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DMRAA Fall 2022 Survey Results

Sep 7th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, Club Business, DMRAA Meetings

Please find an abbreviated version of our recently conducted fall survey attached to this post. The board will be reviewing these items during upcoming meetings and making changes as necessary. The first change will be an increase in email notifications of meetings and events. A notification will be sent several days in advance of a […]



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 […]



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



First ARES Events of 2022 Approaching! 05/07/22 & 05/14/22

Apr 28th, 2022 | By | Category: Area Events, Chatter, Polk County ARES Events

The first ARES events of 2022 are almost  here.  The American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb is May 7th at Principal Park.  The following weekend on May 14th is the Market to Market Relay If you are interested in helping with either event, please sign up below. Sign-up for ARES Events



DMRAA Board Election Scheduled for May

Apr 5th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, Club Business

The DMRAA board elections will be held at the May membership meeting.  If any licensed amateur in good standing with the club that has been a member for at least a year is interested in serving in any capacity on the board, that person should reach out to Ray, W0RAY, by email (w0ray@outlook.com).  This is […]



DMRAA Meeting Tuesday, 2/22/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Feb 16th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, DMRAA Meetings

The next scheduled meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be on the regular 4th Tuesday of the month, February 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM.  The program will be constructing a HotSpot for DMR, DStarr, Fusion and other modes using a Raspberry Pi and a MMDVM daughter board.  Please join us and see […]



DMRAA Meeting 01/25/2022, 7:00pm, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Jan 23rd, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, DMRAA Meetings

The next scheduled meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be on our regular fourth Tuesday of the month, January 25, 2022 at 7:00pm. The program will describe a construction project for a station accessory. Those interest in constructing one for themself may inform the presenter(s) and can return on Saturday morning to […]



Cabin Fever Reliever 2022

Dec 7th, 2021 | By | Category: Chatter

Rich, WA0JFS and Allen, W0KWM, are again jointly sponsoring the Cabin Fever Reliever swap meet in January. The event will be held on January 22nd 2022 at the Saylorville Events Center at 2081 NW Prairie Ln. Doors open at 7am and everything wraps up at 10:00. There will be a door prize, a Yaesu FT-5DR […]



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. […]