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General Class Fast Approaching, Febuary 1st

Jan 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts

Amateur Radio General License Class Offered by the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association This class will prepare you to take the FCC General License Exam. The Thursday evening classes will conclude with ARRL, VE examiners administering the General Exam.   What:   Amateur Radio General License Class When: Thursday evenings February 1, through March 22, […]



SKYWARN Spotter Training February 27th

Dec 14th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

SKYWARN Spotter Training The National Weather Service will conduct their annual Spotter training at the February 27th meeting. All amateurs are invited and encouraged to attend. General Public is also welcome. Please join us. 7:00 PM Recital Hall, 3rd floor Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  Des Moines, IA  



DMRAA Christmas Party Good Eats!

Dec 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Alerts

The tradition of great food and much fellowship continued at the annual DMRAA Christmas party.  Thanks to Dennis, KAØDOS and his wife Sandy the room was festive and the ham was tasty. President Bruce Brumm, KCØZMT spoke about the accomplishments of the club and recognized the DMRAA board and others that have made the club […]



4/21/2018 DMRAA Hamfest

Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

The 2018 DMRAA Hamfest will be held on Saturday, April 21nd, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Elwell Family Center located on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. VE Testing will be held at the Elwell Center, with registration starting at 9:00 am and testing beginning at 9:30 am.



2/24/2018 HARC Winter RF Fest

Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club Winter RF Fest Saturday, February 24th 2018 8:00 AM to Noon. Admission is $7 and tables are $10. Location Perry National Guard Armory 2930 Willis Avenue, Perry, IA 50220



03/03/2018 | Southwest Iowa ARC Hamfest

Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

03/03/2018 | Southwest Iowa ARC Hamfest Location: McClelland, IA Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club Website: http://swiradio.org/



Multi-Mode Digital Voice Modem January 23rd Meeting Topic

Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

With the development and arrival of the Multi-Mode Digital Voice Modem software we now have the ability to choose from four modes within one repeater. Ray, WØRAY will show this capability in a repeater system that operates with D-Star, DMR, P25, Yaesu System Fusion. Join us, 7:00 PM  January 23rd, 2018 Waveland Room (2nd floor) […]



Fight for Air Climb, Sunday April 8th, 2018

Nov 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Area Events

Never too early to start thinking about the first ARES event of the year.  The Fight for Air Climb is all indoors and fun.  Feel free to sign up at http://dmraa.com/ares



Amateur Radio General License Class, Starts February 1st, 2018

Nov 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Chatter, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

Amateur Radio General License Class Offered by the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association This class will prepare you to take the FCC General License Exam. The Thursday evening classes will conclude with ARRL, VE examiners administering the General Exam.   What:   Amateur Radio General License Class When: Thursday evenings February 1, through March 22, […]



Emcom 1 Now Ready for First Event

Nov 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Alerts

  Polk County ARES is pleased to announce that its newest emergency communications trailer will be used in the upcoming Living History Farms Fun Race.  The trailer was provided by Polk County Emergency Management.  This trailer has twice the interior room as compared to our older Emcom 2 trailer.  The trailer is a tandem axle […]