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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.

August club nights at the Irish Centre

The August club nights (7th and 21st) are to be held at the Irish Centre (opposite Dobbies gargen centre) on the 1st floor. Same venue as the Rally if you need directions please look at the Rally Info page.

Foundation exam passes

We welcome into the world of amateur radio the following students who passed their Foundation exam this evening, they are:-

Christopher Glover

Drew Fitzsimmons

Graham Spiers

Huw Price

Jahveen Davis

James Jago

John Vincent

Patrick Wood

 

Frank M0JSZ

Intermediate course starting in September

We are now taking names for the Intermediate course planned to start in September. Places are strictly limited so please get your name in quick.

Conatct us through training@mkars.org.uk

Frank

M0JSZ

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Emergency and Weather Net activated

The ARRL report the Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net (CEWN) activated this week on 3.815 MHz for Tropical Storm Harvey, located in the Eastern Caribbean

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Canada proposes to add 5 MHz and to keep five existing domestic channels

The Government of Canada has just released a consultation document to implement the changes from World Radio Conference 2015 (WRC-15) including 60 metres. Note that these are in addition to continuing the domestic allocation of five channels congruent with the United States

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SARL HF Digital Contest this afternoon

The second of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air this afternoon, 20 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with PSK31 and RTTY activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres

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