DMRAA Events

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 […]



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 […]



2022 DMRAA Hamfest!

Feb 23rd, 2022 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

We are pleased to announce the return of the DMRAA Hamfest at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The 2022 DMRAA Hamfest will be returning to the Elwell Family Food Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on April 23rd, 2022. For details please see our flyer or check out http://dmraa.com/hamfest We hope to see you all there! […]



2021 DMRAA Christmas Party

Dec 7th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Please join us for the 2021 DMRAA Christmas Party and get together. The event will be held at Bianchi’s Hilltop Restaurant on the East Side of Des Moines on Tuesday, December 14th. Doors open at 7pm, and you can find us in the Party Room. You can find their menu here. Each person is responsible […]



2021 Massing of the Colors

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The DMRAA is operating a Special Event station at the Museum on November 6th, 2021. Amateur Operators are encouraged to visit the Fort between 9am and 4pm to operating in this event. This is a great opportunity to experience HF operation first hand! Questions please contact Dennis, KA0DOS.



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 […]



International Museums Weekend 2021

May 25th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Plans are underway to join in a worldwide special operating event, INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS WEEKENDS 2021. DMRAA will set up a station at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center, beginning with tower and antenna assembly, on June 12 at approximately 9:00 AM. Operating will take place the following weekend, June 19-20, 8:00 AM – […]



DMRAA Tailgate Information!

Apr 17th, 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 April 24th. The “gates” will open at 7am. The North parking lot will be reserved for tailgate sellers. Attendees should park in the lot across the street to the west. Look for a […]



COVID-19 Affecting DMRAA Activities

Apr 22nd, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The Corona Virus pandemic is certainly changing how groups conduct themselves in these trying time.  We would suggest that DMRAA club members consider checking in to the Des Moines ares weekly nets.  As restrictions begin to ease, club information will be discussed on these nets.  You patience is appreciated.



Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association’s NI6BB will be on the air Dec. 28

Dec 13th, 2019 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

A few days after Santa bring you that new HF rig, you’ll have a unique opportunity to contact a piece of History.   The Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association’s NI6BB will be on the air Dec. 28, 2019 from 1600 to 2359 UTC to commemorate Iowa statehood in 1846.  Anticipated frequencies will be 7043, 7243. […]