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 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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Upcoming ARISS contact with Corpus Christi Catholic School, Chambersburg, PA

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Corpus Christi Catholic School, Chambersburg, PA on 06 Oct


Italy-Malta Co-operation in Emergency Communications

Following their successful involvement in an Earthquake simulation exercise in September, Maltese Radio Amateurs were invited to take part in a second phase of the exercise on the Italian island of Lampedusa between September 28 and October 1


Share a photo of your shack or listening post for a chance to win a Grundig G2

This month, on the SWLing Post, we'll be collecting photos of our readers' listening posts, radio shacks or favorite listening spots


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