leadimage Record Rainfall could not Dampen Spirits at Field Day

    The many operators at the ARRL / DMRAA Field Day had a ball making contacts during the 1-day event.  The thunderstorm forced the crew to shut down during the nighttime.  The storm set a record of rain in Des Moines for June 22nd, a whopping 2.41 inches.  That said this year’s Field Day welcomed more […]

    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 July 23rd Meeting will feature Field Day Recap

Field Day Recap We will have an open discussion about Field Day. We will focus on our successes while acknowledging areas that ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage General Study Class Starts July 11th

The General class is Thursday July 11 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, through August  29 ,2019. Testing will be on ...

VE Testing

featuredimage 2019 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2019 Dates July 21 2019 September 15 2019 November 17 2019     Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance ...

Chatter

Technician Class Scheduled for October 12th

The Des Moines Amateur Radio Association is please to announce the upcoming 1-day Technician Class.  The class will be held at the Fort Des Moines Museum,  75 East Army Post Road,  Des Moines, IA   Details below. What:       Amateur Radio Technician Class When:    Saturday, October 12th, 2019  8:00 AM  to about 7:00 PM Where:  75 East […]

Ron Hobbs, NØXWI SK

We have just learned that long time DMRAA member and past officer Ron Hobbs NØXWI became a silent key early this morning Sunday June 9th, 2019.  A Winthrop Mager award holder and a recent recipient of the Bob Evans award Ron exemplified what cheerful service means in Amateur Radio.  Details of his funeral arrangements will […]

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