Are you ready for a HAM filled fall?

        You won’t need to look very far to find a host of fun and rewarding things to add to your list of to-do items after Labor Day.   The NDMS (National Defense Medical System) full scale exercise in Sept 4th.  Contact Scott, NØOOD for more details. Later in September (September 27th) will […]

    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

Fox Hunting for all of us!

Clint Miller, KCØJUO will be the quest presenter at the September monthly meeting. The topic will be the many aspects of ...

DMRAA Events

DMRAA to present Technician Class in Ankeny

Ankeny Community Education will host the next DMRAA Technician class.  Information and enrollment information is available online. Click here for the ...

VE Testing

Area Testing Sessions

  Des Moines         1:00pm September 21, 2014, November 16, 2014,   Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance after 1pm) Location:  Johnstone Supply Classroom (2nd floor) 11000 ...


Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Still Circling the Earth

  Three plastic foil-envelope balloons carrying Amateur Radio payloads and launched from the UK by Leo Bodnar, M0XER, remain aloft and continue to circle the Earth. The oldest, identified as B-63, was released on July 8 and became the second of Bodnar’s balloons to circumnavigate the globe. The first to do so, B-64, went up […]

Story County ARES Needs Operators for GAAR

The Great Ames Adventure Race (GAAR) will be held Sunday morning, September 7th at Ada Hayden Heritage Park in north Ames.  Individuals or teams up to four will compete on a course consisting of a three-mile canoe race, followed by a 15-mile bike ride and finishing with a 5K run.  See for more information.  The Story County […]

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