leadimage 2015 Field Day is a Charmer!

      This year’s Field Day was a very nice time.  Several of the many hams that helped set up for Field Day commented on how smooth everything went.  Various groups set up three towers, beams and rotors with little difficulty.  Other folks were busy setting up the radios and logging computers.  The food was scrumptious […]

    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 NØNI Outing, August Meeting

The August 25th meeting will be a field trip to Rippey, IA to visit the contest station of Tony, NØNI. ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage 2015 DMRAA Chili Feed / Auction

Next DMRAA event is the annual DMRAA Chili Feed and Auction at the St. Paul Presbyterian Church at 6426 Merle Hay ...

VE Testing

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

  Des Moines         1:00 pm September 20, 2015 November 15, 2015 Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance after 1pm) Location:  Johnstone Supply Classroom (2nd ...


Getting an FRN number

Rick, NØCFL suggests that prospective Hams (those who plan on testing for an Amateur Radio license) log on to the FCC website and get an FRN number.  He assures us that this will speed up the issuance of the license once they have passed the exam. Electronic Registration: If not already registered in CORES, go to […]

FEMA Online classes available to Hams

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment.   Each class takes approximately 3 hours. ICS-100 and ICS-700 are recommended for all amateur radio operators. IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 www.training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b […]

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