DMRAA Meetings

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 […]



Larry, KAØFTO to give Quad-copter Demo for June Meeting

May 25th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

  Join us for the monthly DMRAA meeting, June 28th, 2016.  Larry, KAØFTO will share with us his experiences regarding his new quad copter.  A demonstration is planned. 7:00 PM Waveland Room Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll, Des Moines  



DMRAA Elections and Dayton Review for May Meeting

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

Join us for the May 24th meeting and club elections.  This annual meeting is the time for the club’s membership to vote on the slate of officers and board members for the coming year.  The elections will be followed by an informal discussion about the latest and greatest from the Hamvention in Dayton. The Nomination […]



Annual Spotter Training April 26, 2016

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The National Weather Service will present the 2016 Spotter Training.  This yearly training is provided to both Amateur Operators and the general public.  All are invited to join us for the class on April 26th, 2016. Time: 7:00PM Recital Hall (3rd floor) Plymouth Congregational Church, 42nd and Ingersoll, Des Moines



APRS is topic for March Meeting

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Join us March 22nd for a presentation on Automatic Packer Reporting System APRS.  Brain, KØSXY and Kirk, WL7CLI will explain APRS and why it is such a valuable tool for various Amateur and community uses.  Feel free to bring your questions. 7:00 PM Waveland Room Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd and Ingersoll



Introduction to HF

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

DMRAA’s February 23rd  meeting will feature a presentation by Bill, NUØQ.  The topic will be about HF radio and is intended for all club members with attention to the newer Hams who are exploring many new aspects of our hobby. February 23rd, 2016 Plymouth Congregational Church 42nd & Ingersoll  



Watch this Space!

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

Stay tuned and watch this space for information about the February meeting.



January 26th meeting will feature HT discussion

Dec 7th, 2015 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

For January’s meeting, several hams will be speaking about their HT. (You’re one of the presenters, by the way…) Topics covered will include why you love it, what you’d change about it, programming by hand or software, thoughts about accessories and aftermarket antennas and any other issues or thoughts you’d care to share with the group. […]



2015 DMRAA Chili Feed / Auction

Aug 20th, 2015 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Next DMRAA event is the annual DMRAA Chili Feed and Auction at the St. Paul Presbyterian Church at 6426 Merle Hay Road in Johnston (map). Dinner starts at 6:00 pm and the auction begins at 7:00 pm November 24th, 2015 .  Admission  cost is yet to be determined. The general public/non-members, are welcome, so feel free […]



NØNI Outing, August Meeting

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The August 25th meeting will be a field trip to Rippey, IA to visit the contest station of Tony, NØNI.  You may drive to Toni’s independently or meet in the NW corner of the Urbandale Target parking lot.  Time for carpool meet is about 6:30pm, arriving at Toni’s at 7pm.  For directions to Toni’s click […]