur television Radio Secret Security Service Radio Secret Security Service The role played by radio amateurs in intercepting enemy signals in WW2 by John (2E0HJJ) Hams at War Hams at War “Hams” At War: Amateur radio’s role in secret wireless intelligence during world war two by John (2E0HJJ) An Introduction to HF Propagation An Introduction to HF Propagation An exceptional article from Sean (G4UCJ) which makes easy enjoyable reading on what is a complex subject The "Hula Hoop" Medium Wave Antenna The "Hula Hoop" Medium Wave Antenna An excellently presented article by Sean (G4UJC) on the design and construction of his medium wave DX antenna The Colossus Cipher Event The Colossus Cipher Event Andrew (G8GNI), John (M0TIF), Graham (G1RNZ) and David (G3ZPA) bring details on the Colossus Cipher Event held in November 2007

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Japanese asteroid mission to carry Amateur Radio

A Japanese news report says the asteroid mission Hayabusa 2, planned to launch in December 2014 on a H-IIA rocket, will also carry the amateur radio satellite Abyss 2 (Shin’en 2)

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Radar Docu-drama on BBC TV

On September 4, BBC 2 will broadcast Castles In The Sky, a drama which tells the remarkable story of the fight to develop RADAR by Robert Watson-Watt and a team of UK scientists

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Navassa Island operation

The KP1-5 Project is pleased to announce that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to allow an amateur radio operation from Navassa National Wildlife Refuge (KP1)

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