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Mackay Amateur Radio Association Inc.


P.O. Box 1065


The Mackay Amateur Radio Association INC. was founded in 1972 by local amateur radio operators, to better promote the hobby in the region.

Today, the club is still quite active, with around 30 members or so.

We are involved with many amateur radio activities throughout the year, which include participating in field days such as the John Moyle Memorial Contest, Jamboree on the Air (Jota) for Scouts, communications support for horse endurance trials and other various activities.

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Club Meetings are held every 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:30pm Local Time (1930 Hrs.) UTC 0930.
These meetings are held at the SES Depot Building, located at the Mackay Regional Council Compound, Hume Street, West Mackay. Hume Street is the Entry Point for Car Access, although Pedestrian Access is available in Ness Street, West Mackay.

Club Activities & Events

Our Club is involved in many activities including John Moyle Memorial Field Day, International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, JOTA Jamboree on the Air for Scouts, Horse Endurance Rides and communications support for other events.

Club Nets
Monday Night 7:30pm 80 Metres 3597khz
Wednesday Night 7:30pm 2 Metres 147.000- Offset

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Mackay Amateur Radio Association Inc. Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

Training & Assessment Co-Ordinator, George Glendinning, VK4AJL, is our Accredited WIA Assessor and is available for exams and assessments on all 3 levels of licence as required.

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Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Exams & Assessments can be organised by contacting George VK4AJL on 0428874577. Some notice will be required.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

George Glendinning VK4AJL (4-006)
Phone : 0428 874 577
Email :

Club Contact Details

Mackay Amateur Radio Association Inc.
P.O. Box 1065
Phone : 0428874577
Email :


Roy Moore VK4RM
Phone : 07 49564515
Email :

Gary Crothers VK4CUZ
Email :

Ron Kerle VK4EN
Email :


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