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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.

Foundation Training courses in 2017

 

Due to the high demand for training we will be running 2 Foundation courses this year, one starting on the 24th January and the other after Easter. We still have a few places available for the post Easter course.

If you have asked for a place on these courses you should get an e-mail in the next few days. If you do  not recive an e-mail then contact us on training@mkars.org.uk

Frank

M0JSZ

New Foundation Course starting Jan 2017

 

It is planned to start a Foundation course starting early/mid January 2017.

If you are interested in joining the course or have shown interest previously please let us know on training@mkars.org.uk

Frank Jackson

M0JSZ

Intermediate Course passes

Following the Autumn Intermediate course i am very pleased to congratulate the following on passing the course exam:-

Antonio Vitiello

Dave Wittering

Simon Frost

 

Frank Jackson

M0JSZ

 

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.

2017 Rally

Hi all club members just to let know that our secretary has paid the deposit to the Irish Club for the Rally on the 27th August 2017 so you have plenty of time to get organized!

For more information, please email rally@mkars.org.uk

 

 

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...

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ARISS opens window for proposals to host contacts with space station crew

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organizations - individually or working in concert - to host Amateur Radio contacts next year with ISS crew members

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Ofcom ending ham radio monthly statistics?

Ofcom has not provided any monthly amateur licence statistics since the first week in November

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Assembling the BITX-40

Dave Casler KE0OG has released a new video about building the popular BITX-40 7 MHz SSB QRP transceiver kit

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