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Are YOU Getting Ready for Field Day 2018

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts

It’s time! Time that is, for the 2018 edition of the ARRL sponsored Field Day. June 22nd—22rd — always the 4th full weekend in June! The DMRAA board has voted to operate a 3-Alpha station, which will mean plenty of room for operators. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. We will again use both of the […]

CVARC Hamfest August 8th

May 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

CVARC Hamfest August 8th  8:00AM Central City, IA  Linn County Fairgrounds

DMRAA 1 Day Technician Class June 16th, 2018

May 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

The Des Moines Radio Amateur Association will host a 1 Day Technician Class on June 16th, 2018 June 2018 Tech Flyer   What:       Amateur Radio Technician Class When:    Saturday, June 16th, 2018  8:00 AM  to about 7:00 PM Where:  Edgewater Retirement Community,  9225 Cascade Ave. West Des                          Moines, IA      “Wellness Room”  – this […]

08/04/2018 Midwest Division Convention

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

08/04/2018 | Midwest Division Convention Location: Linn County Fair Grounds at Central City, IA Type: ARRL Convention Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Website:

Dayton Recap and DMRAA Elections

May 4th, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us May 22nd for a travel log to the Dayton Hamvention.  Presented my Mike, AEØMW this offers the folks that couldn’t make it to the Hamvention an opportunity to see what they missed.  May is also the time each year that the DMRAA elcts board members and officers. May 22nd, 2018 7:00PM Waveland Room […]

Story County Amateur Radio Club Fox Hunt June 3rd

May 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter

The Story County Amateur Radio Club is hosting a Fox Hunt, or hidden transmitter hunt, on Sunday, June 3rd in Ames, Iowa. We request all interested hunters assemble in the parking lot west of Hy-Vee Gas, Grand Avenue and Lincoln Way to register with the hunt leader and receive the rules briefing. Hunters may be individuals or teams and the […]

Market to Market Relay Race, Saturday May 12th, 2018

Apr 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Area Events

Please join us for the annual Market to Market Relay Race Saturday May 12th, 2018.  This race involves 7 member teams that run the trails from Jefferson to downtown Des Moines.  These teams changer runners about every 5 miles.  There are 18 exchange points along the trail.  Operators are on station about 5 hours. Please […]

2018 Field Day June 23rd & 24th

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Plan on joining the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association for a fun packed Field Day.  We will be at Yellow Banks County Park near Runnels Iowa again this year. We will also be operating out of the two Polk County ARES trailers, Emcom 1 and Emcom 2.  Both are air conditioned and offer protection out […]

Ron Hobbs NØXWI Receives 2018 Bob Evans Award

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts

Ron Hobbs NØXWI was awarded the 2018 Bob Evans award at the recent DMRAA Hamfest.  The Bob Evans award is given to an Amateur Radio operator who has given great service to the Ham community.  The recipient need not be a DMRAA member.  Several members of the DMRAA board commented on Ron’s unselfish efforts to […]

SWIARA Hamfest June 9th

Mar 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

SWIARA Hamfest June 9th, 2018  8:00AM 705 East Taylor Street Creston, IA Click here for Flyer