2023 Warren Radio Society Hamfest, Indianola, IA 03/18/2023

Feb 26th, 2023 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Warren Radio Society has announced a hamfest for Saturday March 18th, 2023 from 8am until noon at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church 210 S Wesley St, Indianola, IA 50125 (Hwy 92 West).  Indoor tables are available and outdoor trunk sales are allowed.  Admission is $5.00. There will be a drawing at 11:30am for […]

DMRAA Meeting Tuesday 09/27/22, 7:00PM, Fort Des Moines Museum & Education Center

Sep 10th, 2022 | By | Category: DMRAA Meetings, Uncategorized

The September meeting of the Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association will be held 7:00pm Tuesday September 27th, 2022 at the Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center 75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA. The presentation topic will be DMR (Digital Mobile Radio). Future meetings: 10/04/22 DMRAA Board Meeting @ Fort Des Moines Museum […]

New ARES event added for 09/24/2022. Operators needed!

Aug 24th, 2022 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Head of Des Moines Rowing Regatta has been added to the Polk County ARES calendar.  This event is now less than a month away and we need operators to assist with the event. If you are interested in helping with this event, please sign up below. Sign-up for ARES Events

DMRAA 1-Day Technician Class, October 27th, 2018

Jul 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Uncategorized

We have scheduled the new one day tech class on October 27th, 2018  Same location, One day class ,$100.00 They get all books, lunch, snacks and a custom programmed radio. we pay testing fee for that evening. Must be registered by October 13th, 2018 October 2018 Tech Flyer Fort Des Moines   What:       Amateur […]

DARC Hamfest November 3rd

Nov 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

DARC Hamfest November 3rd, 2018  8:00AM Davenport, IA  Knights of Columbus Hall  1111 W. 35th Street

Polk County ARES Quarterly Meeting October 13th

Oct 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Polk County ARES Events, Uncategorized

Join us for the quarterly Polk County ARES meeting October 13th 7:00 PM at the Polk County Emergency Operations Center, 1907 Carpenter.  Meeting will include discussion about the upcoming Des Moines Marathon.  Urbandale Fire Assistant Chief EMS Rob Light will discuss the procedures for the Living History Farms Cross Country Race. We will also have for […]

Latest Static Sheet available online

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Chatter, Uncategorized

The latest Static Sheet is now posted.   Just Click on the cover page to open the August 2014 Static Sheet.  Enjoy!  

June 16-22 declared Amateur Radio Week in Iowa

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Chatter, Uncategorized

IOWA GOV. TERRY BRANSTAD DECLARES JUNE 16-22 AS AMATEUR RADIO WEEK IN IOWA  DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad declared June 16-22 as Amateur Radio Week in Iowa to celebrate the efforts of radio amateurs across the state and around the nation. (Proclamation text included at end of release.) Radio amateurs are […]

DMRAA offering technician class in conjunction with DMPS Community Education

Sep 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association (DMRAA) will be offering a course this fall with the Des Moines Public Schools Community Education program. The class will teach the fundamentals of amateur radio and students will learn the requirements to gain the entry-level “technician” amateur radio license. Learn how you can use radio equipment for enjoyment, […]

Cedar Rapids D-STAR now on the air!

Jul 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Chatter, Uncategorized

Cedar Rapids D-STAR Repeaters online! The Collins Amateur Radio Club now has D-STAR repeaters operating in the Cedar Rapids area: “N0CXX C” on 147.405 MHz with -990 kHz offset; and “N0CXX B” on 442.050 MHx with +5.0 MHz offset. Note the odd split, and two spaces between “N0CXX and C”. These may be linked through […]