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ICS-300 ICS-400 classes to be offered on weekends in Des Moines

February 21st, 2017

The Polk County Emergency Management Agency is proud to team up with the Safeguard Iowa Partnership to offer two high-demand training opportunities centered around the Incident Command System (ICS).  We heard from our partners that they needed offerings during non-traditional work hours for volunteers and off-shift personnel to attend.  The upcoming ICS 300 and 400 […]



FEMA Online classes available to Hams

August 16th, 2015

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 […]



Polk County Emergency Management to offer ICS-300 & ICS-400 classes

May 29th, 2015

Polk County Emergency Management  excited to again offer both the ICS-300 and ICS-400 courses here in Central Iowa at the Polk County Emergency Operations Center.  Many of the past course offerings have resulted in full classes with waiting lists.  Course descriptions and links to register for either or both courses are below. ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for […]



DMRAA to offer Technician Classes

September 8th, 2013

Classes begin on Sept. 19th (Thursday). There will be 8 Thursday night classes with the 9th session for testing. Des Moines Community Education charges $25.00 per student plus $25.00 for ARRL manual. Contact Ron Hobbs NØXWI or info@dmraa.org for more details.  Classes will be held at Merrill Middle School, 5301 Grand Ave  Des Moines.



Des Moines amateur radio licensing classes begin September 20

September 5th, 2012

Have you ever had a significant other, relative, co-worker, neighbor, or friend wonder what it would be like to immerse themselves in the surging hobby of amateur radio? The Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Des Moines Public Schools Community Education program, offering a Technician licensing class […]



Southeast Iowa Hamfest Sunday, October 1, 2017

August 9th, 2017

Every amateur radio operator must do three things in their life… 1: Go to Dayton, 2: Visit ARRL Headquarters, 3: Attend the 33rd Annual Southeast Iowa Hamfest Sunday, October 1, 2017 Sponsored by the Muscatine and Washington Area Amateur Radio Clubs Muscatine County Fairgrounds 101 N Clay Street West Liberty, Iowa West Liberty is: 45 […]



National Weather Service Anounces Spotter Training Dates

February 13th, 2017

The National Weather Service, Des Moines Forecast Office has announced the Spotter Training dates and locations for 2017.  These trainings provide valuable  education and support to all residents in the local 51 counties served by the Des Moines NWS.  These classes are particularly helpful to the Amateur Radio community in providing the Weather Service with […]



DMRAA Wishes All a Happy New Year

January 1st, 2017

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association would like to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.  One of our resolutions is to reach out to newer operators in an effort to get them on the radio more often.  We also want to encourage club members to reach out and recruit interested neighbors and […]



DMRAA General Class It’s not to late to Join!

August 18th, 2016

While the class has begun, it is not to late to join the group.  Just show up. The DMRAA will conduct a General License class this fall.  The class will be 7 weeks long and will start on Thursday, Sept. 8 and the last class, which will include the testing session on October 20. The sessions will […]



DMRAA General License Class begins September 8th

July 11th, 2016

The DMRAA will conduct a General License class this fall.  The class will be 7 weeks long and will start on Thursday, Sept. 8 and the last class, which will include the testing session on October 20. The sessions will be held at:   Edgewater Retirement Community Wellness Classroom 9225 Cascade Av. West Des Moines, IA   […]