leadimage 2015 DMRAA Hamfest is Brilliant

    The latest DMRAA Hamfest proves that Amateur Radio can be fun and interesting.  Along with great forums and plenty of new and used equipment a large crowd enjoyed the fellowship this Saturday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  Have a look at the PhotoStream in the upper right hand side of this page.  The members of the 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 DMRAA Annual Election at May Meeting

Its that time of year.  The new slate of board members and officers is ready for your approval.  A sample ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage 2015 ARRL Field Day June 27-28

Field Day is just around the corner.  The board of the DMRAA is busy making plans for another great event. ...

VE Testing

featuredimage 2015 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

  Des Moines         1:00 pm July 19, 2015 September 20, 2015 November 15, 2015 Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance after 1pm) Location:  Johnstone Supply Classroom ...


FCC to Eliminate Vanity Call Fee

It would appear that economics even affect the FCC.  In a bulletin dated May 21, 2015.  The FCC has announced that they will cease to collect fees for vanity call signs or for GMRS registrations.  The full bulletin can be see by clicking here.    The information appears on pages 8 and 9.

DMRAA Presents Bob Evans Award

The 2015 Robert M. Evans award was presented to Jon Davis, KCØUSS, during the DMRAA’s Hamfest on April 18.  Davis, who is also the Deputy Director for Polk County Emergency Management, has demonstrated  his support of both the DMRAA and ARES in various ways throughout the years, and helped to raise the profile of the […]

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