DMRAA Meetings

August Meeting

Aug 23rd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

This month’s meeting will be a hybrid meeting. We will be meeting in person at the Fort Des Moines Museum, 75 East Army Post Road at 7pm on Tuesday, August 24. The meeting will also be presented via Zoom at the link below.  This month’s topic will give us an overview of QSO Parties. The […]

No July Meeting

Jul 6th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

The DMRAA July meeting has been cancelled. Enjoy the vacation season and please join us again in August!

June *In Person* Meeting!!

Jun 21st, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Dean Madsen, N0XR, will be presenting a Field Day Primer in preparation for Field Day 2021 this coming weekend.  This meeting will be in person at Fort Des Moines located at 75 E Army Post Rd, in Des Moines.  Meeting will start at 7:00 PM.

April Virtual Meeting

Apr 26th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Pat McIntyre, KD9BBA, will present on building an aviation ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast) receiver using a RaspBerry Pi, a Software Defined Receiver and a home built antenna.

March Virtual Meeting

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Bob and Dennis will will provide an update on the status of the club station and future work needed at Ft Des Moines and what that means for DMRAA members and the amateur radio community.  There will be time for questions and answers. Note: New Zoom Link required. Prior links will not work.  Click this link […]

February Virtual Meeting

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Our February virtual meeting will be held on February 23rd at 7PM. MECHDYNE Corporation, was founded in 1996 by three ISU grad students following studies at ISU’s Virtual Reality Applications Center. Following humble beginnings in Marshalltown, IA, Mechdyne has grown into a global leader in virtual reality and visualization technology. Still headquarted in Marshalltown, Mechdyne […]

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.WØ[email protected] 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 […]