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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 information@mkars.org.uk and we will add it to the collection.

MKARS Club History Club History The history of MKARS by David (G3ZPA) updated by Mike (G3LFR) MKARS Construction Competition Rules MKARS Construction Competition Rules This competition is intended to encourage home construction for our Club Members. Club night presentation by Will G1YYU making mag-loops on a budget Making Mag-Loop Antennas How to make a mag loop antenna using scrap or bit of old pipe and coax, including the tuning capacitors 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 Adding a Panoramic Display Adding a Panoramic Display Adding a Panoramic Display to your Radio by Tim Cowell (G6GEI) Homebrew Construction Homebrew Construction Amateur Radio on a Budget by Phil Gould (G4FVZ)

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Straight Key Night

New Zealand Straight Key Night - normally held on the first Sunday in November - will be held this year on the first Sunday in December, from 9pm to 10pm on 80 metres

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Bouvet Island DXpedition news

The only thing to report this week is that the members of the 3Y0I team continued to assemble in Cape Town, South Africa, for their anticipated Bouvet Island DXpedition

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Irish Digital Voice Net

Following the installation of the the Galway DMR Repeater and Multimode Digital Gateway it was decided to run a net on Monday evenings in the Galway area at 8:30 pm for test purposes

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