DMRAA Meetings

May 23rd Meeting: Dayton Recap & DMRAA Election

May 7th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

We all wanted to go and see the new location for the Dayton Hamvention but for many of us it isn’t to be.  The next best thing is to come to the May DMRAA meeting where Mike, AEØMW will show us what many missed.  Yhe annual DMRAA election of Officers and board will also be […]



Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Presentation April 25th

Mar 12th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us April 25th for a presentation of the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network Presented by Matt Chenoweth, KEØIAT the AREDN is timely given the various needs presented by some of our served agencies. Waveland Room, 7:00PM April 25, 2017 Plymouth Congregational Church, 42nd and Ingersoll. What is an AREDN™ Network? An Amateur Radio Emergency Data […]



March 28th Meeting to Feature DMR-MARC Linked Repeaters

Jan 28th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Tom Bicket, AEØTB with Bill Dedic, WØGEN and Scott Lowe, WAØTPN. will speak about the DMR linked repeaters in Eastern Iowa.  This rapidly grown system of digital repeaters may offer some special advantages for severe weather reports to the National Weather Service as well as civil emergencies.  Join us for the presentation and discussion. Tuesday March 28th, […]



January DMRAA meeting, January 24th, 2017

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

Please join us for the first DMRAA meeting of 2017.  Bob, KAØOMM promises to share more stories about the infamous “Eyeball QSO” award.  The DMRAA has a rich history and hopefully we’ll have some “seasoned” hams to keep Bob honest. January 24th, 2017  7:00 pm Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll, Des Moines    



DMRAA Christmas Party, December 13th

Nov 20th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Events, DMRAA Meetings

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 […]



Mike, ACØBD Shares ARRL Teachers Institute Experience for October 25th Meeting

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Iowa ARRL Section Youth Coordinator Mike Miller recently attended the ARRL Teachers Institute.  He will discuss the experience with  Institute and his visit to W1AW.  Please join us. October 25th, 2016 7:00 PM Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll Waveland Room, 2nd floor



Amateur Satellite Communications, September 27th

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us September 27th for a presentation by Rick Allen NØCFL on Satellite Communications.  Ever want to talk to the International Space Station, run an APRS packet through an orbiting satellite or monitor a CubeSat?  If so this is the meeting for you. September 27th, 2016 7:00 PM Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll Waveland […]



August 23rd Meeting to Feature Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) presentation

Jul 27th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us for a presentation on JOTA, Boy Scout Jamboree on the Air August 23, 2016.   DMRAA Vice-President Brad Boeckmann, KC9DMQ with be discussing the preparations for the event and enlisting club members for JOTA. Please join us August, 2016 7:00 PM, Waveland Room Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll, Des Moines   JOTA-JOTI is the […]



DMRAA July Meeting, Repeaters and Linking, Tuesday July 26th

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Tom Reis, NØVPR will speak about Repeaters and Linked repeaters in Central Iowa.  Various methods for linking repeaters will be discussed as well as notes about many local repeaters.  This presentation is an overview and would be very timely for newer hams still learning about using repeaters.  We encourage DMRAA members to bring a new […]



Drone Demonstration Draws Large Group

Jun 29th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Larry, KAØFTO demonstrated his newly acquired quad-copter to an enthusiastic crowd of 34 members.  The evening began with a 15 minute flight over the parking lot at Plymouth Congregational Church.  The group the moved inside to view the pictures and video that had been taken with the on board camera.  This was followed with many […]