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2018 Area Testing Sessions for Des Moines, Boone, Ames & Marshalltown

Nov 27th, 2016 | By | Category: VE Testing

Des Moines         1:00 pm 2018 Dates January. 21 March. 18 May  20 July 15 September  16 November  18   Registration starts at 12:30 PM (no admittance after 1pm) Location:  Johnstone Supply Classroom (2nd floor) 11000 Justin Drive Urbandale, IA  50322 Sponsored by the Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association Contact: Rick Allen NØCFL (515) 795-2162 n0cfl@arrl.net […]



Learn how to use your New Radio

Feb 29th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

So you’ve passed the technician test and now you want to learn how to use your new radio.  This evening class is for you.  It will teach you how to use and understand programming your new Baofeng.  Time will also be spent discussing proper net procedure.  We want you to be comfortable using your new […]



APRS is topic for March Meeting

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us March 22nd for a presentation on Automatic Packer Reporting System APRS.  Brain, KØSXY and Kirk, WL7CLI will explain APRS and why it is such a valuable tool for various Amateur and community uses.  Feel free to bring your questions. 7:00 PM Waveland Room Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd and Ingersoll



Introduction to HF

Feb 15th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

DMRAA’s February 23rd  meeting will feature a presentation by Bill, NUØQ.  The topic will be about HF radio and is intended for all club members with attention to the newer Hams who are exploring many new aspects of our hobby. February 23rd, 2016 Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  



2016 DMRAA Hamfest April 16th, 2016

Feb 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Archive

Coming soon to the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Elwell Center.  April 16th.  Mark your calendars for the annual DMRAA Hamfest.  This ARRL Sponsored event will provide several forums as well as ARRL VE Testing and a large area for selling your excess gear. Please join us April 16th, 2016 Elwell Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, […]



Winter RF Fest, February 27th, 2016

Feb 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Archive

It’s a swap meet and a chance to meet up with your old ham buddies or make new ones. Bring your countless goodies or anything that you want to buy, sell or trade to Perry, IA on February 27th, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is sponsored by HARC and proceeds will […]



SWIARC Hamfest March 5th, 2016

Feb 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Archive

McClelland IA Hamfest 05 Mar 2016 MFJ pwr sup Door Prize SWIARC’s annual first Saturday in March (03/05) Hamfest is coming up. It’s out at McClelland IA again, 10 miles East and North of Council Bluffs. Open at 8AM, McClelland City Office    117 Main St    McClelland, IA Admission $4 Tables $6 (includes 1 admission Greg […]



WØMG Swap Meet July 16th 2016

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Archive

Saturday July 16th, 2016 NCC Pavillion and Parking lot, National Cattle Congress Campgrounds 250 Ainsborough Avenue Waterloo, Iowa 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Click here for Flyer Swap Meet WØMG



Ham Radio Promotion Video

Jan 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Chatter

Mark, WØGZR sent this little diddy along.  A rather unique way to promote our hobby.   Now if we really wanted to attract new hams….   Click here: Join Us in the Airwaves by The Ham Band – YouTube  



EC-001 Field Course: Important News

Jan 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Chatter

If any of your members had signed up to take this course that starts tonight, please have them email me today as somehow, the information that I had for their contacts was deleted off my computer during an upgrade.  If they can contact me I can get them into the class tonight. Thanks. — Joe […]