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 and we will add it to the collection.

MKARS Club History Club History The history of MKARS by David (G3ZPA) updated by Mike (G3LFR) 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

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Poole Radio Society celebrates 40th anniversary

The society's amateur radio station GB40PR will be active today between mid-day and mid-night, and will be the final day on the air for GB40PR


Days left for VI4SEA commemoration

The special event station VI4SEA - which stands for Sydney Emden Action - honours the brave officers and sailors on HMAS Sydney and the SMS Emden, that engaged each other on November 9, 1914, off Cocos Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean


Videos of CAT 16 talks available

CAT 16, the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) Convention took place at Cosford in Shropshire, 24-25 and videos of the talks are now available on YouTube


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