Mackay Amateur Radio Association Inc.
John Moyle Memorial Field Day
MARA Inc. Club Activities (Still Under Construction!)
Clairview Weekend Gathering
The International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend
Every year MARA Inc. participates in this contest. We set up portable operation, whether it'd be in a Park, at a Lookout near the beach or even out in the bush at a camp site. To see more info on the clubs involvement with this, check out the "John Moyle Memorial Contest" tab at the top of the page. Also, check out the following link for the full description & history of the contest:
The Mackay Amateur Radio Association Inc. for many years, has been involved in various club & community activities since its founding in 1972. Some of the main events the club is involved with is contesting in the "John Moyle Memorial Field Day" and "The International Lighthouse Weekend".
More info on our events are listed below.
on the First Weekend of May, the Mackay & Rockhampton Amateur Radio Club members, family and friends meet up at Clairview for the Annual Social gathering. This used to be known as May Day Weekend. This gathering is the Major Fundraiser for both the clubs and the proceeds from the Infamous Saturday Night Mega Auction, raffles, multidraws and moneyboards are split between the 2 Clubs.
On the 3rd Weekend of Ocotber, Every Year, MARA INC. members participate in the JOTA Activities for the Mackay Region Scouts at Rowallan Park. This Event allows Scouts to Communicate ON-AIR all around the world on HF Radio, with the Supervision of Ham Radio Operators. Some more info on JOTA/JOTI can be found on our JOTA PAGE.