Polk County ARES Events

Iowa State Fair Parade, August 10th, 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

Sweet corn, steaks and the Iowa State Fair.  Polk County Amateur Radio supports the Iowa State Fair Parade.  Don KCØMTF will be coordinating our efforts again this year.  Please go to http://dmraa.com/ares and click on Sign-up for ARES Events Nothing Compares to the Iowa State Fair      



Dam to Dam June 4th, 2016

May 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

The race is the same the route is the same and it is time to put the Dam to Dam in your ARES event To Do calendar.  Many of you seasoned ARES operators already know how much fun it can be working this annual event.  If you’ve never had the pleasure, now is the time […]



Fight for Air Climb, Sunday April 10th, 2016

Nov 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

The 2016 edition of Fight for Air Climb will be on Sunday April 10th, 2016.   With 4 buildings approximately 45 operators are needed to insure that the events remains safe for all participants.  Please contact Scott Kirstein, NØOOD n0ood@arrl.net if you can help. The Fight for Air Climb will be held on Sunday April 10th, […]



Living History Farms Fun Race, November 21st

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

Twenty operators will be needed for the Living History Farms Cross Country Race, November 21st.  This event too difficult to explain and too much fun to miss.  Sign up now to enjoy the fun. Please contact Scott, NØOOD n0ood@arrl.net 



IMT Des Moines Marathon, October 18th, 2015

Sep 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

The next Polk County ARES event will be October 18th.  Des Moines Marathon will require approximately  45 operators.  It is a great way to spend a Sunday.  Contact Rick Allen, NØCFL to sign-up.  More information will be available at the next Polk County ARES meeting, October 12th, 7:pm at the Polk County EOC building, 1907 […]



Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta, September 26th, 2015

Aug 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

The Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta is September 26th, 2015.  This event requires approximately 15 operators and is an all day event.  The regatta is a series of races staged along the Des Moines River from the Botanical Center north to Prospect Park.  Several colleges participate with various size crews.  Always a fun day […]



Full Scale Airport Exercise, August 8th, 2015

Jul 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

Polk County ARES will provide communications for the evaluators at the upcoming Des Moines International Airport, Full Scale Exercise August 8th.  Approximately 30 operators will be needed.  Please contact Scott NØOOD at n0ood@arrl.com to sign up or for additional details. Note: This will be a major topic at the Polk County ARES Quarterly Meeting, Monday, July 20 […]



2015 ARES Events announced

Jan 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

2015 ARES Events Fight for Air Climb, Sunday March 22, 2015 Market to Market, Saturday May 9th, 2015 Dam to Dam, Saturday May 30th, 2015 ARRL Field Day, June 27th -28th, 2015 Full Scale Airport Exercise, August 8th, 2015 Iowa State Fair Parade, August 12th, 2015 Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta, September 26th, 2015 Des Moines Marathon, October 18th, 2015 […]



Fight for Air Climb March 22nd

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

The 2015 edition of Fight for Air Climb will be on March 22nd.  New this year will be the edition of a 4th building to climb.  This will mean that extra operators will be need to insure that the events remains safe for all participants.  Please contact Scott Kirstein, NØOOD n0ood@arrl.net if you can help. The […]



Living History Farms Cross Country Race

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events

Twenty operators will be needed for the Living History Farms Cross Country Race.  This event too difficult to explain and too much fun to miss.  Sign up now to enjoy the fun. Contact Scott, NØOOD n0ood@arrl.net