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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    COVID Note: Please check current posts for updates on meetings.

    The general meeting of the DMRAA is held the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center on East Army Post Road in Des Moines, IA. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and last for approximately an hour. Meetings are free and you do not have to be a licensed ham to attend our meetings.

    COVID Note: Board meetings are currently being held virtually. Contact a board member if you are interested in attending.

    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

November Chili Feed / Auction Cancelled

Due to the ongoing COVID situation we will not be having our usual chili feed and auction in November. Stay tuned ...

DMRAA Events

2021 Massing of the Colors

The DMRAA is operating a Special Event station at the Museum on November 6th, 2021. Amateur Operators are encouraged to ...

VE Testing

December 2021 VE Testing in Marshalltown

Date December 4 th 2021 Check In 9:30 AM Exam Starts 10:00AM Location Marshall County Emergency Management 3rd Floor ...


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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