DMRAA moves forward with Yaesu Fusion.

        The DMRAA board at the January board meeting voted to join the Yaesu digital excitement.  The board has decided to add a 3rd repeater to the club’s resources.  The Yaesu DR-1 has generated a lot of interest in central Iowa.  These repeaters have already been installed as replacements for existing repeaters in Perry, […]

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    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.

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DMRAA Meetings

National Weather Service to present 2015 Spotter Training

The DMRAA's February 24th meeting will be our annual NWS Spotter Training.  This 90 minute presentation is a yearly event ...

DMRAA Events

Coast Guard Auxiliary Presentation

Commander Brandon Butters of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 33, Flotilla 4 gave a great presentation of the mission and ...

VE Testing

2015 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

  Des Moines         1:00 pm March 15, 2015 May 17, 2015 July 19, 2015 September 20, 2015 November 15, 2015 Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance after 1pm) Location:  ...


School Club Roundup is February 9-13!

School clubs are busily prepping their stations for The “Winter/Spring Term” School Club Roundup, which gets under way Monday, February 9 at 1300 UTC, and continues through Friday, February 13, at 2359 UTC. Stations may operate no more than 6 hours in any 24 hour period (up to a maximum of 24 hours). The twice-yearly […]

WØAK-2 on the air at Veterans Hospital

When the new WØAK Kenwood repeater was installed in January of this year the DMRAA board decided to find an appropriate location and coordinate the club’s 2nd repeater WØAK-2 back to Des Moines. The board favored a spot at the Des Moines Veterans Hospital and we were able to get permission to install the old […]

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