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DMRAA 1-Day Technician Class, October 27th, 2018

Aug 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

We have scheduled the new one day tech class on October 27th, 2018.  One day class ,$100.00 They get all books, lunch, snacks and a custom programmed radio. we pay testing fee for that evening. Must be registered by October 13th, 2018 October 2018 Tech Flyer Fort Des Moines   What:       Amateur Radio Technician […]



Paul and Clint to organize a group camp near the ARRL Midwest Division Convention, August 4th & 5th

Jul 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter

Hey everyone, Paul WØYR and I decided to organize a group camp near the ARRL Midwest Division Convention, August 4th & 5th, at the Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City, Iowa. http://arrlmidwestconvention.org/ I reserved a group camp site at Pinicon Ridge County Park just a mile up the road from the fairgrounds.  https://www.mycountyparks.com/county/linn/Park/Pinicon-Ridge-Park.aspx Our group campsite is in a semi-modern to primitive area at the […]



SE Iowa Hamfest October 7th

Jul 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

SE Iowa Hamfest October 7th, 2018  7:00AM West Liberty, IA  Muscatine County Fairgrounds



DMRAA 1-Day Technician Class, October 27th, 2018

Jul 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Uncategorized

We have scheduled the new one day tech class on October 27th, 2018  Same location, One day class ,$100.00 They get all books, lunch, snacks and a custom programmed radio. we pay testing fee for that evening. Must be registered by October 13th, 2018 October 2018 Tech Flyer Fort Des Moines   What:       Amateur […]



Help Needed for the Iowa State Fair Parade, August 8th

Jul 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter

The annual Iowa State Fair Parade is our next Polk County ARES event.  The event uses 20 operators to provide communications to the event organizers.  The construction of the Grand Avenue bridge is now complete and the route is back to Grand Avenue.  Please go to http://dmraa.com/ares to sign up.



Field Day 2018 is a Wrap

Jun 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts

Ok the weather was great Saturday for set up.  Yellow Banks Park Shelter #1 is a great spot.  Not to hot and not to cold.  It was a little cloudy but that was ok.  Wow the folks that were setting up the site really knew what they were doing!  I did very little but they […]



July 24th Meeting, KAØFTO

Jun 29th, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join Larry,  KAØFTO for his presentation / discussion EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS.  Larry will help us understand the ins and outs of Fiber Optic communications. July 24th, 2018 7:00 PM Waveland Room, 2nd floor Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  Des Moines, IA June 26th, 2018



Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta, September 29th, 2018

Jun 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Area Events

Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta, September 29th, 2018.   The event uses 20 operators to provide communications to the event organizers.  Please go to http://dmraa.com/ares to sign up.



June Static Sheet Now Posted

Jun 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter

The June edition of the Des Moines Radio Amateur Association is now posted.  The June edition has information about Field Day.  You can finf it listed in the Static Sheets page.  Or you can click here June 2018.  Enjoy!



ARRL Field Day, June 23rd and 24th

Jun 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Area Events

Field Day. June 23rd—24th — always the 4th full weekend in June! The DMRAA board has decided to operate a 3-Alpha station. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. We will again use both of the Polk County ARES trailers for operating Come early and enjoy the set-up . For some, set-up is more fun that operating! […]