leadimage Are You a Doer?

    I ask this question with regards to service within the boundaries of Amateur Radio.  A quick Google search showed: doer, “a person who acts rather than merely talking or thinking”.  I’d like to think that it is the Doers that exemplify Amateur Radio Emergency Service.  These are the folks that give up their time, usually […]

    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 First 2020 Meeting is January 28th

The first meeting of the New Year will be January 28th, 2020.  The topic is Drones and will be presented ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage Pay Your DMRAA Dues Online

The DMRAA has just made it easier to pay your club dues.  Just go to http://dmraa.com/extras and you will see ...

VE Testing

featuredimage 2020 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2020 Dates January 19th, 2020 March 15th, 2020 May 17th, 2020 July 19th, 2020 September 20th, 2020 ...


Cabin Fever Fever Reliever  January 25th, 2020

  The second annual Cabin Fever Reliever will be held at the Saylorville Event Center 3081 NW Prairie Lane between Saylorville and Johnston just North of 66th Avenue, Doors open at 7AM Door Prize drawing is at 9AM.  The event ends at 10AM. Admission is free will.  The 9am main door prize will be a […]

Iowa Legislature Working to Allow Black Plates for Ham Radio

Yesterday, January 15th, Representatives Olson, Jones, and Mitchell introduced HF2020 which is a bill to allow amateur radio operators to have Blackout plates.  They are proposing to make the change to the Code section that is specific to radio operator plates, so that is a  good, direct way to make the change.  I am hopeful […]

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