leadimage Iowa Amateur Radio Callsigns Available on Blackout Plates

    Iowa amateur radio operators may now obtain Blackout plates with call letters correctly displayed.  The change was effective on February 3, 2021 and allows the zero to be shown as a zero with a diagonal line through it.  Finally, it is possible for a zero region call-sign to be properly displayed on a Blackout plate.   Iowa […]

    Why not join us?

    The general meeting of the DMRAA is held the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Waveland Hall (2nd Floor) of the Plymouth Congregational Church on the corner of 42nd Street and Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. and last for approximately an hour. The meetings are free and you do not have to be a licensed ham to attend the meetings.

    Meetings of the board and officers are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Euclid Avenue Hy-Vee meeting room on the second floor, 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

February Virtual Meeting

Our February virtual meeting will be held on February 23rd at 7PM. MECHDYNE Corporation, was founded in 1996 by three ISU ...

DMRAA Events

featuredimage COVID-19 Affecting DMRAA Activities

The Corona Virus pandemic is certainly changing how groups conduct themselves in these trying time.  We would suggest that DMRAA ...

VE Testing

2021 Des Moines Area VE Testing

Des Moines Area 2021 Dates January 17th 2021 March 21st, 2021 May 16th, 2021 July 18th, 2021 September 19th, 2021 November ...


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warns against illegal usage

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned against using radio services to “facilitate criminal acts,” ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration this Wednesday. The warning, issued from FCC’s Enforcement Bureau, followed reports that some people were using radio services as an alternative to social media sites in order to communicate and coordinate activities. “The Bureau recognizes […]

Future DMRAA Meetings will be with Zoom

The Des Moines Radio Amateurs’ Association is inviting you to the monthly club (Zoom) meetings: Contact Patrick, KD9BBA patrmci@gmail.com to get an invite with sign-in information.  Thanks!!  

Click here to e-mail us information on your event!