leadimage 2017 DMRAA Hamfest April 22nd

    The 2017 version of the DMRAA Hamfest will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Elwell Family Center located on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  There will be a lot to do at this year’s Hamfest.  First, several vendors are on tap to help you get your radio gear […]

    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 March 28th Meeting to Feature DMR-MARC Linked Repeaters

Tom Bicket, AEØTB with Bill Dedic, WØGEN and Scott Lowe, WAØTPN. will speak about the DMR linked repeaters in Eastern Iowa.  This ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage Annual Skywarn Spotter Training, February 28th, 2017

We know it is hard to think about such things as hail, tornado's and flooding when your back is sore ...

VE Testing

featuredimage 2017 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2017 Dates March 19, 2017 May 21, 2017 July 16, 2017 September 17, 2017 November 19, 2017   Registration ...


Carmi Smith, WØJOC SK

Carmi (Smitty) Smith Altoona Carmi Jess Smith, 90, passed away on February 13, 2017 in Altoona. Carmi was born on May 30, 1926 in Tacoma, WA. He moved with his parents, Jess and Lonetia Smith to Chariton, IA in 1929 and was raised in Chariton and Des Moines. He graduated from North High School in […]

ICS-300 ICS-400 classes to be offered on weekends in Des Moines

The Polk County Emergency Management Agency is proud to team up with the Safeguard Iowa Partnership to offer two high-demand training opportunities centered around the Incident Command System (ICS).  We heard from our partners that they needed offerings during non-traditional work hours for volunteers and off-shift personnel to attend.  The upcoming ICS 300 and 400 […]

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