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2nd Annual Fall Tailgate Information

Sep 27th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The DMRAA Tailgate will be held at Fort Des Moines Muesum at 75 E Army Post Rd in Des Moines on Saturday October 16th. The “gates” will open at 7am. The North parking lot will be reserved for tailgate sellers. There will be coffee and cookies available, as well as the possibility of touring the DMRAA club […]



August Meeting

Aug 23rd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

This month’s meeting will be a hybrid meeting. We will be meeting in person at the Fort Des Moines Museum, 75 East Army Post Road at 7pm on Tuesday, August 24. The meeting will also be presented via Zoom at the link below.  This month’s topic will give us an overview of QSO Parties. The […]



June *In Person* Meeting!!

Jun 21st, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Dean Madsen, N0XR, will be presenting a Field Day Primer in preparation for Field Day 2021 this coming weekend.  This meeting will be in person at Fort Des Moines located at 75 E Army Post Rd, in Des Moines.  Meeting will start at 7:00 PM.



April Virtual Meeting

Apr 26th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Pat McIntyre, KD9BBA, will present on building an aviation ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast) receiver using a RaspBerry Pi, a Software Defined Receiver and a home built antenna.



Club Station Steering Committee Being Formed

Apr 17th, 2021 | By | Category: Club Business

If you are interested in helping to steer the development of the club station at Fort Des Moines please reach out to Bob, W0SMS



DMRAA Board Election Coming Up in May

Apr 17th, 2021 | By | Category: Chatter

The DMRAA board elections will be held in May.  If any licensed amateur in good standing with the club is interested in serving in any capacity on the board that person should reach out to Dean, N0XR, by email (dean.r.madsen@gmail.com).  This is an opportunity to participate and get involved in the direction of the club.



Storm Spotter Training, Monday April 19th

Apr 17th, 2021 | By | Category: Chatter

The National Weather Service is hosting a final session on Advanced Storm Spotter Training on Monday, April 19th at 7:00 pm.  This was moved to online due to COVID concerns.  It is a 60-75 minute presentation that will cover information about identifying/reporting severe weather, spotter safety, severe weather climatology in Iowa, thunderstorm structure and more. […]



March Virtual Meeting

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Bob and Dennis will will provide an update on the status of the club station and future work needed at Ft Des Moines and what that means for DMRAA members and the amateur radio community.  There will be time for questions and answers. Note: New Zoom Link required. Prior links will not work.  Click this link […]