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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 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

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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Project Amelia Earhart flight nears its end

The commemorative around the world flight by pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN crossed the Pacific Ocean, landing first at Pago Pago in American Samoa, then Hawaii via a symbolic flyover of Howland Island

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Spectrum pollution and intruders put urban radio in doubt

The Wireless Institute of Australia report on the speech by Don Beattie G3BJ at the Ham Radio 2017 event in Friedrichshafen

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Introducing SmartSDR with SmartLink courtesy of Waters and Stanton and Nevada Radio

Finally, remote operation that just works. No boxes to buy, no complicated VPN to set up, no remote desktop, no computer required, and no complexity. Just download, upgrade, purchase, register, and operate from anywhere at any time. Remote so simple it's practically magic!

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