Category Archives: MKARS80

Back to ‘The Prom’, back to hiking

Next Monday, 14 March 2011, is a public holiday in Victoria so I am making the most of the break and I am head back to Wilson Promontory. Unlike my last trip to the Prom, this time I will be … Continue reading

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MKARS80 and VK100WIA

Tonight I managed to combine two blog recent topics into one event. I have been looking around the bands after dinner most nights for VK100WIA and it had been quite a while since I had heard it. I found Garry, … Continue reading

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MKARS80 Update # 9

I have mentioned earlier that I had added a relay to the speaker circuit to remove the audio feedback that occurs when using a speaker/microphone. This is a similar modification that I did to my BITX 20 V3. To fit … Continue reading

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JMFD and VK trans Tasman contests

Back in March I wrote about the F.A.R.T camp and using my MKARS80 in the John Moyle Memorial Field Day contest. Last week the results were published on-line and I came sixth in the 24hr single op HF phone section. … Continue reading

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MKARS80 Update # 8

Last weekend was the SRESU F.A.R.T camp and, beside a disappointing turn out, the weekend went quite well. It was also the John Moyle Memorial Field Day contest weekend which means there was plenty of activity on the HF bands. … Continue reading

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