DMRAA Meetings

January 2021 Virtual Meeting

Jan 8th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Our January virtual meeting will be held on January 26th at 7PM. Fred, AB1OC, will be offering us a presentation on “Getting Started in EME (Moon Bounce)” communications. Fred is the president of the Nashua Area Radio Society, Dayton Hamvention’s 2019 Club of the Year. Note: New Zoom Link required. Prior links will not work. […]



December meeting cancelled!

Dec 22nd, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

There will be no Zoom virtual meeting in December. Everyone enjoy the holidays with your families and hopefully Santa brings you some fun new gear! See everyone (virtually) in January for our regularly scheduled club meeting. Details to follow!



November Virtual Meeting to Feature Testing Equipment

Oct 21st, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Mike Waldron to present and discuss testing equipment in November 24th’s virtual meeting.  This talk could lead to some great stocking stuffer ideas! Please contact Tom Weaver, WØFN –> Tom.WØFN@gmail.com to get a Zoom Meeting Link/invite for our monthly meetings (4th Tuesday of the month @ 7PM).  NOTE: The meeting link will remain the same as […]



September 22nd Meeting all About Solar Energy

Aug 31st, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

John Forbes has agreed to present his solar energy project at the September meeting. John Forbes is a pharmacist who operates a Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale. When he planned the new building he now occupies, he specifically planned to install rooftop solar panels to supply all of the electricity. He has kept daily records of […]



August 25th Meeting to feature Fort Des Moines Station Progress

Aug 24th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

August 25th, 2020   Our August meeting, on the 25th, will feature an update on the progress on the station at Fort Des Moines along with ample time for questions and opinions. The program will be delivered by Dennis O’Brien, Tom Weaver, and Bob Johnson. Tom Weaver WØFN is inviting you to the DMRAA Monthly […]



August 25th Meeting to Feature Fort Des Moines Museum Update

Jul 29th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

  Our August meeting, on the 25th, will feature an update on the progress on the station at Fort Des Moines along with ample time for questions and opinions. The program will be delivered by Dennis O’Brien, Tom Weaver, and Bob Johnson. Zoom login details will be posted at DMRAA.com   7:00PM  



July Virtual Meeting will Feature Presentation on Frequency Allocations

Jul 5th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us at 7:00 PM July 28th for a virtual presentation from John Halbrook KCØRAM on Frequency allocations.  John will explain band plans both with-in the amateur bands as well as other use allocations.  The meeting will be done using the Zoom virtual meeting software.  More information will be posted closer to the 28th. Zoom […]



June Meeting all about Field Day

Jun 4th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Field Day Training For the first meeting after the COVID-19 lockdown come and listen to Des Madsen NØXR talk about the upcoming Field Day activities.  The program will include things like logging and Field Day adapted rules covering safety and the virus.   Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center Army Post Road and Chaffee […]



May 26th Meeting Cancelled

Feb 26th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

“In keeping with the announcement from governor Reynolds, as well as the request from Des Moines Mayor Cownie, we will be cancelling the May DMRAA Club Meeting. Our presenter for the evening’s program will be rescheduled at a later date.      



NWS Spotter Training, February 25th, 2020

Jan 28th, 2020 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The February 25th presentation will be from the National Weather Service for Skywarn Spotter training.  Radio amateurs and the public are welcome. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Congregational Church (map) in the 3rd floor Recital Hall (NOT the normal meeting location). DES MOINES, Iowa – The Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association, […]