DMRAA Events

SKYWARN Spotter Training February 27th

Dec 14th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

SKYWARN Spotter Training The National Weather Service will conduct their annual Spotter training at the February 27th meeting. All amateurs are invited and encouraged to attend. General Public is also welcome. Please join us. 7:00 PM Recital Hall, 3rd floor Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  Des Moines, IA  



DMRAA Christmas Party, December 12th

Oct 29th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Please join us for food and festivities at the Annual DMRAA Christmas Party.  This is the time that the Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association presents the Winthrop Mager Award, it’s highest award to the amateur radio operator who has most help the DMRAA and Amateur Radio in the past year. The  recipient is chosen from […]



November meeting, DMRAA ChiliFeed Auction November 21st

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The annual DMRAA ChiliFeed and Auction.  This once a year event helps you thin out the shack and then fill it back up again!  Auction cost is $6 and includes the chili.  Help a new ham get his shack started and make your wife happy about it! 6:00 PM food 7: PM Auction November 21st, 2017  […]



DMRAA Field Day, June 24th – 25th, 2016

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Field Day is June 25th, 2016. Yellow Banks County Park is the location for the 2017 edition of the annual ARRL Field Day.  The location this year remains the same. Yellow Bank County Park, shelter #1. The event starts at 1:00 PM on Saturday June 25th and continues until 1:00 PM on the 26th.  Set-up […]



DMRAA Hamfest April 22nd, 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

  The 2017 version of the DMRAA Hamfest will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Elwell Family Center located on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  There will be a lot to do at this year’s Hamfest.  First, several vendors are on tap to help you get your radio […]



Annual Skywarn Spotter Training, February 28th, 2017

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

We know it is hard to think about such things as hail, tornado’s and flooding when your back is sore from shoveling snow, but  come spring it will be on our minds!  Please join the DMRAA for our annual Skywarn Spotter training February 28th, 2017.  Presented by the National Weather Service and hosted by the […]



DMRAA to host JOTA October 15th, Ankeny location announced

Jun 30th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The DMRAA will be hosting the annual Jamboree on the Air station this year.  JOTA will be held at the Outdoor Education Center in Ankeny from 10AM to 5PM on October 15th. Please encourage your friends and any Scouts that you may know to join the fun. If you’re interested in being a part of the […]



2016 ARRL Field Day June 25-26

Apr 17th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The DMRAA is busy making plans for the 2016 edition of the annual ARRL Field Day.  The location this year has been changed.  Due to construction of new shelters at Fort Des Moines County Park the Location has been changed to Yellow Bank County Park, shelter #1.  This beautiful Polk County Park just south of […]



DMRAA Hamfest coming April 16th, 2016

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

It is time to start thinking about the DMRAA’s annual Hamfest.  The 2016 version of the DMRAA Hamfest will be held on Saturday, April 16th, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Elwell Family Center located on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  Click here to go to the 2016 Hamfest page.   Click here for […]



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 […]