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Hamboree 2019 June 1st in Boone

May 9th, 2019 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

The 3900 Cub is hosting the 2019 Hamboree in Boone, IA  June 1st. Click here for flyer

2019 Field Day Schedule Announced

May 8th, 2019 | By | Category: Chatter

Field Day Chairman, Dennis O’Brien, KAØDOS has just listed the DMRAA 2019 ARRL Field Day schedule.  All Amateur’s are welcomed and encouraged to assist with this year’s event.  Field Day in Des Moines has been moved to THE FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 75 East Army Post Road, Des Moines. Schedule is Friday […]

KAØFTO’s Take on the 2019 DMRAA Hamfest

Apr 29th, 2019 | By | Category: Chatter

Hamfest 2019! By Larry KAØFTO Ok did you miss it?  Why should you have attended? Reason 1   To sell/buy treasures. Reason 2   Purchase a table and let everyone walk by so you can see/meet folks that you barely see once a year. Reason #2 was just as important as Reason #1 this year.  I missed […]

2019 DMRAA Field Day Coming to Fort Des Moines June 22-23

Apr 28th, 2019 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Field Day, the annual gathering of Amateur Radio operators will occur this June 22nd and 23rd at  THE FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 75 East Army Post Road. This is a great opportunity for operators who want to see what happens when one moves outside of their comfort zone and makes this happen […]

Wow, What a great Hamfest

Apr 28th, 2019 | By | Category: Alerts

A little bit of chill, wind and rain could not dampen the spirits at the 2019 DMRAA Hamfest.  They was plenty of decent quality used gear as well as a large selection provided by Associated Radio.  Of course the Radio Adapter Guy and D and L Antenna Supply saw a lot of traffic too.  Thanks […]


Apr 14th, 2019 | By | Category: Chatter

In an effort to encourage participation in Field Day, the site will be moved to THE FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 75 East Army Post Road. It is hoped that this location will be more convenient for hams, family members and the public to participate in Field Day activities. More details will be […]

Market to Market Relay Race May 11th

Apr 13th, 2019 | By | Category: Area Events

The Market to Market Relay Race is May 11th, 2019.  This event requires about 25 operators  Operators are stationed about every 5 – 6 miles from Jefferson to Des Moines.  The race starts at 6:00 AM in Jefferson and finishes in Des Moines by 9:00 PM.  Most operators are on station for about 4.5 hours.  […]

Dayton Recap & Annual Elections of Board and Officers

Apr 2nd, 2019 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us May 28th for our annual elections.  There will also be discussion with the members who were able to attend the Dayton Hamvention. May 28, 2019 7:00pm  Church Waveland room Plymouth Congregational 42nd and Ingersoll

Access to Plymouth Church Limited Due to Construction

Mar 24th, 2019 | By | Category: Chatter

Plymouth Church is repairing it’s tower.  The drive on the south side of the church will be closed for approximately 6 weeks.  During this time folks are asked to enter the church parking lot from either Ingersoll or from 41st street to the east.  You may also enter the parking ramp off of Grand Avenue. […]

Iowa Hamfest Calendar

Mar 1st, 2019 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

  HAMFEST/CONVENTION 03/16/2019 | Marc 31st annual swapmeet Location: Oskaloosa, IA Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Mahaska Amateur Radio Club Learn More HAMFEST/CONVENTION 04/06/2019 | Heartland Hams ARC Hamfest Location: Glenwood, IA Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Heartland Hams Amateur Radio Club Website: Learn More HAMFEST/CONVENTION 04/27/2019 | DMRAA Hamfest Location: Des Moines, IA Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association Website: Learn More HAMFEST/CONVENTION 05/31/2019 | 3900 […]