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 […]

    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

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

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 ...


Story County Amateur Radio Club Foxhunt June 13Th

The Story County Amateur Radio Club is hosting another socially distant Fox Hunt, or hidden transmitter hunt, at 2pm on Sunday, June 13th in Ames, Iowa. We request all interested hunters assemble in the parking lot west of Hy-Vee Gas, Grand Avenue and Lincoln Way to register with the hunt leader and receive the rules briefing. Hunters […]

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.

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