leadimage Kirk Nelson Receives the 2016 Winthrop Mager Award

    Kirk Nelson, WL7CLI was awarded the Des Moines Radio Amateur’s Association’s highest award at the recent DMRAA Christmas Party.  Kirk was recognized for his service to the club and service to the many ARES events he assists with, notable are the many hours setting up and managing the APRS trackers used for the IMT Des […]

    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 January DMRAA meeting, January 24th, 2017

Please join us for the first DMRAA meeting of 2017.  Bob, KAØOMM promises to share more stories about the infamous ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage Annual Skywarn Spotter Training, February 28th, 2017

We know it is hard to think about such things as hail, tornado's and flooding when your back is sore ...

VE Testing

featuredimage 2017 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2017 Dates March 19, 2017 May 21, 2017 July 16, 2017 September 17, 2017 November 19, 2017   Registration ...


BRRR Ride February 4th Needs Operators

Dallas Country ARES is looking for a little help with the annual BRRR Bike Ride to Rippey. The event will be Saturday February 4th, 2017.  Please contact Don Price KCØMTF at kc0mft@arrl.net to sign up.

DMRAA to offer Technician Class, February 10th & 11th

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association is pleased to announce an upcoming Technician Class.  This one evening and one day class will prepare the student to take the FCC Technician exam immediately following the Saturday class.  Cost is $45 and includes books, instruction, lunch and snacks.  The FCC License test is $15. The location will […]

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