leadimage A COVID-19 Swap Meet Can Still Work

    A nice crowd was attracted to a DMRAA Swap Meet Saturday the 5th of October.  A little light rain couldn’t dampen the gathering.  Approximately 25 amateur radio operators attended. Several folks had items to sell and a good time was had by all.  Hopefully the success of this small event will encourage the DMRAA board […]

    Why not join us?

    The general meeting of the DMRAA is held the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Waveland Hall (2nd Floor) of the Plymouth Congregational Church on the corner of 42nd Street and Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. and last for approximately an hour. The meetings are free and you do not have to be a licensed ham to attend the meetings.

    Meetings of the board and officers are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Euclid Avenue Hy-Vee meeting room on the second floor, starting at 7 p.m.

    Use the contact page to contact the DMRAA for more information on the club's meetings and events.

DMRAA Meetings

January 2021 Virtual Meeting

Our January virtual meeting will be held on January 26th at 7PM. Fred, AB1OC, will be offering us a presentation on ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage COVID-19 Affecting DMRAA Activities

The Corona Virus pandemic is certainly changing how groups conduct themselves in these trying time.  We would suggest that DMRAA ...

VE Testing

2021 Des Moines Area VE Testing

Des Moines Area 2021 Dates January 17th 2021 March 21st, 2021 May 16th, 2021 July 18th, 2021 September 19th, 2021 November ...


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warns against illegal usage

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned against using radio services to “facilitate criminal acts,” ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration this Wednesday. The warning, issued from FCC’s Enforcement Bureau, followed reports that some people were using radio services as an alternative to social media sites in order to communicate and coordinate activities. “The Bureau recognizes […]

Future DMRAA Meetings will be with Zoom

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association is inviting you to the monthly club (Zoom) meetings: Contact Patrick, KD9BBA patrmci@gmail.com to get an invite with sign-in information.  Thanks!!  

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