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2024 Field Day Results

Jun 24th, 2024 | By | Category: DMRAA Events

Thank you to everyone that attended, operated and/or assisted with Field Day. We made 729 contacts and had over 30 visitors sign the attendee log. Field Day 2025, always the 4th full weekend of June, will be June 27-29, 2025. 2024 FD Statistics    

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

Jun 18th, 2024 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

Just a reminder the June meeting has been replaced by Field Day weekend. We are also changing the schedule for July.  Instead of meeting on our normal Tuesday 07/23/2024, we will be meeting in front of Iowa Public Television 6450 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131 at 10am on Saturday 07/20/2024 where Jason Walerius will lead […]

Field Day June 21-23, 2024

Jun 18th, 2024 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events

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 […]

Antenna Project Complete – Club Station Open 06/15/2024

Jun 9th, 2024 | By | Category: Alerts

Thank you to those that helped with antenna work the first and second weekends of June.  The new Mosley antenna is up!   Remember the club station is open 10am to 2pm the third Saturday of the month.  

2024 DMRAA Election Results

May 30th, 2024 | By | Category: Chatter, Club Business

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

Club Station Antenna Project – Help Needed

May 27th, 2024 | By | Category: Alerts, DMRAA Events

A new Mosley Pro-57-B-40 antenna covering 10m, 12m, 15m, 17m, 20m and 40m has been donated to the club station.  Over the next couple weekends the existing antenna will need to be moved and the new antenna assembled and put on the tower.   Beams for 2m, 70cm and 1.2GHz are also available to put above […]

DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 05/28/2024, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

May 16th, 2024 | By | Category: Club Business, DMRAA Meetings

The May meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be held 7:00pm Tuesday May 28th, 2024 at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA. First order of business will be the election of officers and board members.  All members in good standing that have […]

No Meeting 04/23/2024, See you Saturday 04/27/2024 at the Hamfest!

Apr 19th, 2024 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings

There is no club meeting on the regularly scheduled even Tuesday 04/23/2024.  Take this evening to gather your extra stuff to take to the hamfest on Saturday 04/27/2024!

More Instructors Needed for Technician and General License Classes

Apr 6th, 2024 | By | Category: Chatter

One or two additional instructors are needed for the Technician License Class and the General License Class that the DMRAA sponsors throughout the year.  The instructor should be a General Class or Amateur Extra license holder and feel comfortable fielding questions regarding the technical topics involved in obtaining a Technician or General license.  It would […]

Antenna Raising Urbandale, IA POSTPONED

Apr 3rd, 2024 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The antenna raising for Bob, KD0BR scheduled for Saturday 04/06/24 is postponed.  It will be reschedule to a future date yet to be determined.