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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.

Foundation Training courses in 2017

 

Due to the high demand for training we will be running 2 Foundation courses this year, one starting on the 24th January and the other after Easter. We still have a few places available for the post Easter course.

If you have asked for a place on these courses you should get an e-mail in the next few days. If you do  not recive an e-mail then contact us on training@mkars.org.uk

Frank

M0JSZ

New Foundation Course starting Jan 2017

 

It is planned to start a Foundation course starting early/mid January 2017.

If you are interested in joining the course or have shown interest previously please let us know on training@mkars.org.uk

Frank Jackson

M0JSZ

Intermediate Course passes

Following the Autumn Intermediate course i am very pleased to congratulate the following on passing the course exam:-

Antonio Vitiello

Dave Wittering

Simon Frost

 

Frank Jackson

M0JSZ

 

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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ARISS opens window for proposals to host contacts with space station crew

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organizations - individually or working in concert - to host Amateur Radio contacts next year with ISS crew members

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Ofcom ending ham radio monthly statistics?

Ofcom has not provided any monthly amateur licence statistics since the first week in November

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Assembling the BITX-40

Dave Casler KE0OG has released a new video about building the popular BITX-40 7 MHz SSB QRP transceiver kit

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