DMRAA Events

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]