Welcome to Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society

MSARS Celebrating 50 Years on the Air

Ken G3WYNWho could have imagined when Eric Letts, G3RXJ moved down from Crawley in 1966, bought a house almost opposite mine in Meadow Lane, and decided that Burgess Hill needed a local Amateur Radio Club, that we’d still be here 50 years later going from strength to strength.

Eric trawled through the RSGB membership list and extracted a list of local amateurs, wrote them a letter and invited them to an inaugural meeting at Arthur Campbell, G3PEQ’s house in Hassocks and we were off!

For the full story from our President Ken G3WYN please click here

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0800 HF 3.74MHz +/- QRM

1100 VHF 145.350MHz

2000 GB3HY 70cm Repeater Net

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1330 HF 21.330MHz +/- QRM

Wednesday Evenings

2000 VHF 145.350MHz

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The story of how Merv 2E0WVE and Peter 2E0PMB constructed a fully working 'Early Morning Breakfast Machine' that would deliver the perfect breakfast. The trailer was shown on 'The OneShow' and subsequently aired on BBC 2. Merv and Peter pick up the story....


On Friday 24th March, Fred Maillardet, Chairman of Oldland Mill Trust, gave an excellent talk on the history of Oldland Windmill which is located in Hassocks.
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Here you will find details about the repeaters that are available to us in this part of the UK. Picture shows the water tower at The Princess Royal Hospital where GB3HY with its antenna are located.

With digital modes you can work other amateur radio stations throughout the world with transmitter powers of 10 Watts or less using simple wire antennas. Chris G3YTU tells you how.

Simon's DX Cluster, displays information about active amateur radio operators via the DX Cluster network. DX spots are displayed immediately and are refreshed every 30 seconds.

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