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DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 09/27/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Sep 10th, 2022 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings, Uncategorized

The September meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be held 7:00pm Tuesday September 27th, 2022 at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA. The presentation topic will be DMR (Digital Mobile Radio). Future meetings: 10/04/22 DMRAA Board Meeting @ Fort Des Moines Museum […]



3900 Club Hamboree 2022 10/15/2022

Aug 29th, 2022 | By | Category: Area Events, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

For full information on the event, please visit the 3900 Club Hamboree webpage. Location: Boone County Fair Grounds,Community Building, 1601 Industrial Park Road, Boone IA. When: Oct 14 & 15, 2022 Doors open to public @ 8 AM to 1 PM  



New ARES event added for 09/24/2022. Operators needed!

Aug 24th, 2022 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Head of Des Moines Rowing Regatta has been added to the Polk County ARES calendar.  This event is now less than a month away and we need operators to assist with the event. If you are interested in helping with this event, please sign up below. Sign-up for ARES Events



Amateur Radio General License Classes Start 9/28/22

Aug 18th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association sponsors classes geared towards earning the entry level amateur radio technician license and classes for upgrading from technician level to the general license level.  The instructors are members of the DMRAA that have volunteered their time. Amateur Radio General License Classes What: Amateur Radio General License Classes When: Wednesday […]



DMRAA Chili Feed & Auction November 22, 2022 6:00pm

Aug 10th, 2022 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events

The 2022 Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association Chili Feed and Auction will be Tuesday November 22, 2022 6:00pm at the St Paul Presbyterian Church 6426 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131.  Admission is $10.  This includes both the meal and the auction. Bring the extra gear you haven’t used for a while and put it […]



Last Scheduled ARES Event of 2022: Operators needed!

Jul 11th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, Polk County ARES Events

The last scheduled ARES event for the year is approaching on Sunday October 16th, 2022 with the IMT Des Moines Marathon. If you are interested in helping with this event, please sign up below. Sign-up for ARES Events



DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 08/23/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Jul 11th, 2022 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

With the summer vacation season in full swing, we will not have a July meeting. The August meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be held Tuesday August 23rd, 2022 at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA. The presentation topic will be Emergency/Disaster […]



DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 06/28/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Jun 23rd, 2022 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The June meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be held Tuesday June 28th, 2022 at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA.  We will recap Field Day results and then the presentation will be by Mike AE0MW and Pat KD9BBA on projects you […]



Field Day 2022 – 06/24/22 thru 06/26/22

Apr 28th, 2022 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events

The 2022 Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association WØAK Field Day will be held at THE FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER,  officially beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 and ending at 1 p.m. the next day, Sunday, June 26. WØAK will be operating as a 3A station — all stations will be […]



DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 05/24/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Apr 28th, 2022 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The program for the May meeting will be a guided tour of the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center – the home of the DMRAA club station, as well as our annual elections. As in the past, we will be taking nominations from the floor during the meeting, but the current slate of candidates […]