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IMT Des Moines Marathon October 21st, 2018

Sep 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Area Events

Our largest and next ARES event is the annual IMT Des Moines Marathon October 21st, 2018.  This event requires 40 radio operators.  Please consider signing up for the Marathon. Please go to http://dmraa.com/ares to sign up.



Radio City to Close

Sep 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts

Long time friends of the Des Moines Amateur community have announced that they will soon close Radio City.  The notice of their closing follows below.  Long time vendors at the DMRAA Hamfest they will surely be missed.  We thank Dan and Maline for their many years of friendship.   *Sept. 11th , 2018*   *It’s […]



September 25th Meeting to Feature ARES Presentation

Sep 7th, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Scott Kirstein NØOOD  will present at the September meeting regarding ARES. Join us September 25th, 2018  7:00PM Waveland Room Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll, Des Moines



Friday Lunch Bunch Loaction Change

Aug 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter

The Lunch Bunch is moving to the Pizza Ranch effective September 7th, 2018.  After many years of Friday lunches at Buffet City it was decided to go for a change of venue.  The attendance has been sluggish and folks still coming decided to move the Friday get together to a new location.  The Lunch Bunch […]



Emergency Preparedness Topic for August DMRAA Meeting

Aug 9th, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

September is Emergency Preparedness Month. In keeping with this theme, and broadening our scope a bit  beyond “radio preparedness,” Jon Davis will be presenting an Active Shooter training during our August meeting. August 28th, 2018 7:00 PM Waveland Room, 2nd floor Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  Des Moines, IA



DMRAA to Host a Special Event Station

Aug 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter, DMRAA Events

  WHEN:       November 03, 2018   WHERE:    FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 75 EAST ARMY POST ROAD As a prelude to VETERANS DAY, 2018, the Museum is sponsoring an event called Massing of Colors ( http://moww.org ) at approximately 10:00 AM on the grounds of the Museum. To help bring attention to this […]



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

Aug 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Archive

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 […]



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.