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    The latest DMRAA Hamfest proves that Amateur Radio can be fun and interesting.  Along with great forums and plenty of new and used equipment a large crowd enjoyed the fellowship this Saturday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  Have a look at the PhotoStream in the upper right hand side of this page.  The members of the Des […]

    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 Credit Card Security Upgrades

  Join us at the  April 27th DMRAA Meeting  The news has been full of stories of credit card data that has ...

DMRAA Events

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  Jack KØJQA demonstrates proper soldering techniques for coax connectors at the March DMRAA meeting.  Jack also explained the differences between ...

VE Testing

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

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


DMRAA Presents Bob Evans Award

The 2015 Robert M. Evans award was presented to Jon Davis, KCØUSS, during the DMRAA’s Hamfest on April 18.  Davis, who is also the Deputy Director for Polk County Emergency Management, has demonstrated  his support of both the DMRAA and ARES in various ways throughout the years, and helped to raise the profile of the […]

ARRL EC-001 Emergency Communications Field Course CANCELLED

ARRL EC-001 has been canceled Since there was only one registration for the Field EC-001 course that was scheduled for 24-26 Apr 2015, I have canceled the course. Joe Hoepfner 319-215-9709  

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