U.S. Army MARS
EUCOM, CENTCOM, & AFRICOM (Region 11)
AM-1 - This is Army MARS.
Army MARS Brochure - A handout with general information about MARS.
DoD Instruction 4650.02 - Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS).
AR 25-6 - Military Auxiliary Radio System and Amateur Radio Program.
ACP-124(D) - Radio Telegraph Procedures. This document was cancelled in 2004 but is still widely used as reference information and guidance by individuals and organizations who continue to use telegraph (CW, Morse code).
AR MARS Form 1 - MARS application form for individuals or clubs.
AR MARS Form 2 - MARS application form for military or Government activities.
DD Form 1753 - Master Station Log.
MARSgram message form (blank). For use by the customer to submit a MARSgram. Suitable for distribution throughout your local community.
MARSgram Overprint message form. For use by MARS operators to deliver MARSgram to customers.
ACP-127 Message Procedures - Expanded Training and Guidance. This document is used for learning the basic skills of preparing a message using ACP-127 procedures.
Message Delivery Procedures For Tributary Stations. This document explains how to refile messages from ACP-127 to ACP-126 procedures.
Quick Brown Fox test files - This archive contains seven "Quick Brown Fox" test files of various lengths. These pangrams are suitable for TTY, RTTY, or other digital mode circuit tests.
History and general information on MARS.
The Army Amateur Radio System: 1925-1941 by Major Scott B. Hedberg.
The MARS Code
National Public Radio Interview with Daniel Wolff (Dec 2001). The interviewer is Ms. Lisa Mullins of Public Radio International (PRI) in association with National Public Radio (NPR).
A Report To The House Of Representatives on MARS by the Secretary of Defense (31 Dec 1997).
MARS Radio Watch; Historical Information on MARS.
A Visit To MARS; A video presentation on MARS by the DoD (1970).
The Transition of Navy Marine Corps MARS; Instructions that were given regarding the transition and closure of Navy-MC MARS on 30 Sep 2015.
NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center; A resource for current space weather conditions that impact radio communications.
Army MARS Public Portal
Army MARS on Facebook
Army MARS Military Portal
ARMY MARS: "PROUD, PROFESSIONAL, AND READY."
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