leadimage Field Day June 21-23, 2024

    The Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will hold the annual Field Day event at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 East Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA June 21st through June 23, 2024. We will be operating as a 5 Echo (five transmitters from a permanent station location on emergency power) entry […]

    Why not join us?

    The general meeting of the DMRAA is held the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center on 75 East Army Post Road in Des Moines, IA. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and last for approximately an hour. Meetings are free and you do not have to be a licensed ham to attend our meetings.

    Meetings of the board and officers are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center on 75 East Army Post Road in Des Moines, IA starting at 7 p.m.

    Use the contact page to contact the DMRAA for more information on the club's meetings and events.

DMRAA Meetings

featuredimage Reminder: No DMRAA Meeting 06/25/2024 & 07/23/2024

Just a reminder the June meeting has been replaced by Field Day weekend. We are also changing the schedule for July.  ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage 2024 Field Day Results

Thank you to everyone that attended, operated and/or assisted with Field Day. We made 729 contacts and had over 30 visitors ...

VE Testing

2024 VE Testing Dates

VE TESTING DATES; POLK COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS; 01/21/2024 1:00 pm Johnston Supply Class Room in West Des Moines. 02/04/2024 1:00m ...


Polk County ARES Meeting Tuesday 07/16/2024

The next meeting of Polk County ARES will be Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 at 7:00PM at the Polk County EOC 1907 Carpenter Ave. Des Moines, IA. The last scheduled event of the year is the Market to Market Relay Race on Saturday May 11th, 2024.  Sign up to volunteer on the form below.

2024 DMRAA Election Results

Congratulations to the following members that were elected as an officer or director on the board of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association. President Dean Madsen, N0XR Vice President Jason Walerius, KE0IAV Secretary Jennifer Mayland, KE0VVY Treasurer Bill Claypool, NU0Q Director/Board Member Mark Globuschutz, K0MJG Bob Johnson, W0SMS Byron Gustafson, KE0HJP

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