DMRAA Meetings

DMRAA October 24th Meeting TBD

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

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September 26th Meeting is all about DMR

Aug 27th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us for an update to DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) in Des Moines and Iowa.  Since the DMR repeater became operational in April there has been a tremendous amount of DMR activity.  This presentation is intended to bring local users up to date on all things digital.  Feel free top bring your radios to be […]



August 22nd Meeting “Emergency Preparedness”

Aug 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Our August 22nd Meeting will Feature Polk County Deputy Emergency Manager speaking about  “Emergency Preparedness”.  Are you prepared.  What can we all do to minimize the consequences of a severe emergency?  What can we as Amateur Radio operators do to help?    Come to the meeting and find out. 7:00 PM August 22, 2017 2nd Floor […]



July 25th Meeting is Ice Cream and Elmers

Jul 17th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us for the July 25th meeting and get a few bonuses.  First there will be ice cream novilties to enjoy while socializing.  Second, bring you HT and get the memories updated if needed.  This includes the DMR HTs as there will be a new master codeplug coming out very soon. 7:00 PM July 25, […]



June 27th Meeting to Feature Presentation by DX Engineering via Skype

Jun 11th, 2017 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

June 27th Meeting The June meeting will be a presentation via Skype by DX Engineering. Mike AEØMW will host Please join us. 7:00 PM Recital Hall, 3rd floor Plymouth Congregational Church 4 2nd & Ingersoll Des Moines, IA



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 […]