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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.

Bring & Buy Clubnight - 3rd April

3rd April will be a special bring & buy event, the idea is you bring all the stuff you want to get rid of, some money, and you go home with different stuff. Plus the usual rag-chew in good company of course.

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

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.

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.

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90th anniversary of G6YL

The late Barbara Dunn G6YL recalled that she first heard Morse code at the age of 10

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New QRP SDR Radio

The new SunSDR2 QRP 5 watt SDR transceiver will impress you! This small HF and 6 meter transceiver uses DUC/DDC technology to produce top range performance

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Belize students receive introduction to ham radio

Engineering Students at the University of Belize have been given an Introduction to Amateur Radio by members of the Belize Amateur Radio Club (BARC)

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