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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

Bring & Buy Clubnight - 3rd April

3rd April will be a special bring & buy event, the idea is you bring all the stuff you want to get rid of, some money, and you go home with different stuff. Plus the usual rag-chew in good company of course.

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

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HamRadioNow's first day at 2017 Hamvention

On Friday, May 19, Gary KN4AQ spent the morning shooting the TAPR Forum in the nice, air-conditioned forum building

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ICQPODCAST - WSPR and Small Portable Antennas released

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is WSPR by Ed Durrant D5LP and Small Portable Antennas by Bill Barnes N3JIX

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TYT MD-2017 first look, first QSO video test

The first UK QSO on the new dual band TYT MD-2017 radio via GB7TP

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