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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Haven't been to the site recently? Here are some of the things you have missed:

  • No July Meeting
  • June *In Person* Meeting!!
  • Cedar Valley Hamfest August 7th & 8th
  • International Museums Weekend 2021
  • April Virtual Meeting
    • 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

    No July Meeting

    The DMRAA July meeting has been cancelled. Enjoy the vacation season and please join us again in August!

    DMRAA Events

    International Museums Weekend 2021

    Plans are underway to join in a worldwide special operating event, INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS WEEKENDS 2021. DMRAA will set up a station ...

    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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