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DMRAA Fall 2022 Survey Results

Sep 7th, 2022 | By | Category: Chatter, Club Business, DMRAA Meetings

Please find an abbreviated version of our recently conducted fall survey attached to this post. The board will be reviewing these items during upcoming meetings and making changes as necessary. The first change will be an increase in email notifications of meetings and events. A notification will be sent several days in advance of a […]

Creston, IA Hamfest

May 25th, 2022 | By | Category: Area Events, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

June 11th, 2022 is date for the Creston, IA Hamfest. See their flyer attached below!  

VE Testing – Marshalltown

Apr 14th, 2022 | By | Category: VE Testing

VE testing will be being performed in Marshalltown on May 7th, 2022, Check out this flyer for details! HAM Radio Testing May 7th -2022 Session

2022 DMRAA Hamfest!

Feb 23rd, 2022 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events, Hamfests, Swap Meets & Classes

We are pleased to announce the return of the DMRAA Hamfest at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The 2022 DMRAA Hamfest will be returning to the Elwell Family Food Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on April 23rd, 2022. For details please see our flyer or check out We hope to see you all there! […]

2021 DMRAA Christmas Party

Dec 7th, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Please join us for the 2021 DMRAA Christmas Party and get together. The event will be held at Bianchi’s Hilltop Restaurant on the East Side of Des Moines on Tuesday, December 14th. Doors open at 7pm, and you can find us in the Party Room. You can find their menu here. Each person is responsible […]

Cabin Fever Reliever 2022

Dec 7th, 2021 | By | Category: Chatter

Rich, WA0JFS and Allen, W0KWM, are again jointly sponsoring the Cabin Fever Reliever swap meet in January. The event will be held on January 22nd 2022 at the Saylorville Events Center at 2081 NW Prairie Ln. Doors open at 7am and everything wraps up at 10:00. There will be a door prize, a Yaesu FT-5DR […]

2022 Des Moines Area VE Testing

Dec 7th, 2021 | By | Category: VE Testing

Des Moines Area 2022 Dates January 16th 2022 March 20th, 2022 May 15th, 2022 July 17th, 2022 September 18th, 2022 November 20th, 2022 Sponsored by the Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association Contact: Rick Allen NØCFL (515) 795-2162 [email protected]

December 2021 VE Testing in Marshalltown

Nov 16th, 2021 | By | Category: VE Testing

Date December 4 th 2021 Check In 9:30 AM Exam Starts 10:00AM Location Marshall County Emergency Management 3rd Floor Emergency Operations Center 2369 Jessup Ave Marshalltown, IA Contact Brian Krumm N0MXK [email protected] 641-751 2492 Note: Social Security Numbers are NO LONGER usable for VE Testing. You must have a FRN before sitting for your exam. […]

November Chili Feed / Auction Cancelled

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Due to the ongoing COVID situation we will not be having our usual chili feed and auction in November. Stay tuned to this area for information on our December get together.

2021 Massing of the Colors

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

The DMRAA is operating a Special Event station at the Museum on November 6th, 2021. Amateur Operators are encouraged to visit the Fort between 9am and 4pm to operating in this event. This is a great opportunity to experience HF operation first hand! Questions please contact Dennis, KA0DOS.