leadimage 2020 Field Day Succeeds during Pandemic!

    Thanks to the hard work of several DMRAA Board members and others there was an ARRL Field Day in Des Moines.  The Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center was the location.  The statistics are not in yet but a good time was enjoyed by all.  Certainly the overall numbers (attendees and contacts) were down […]

    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

featuredimage August 25th Meeting to be Determined

The DMRAA board has yet to announce the topic for the August 25th meeting.  As soon as the information becomes ...

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

featuredimage 2020 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2020 Dates July 19th, 2020 September 20th, 2020 November 15th, 2020 Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance ...


IMT Des Moines Marathon Latest ARES Event to be Cancelled

Another ARES event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Marathon, a staple in Des Moines for 20 years has been the largest event for Polk County ARES.  Over the years we have seen this event develop into a premier Iowa running attraction.  Hopefully we’ll see a normal schedule in 2021.

July Virtual Meeting Deemed Sucsessful

The July meeting presented by John, KCØRAM was quite successful.  The topic was use of the Radio Spectrum for UHF and VHF. Most uses of this portion of the bands were discussed.  This included FRS and GMRS as well as CB and Amateur Radio uses.  12 members joined in the discussion.  The result was a […]

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