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Welcome to MKARS the Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Society.

The club has nearly 60 years of history and an enthusiastic membership with very diverse interests. The club is particularly proud of the association with Bletchley Park and our successful training, for which we have introduced hundreds of members to the hobby.

Please feel free to visit us on our club nights or at any of the events in our diary.

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Weekly Club Net on GB3MK - Sundays 8pm

There is a weekly net on the clubs 70cm repeater GB3MK. All members and prospective members are welcome.

MKARS RALLY - Sunday 27th August

Not to be missed the MKARS rally is known to be a good one, we had an excellent turnout last year with a good selection of traders and special interest groups. Buying, Selling or just socialising click the Rally Info link on the left for details.

Foundation Course passes

 

This evening we had the Foundation Course exam where all the students passed. we would like to welcome the following students into amateur radio, these are:-

Andy Bircumshaw

Jonatahn dawson

Liam Bateman

Mark Slade

Paul Lewis

Robert Kobela

Many thanks to the training Team, who are myself and :-

Andy Roberts

Graham Parry

Rupert Campbell-Black

 

Frank Jackson

M0JSZ

RSGB Contesting

Why not have a go at one of the RSGB contests? There are regular contests on the VHF bands. Registering your results is quite easy and will gain the club some valued points in the league tables. Contest dates are posted in the club diary on the left.

RSGB contest schedule here  Guide on submitting your contest log here

Membership Cards

Following payment of membership at the AGM (or around that time) a couple of people have mentioned to me that they need a Membership card.

If this is the case, please could you send me a recent photo of yourself to membership AT Mkars.org.uk and I'll get one made up in the next few weeks.

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Radio hams receive suspicious signals

The Hindustan Times reports a team of amateur radio operators is monitoring the radio signals round-the-clock and another team of language experts is helping the officials break the coded language

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Ham radio youth camp at Kvarnberget

The Swedish National Amateur Radio Society SSA reports a Youth Camp was held the weekend of June 17

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ICQ Podcast Episode 240 - Repair and Safety released

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Bill Barnes N3JX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Repair and Safety

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