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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.

Intermediate Course now full

All the places on the Intermediate course have now been filled.

The next course is planned for September 2018

Frank

M0JSZ

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

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

Membership Cards

Following payment of membership at the AGM (or around that time) a couple of people have mentioned to me that they need a Membership card.

If this is the case, please could you send me a recent photo of yourself to membership AT Mkars.org.uk and I'll get one made up in the next few weeks.

Club Meetings

As per the agreement at the AGM, club meetings now have  a donation of £1 per person.

Could we also ask everyone to sign in please. It helps  committee with numbers and membership.

Building 41 and the future of MKARS

Members are encouraged to attend the club meeting on 7th September to disscuss the recent news regarding building 41. its your club come and have your say.

Sunday Net GB3MK 433.000 from 20.00 Local.

As from Sunday 10th of May the MKARS nett will be on our GB3MK repeater at 20.00 local. Hopefully the move will attract members to use the new Fusion repeater.

Be aware of the current 2 minute timeout.

New Meeting Place !

 

Club Meetings Will From Now On, Be Held On The 1st & 3rd Monday Of The Month....

At T.S. Invincible Bletchley Park.

19:00 - 21:30 / 7pm - 9:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you all...

Paypal payments now live!

We are pleased to announce that we should now be able to take Paypal payments again.

Enter your name and call sign on the right hand side.

Apologies for any delay.

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New for 2018!

Following on from their successful LFA-Q compact quads, InnovAntennas are adding a more traditional looking quad to their range, which boasts two of the features of the LFA-Q

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Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now

The name HamCasters was created when Gary used it to label a new Reddit sub designed to be a place for ham radio podcasters, YouTubers, bloggers and media creators in general to announce their work, and for the audience to comment on it

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Farnham WebSDR changes URL

Noel G8GTZ reports the popular LF/VHF/UHF/uW web based software defined radio at Farnham near London has changed its URL

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