DMRAA Events

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. […]

General Study Class October 17 through December 12

Jun 26th, 2019 | By | Category: Archive, DMRAA Events

The General class study sessions are scheduled to start Thursday October 17th 2019.  It will run very week until December 12th, 2019.  The only exception will be on Thanksgiving November 28th. Classes will start at 7:00 PM and will be held at a location to be announced. Contact Bob, WØSMS for more information

2019 DMRAA Field Day Coming to Fort Des Moines June 22-23

Apr 28th, 2019 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Field Day, the annual gathering of Amateur Radio operators will occur this June 22nd and 23rd at  THE FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 75 East Army Post Road. This is a great opportunity for operators who want to see what happens when one moves outside of their comfort zone and makes this happen […]

DMRAA Christmas Party December 11th, 2018

Nov 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events

Mark your calendars! This year’s Christmas party will be Tuesday, December 11th.  The   format will be similar to last year’s event.  It’s a potluck at Plymouth Church, 42nd and Ingersoll, in the Waveland Hall rooms 1 and 2. The    adjacent kitchen is available for those needing an oven and/or refrigerator. Please bring a hot dish […]

DMRAA to Host a Special Event Station

Aug 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Chatter, DMRAA Events

  WHEN:       November 03, 2018   WHERE:    FORT DES MOINES MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 75 EAST ARMY POST ROAD As a prelude to VETERANS DAY, 2018, the Museum is sponsoring an event called Massing of Colors ( ) at approximately 10:00 AM on the grounds of the Museum. To help bring attention to this […]

2018 Field Day June 23rd & 24th

Apr 21st, 2018 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Plan on joining the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association for a fun packed Field Day.  We will be at Yellow Banks County Park near Runnels Iowa again this year. We will also be operating out of the two Polk County ARES trailers, Emcom 1 and Emcom 2.  Both are air conditioned and offer protection out […]

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 […]