leadimage Iowa Amateur Radio Callsigns Available on Blackout Plates

    Iowa amateur radio operators may now obtain Blackout plates with call letters correctly displayed.  The change was effective on February 3, 2021 and allows the zero to be shown as a zero with a diagonal line through it.  Finally, it is possible for a zero region call-sign to be properly displayed on a Blackout plate.   Iowa […]

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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.

    Use the contact page to contact the DMRAA for more information on the club's meetings and events.


DMRAA Meetings

April Virtual Meeting

Pat McIntyre, KD9BBA, will present on building an aviation ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast) receiver using a RaspBerry Pi, a ...

DMRAA Events

DMRAA Tailgate Information!

The DMRAA Tailgate will be held at Fort Des Moines Muesum at 75 E Army Post Rd in Des Moines ...

VE Testing

VE Testing April 24th

In person VE Testing will be happening at the DMRAA tailgate on April 24th at 10AM. Fort Des Moines Museum ...

Chatter

DMRAA Board Election Coming Up in May

The DMRAA board elections will be held in May.  If any licensed amateur in good standing with the club is interested in serving in any capacity on the board that person should reach out to Dean, N0XR, by email (dean.r.madsen@gmail.com).  This is an opportunity to participate and get involved in the direction of the club.

Storm Spotter Training, Monday April 19th

The National Weather Service is hosting a final session on Advanced Storm Spotter Training on Monday, April 19th at 7:00 pm.  This was moved to online due to COVID concerns.  It is a 60-75 minute presentation that will cover information about identifying/reporting severe weather, spotter safety, severe weather climatology in Iowa, thunderstorm structure and more. […]

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