Central Iowa Ham Radio Events Archive

Older events, copied from the main events page on occasion:


2008 Polk County ARES Public Service Events include (contact Dan Miller KC0FRL (515)285-7981 for more information)

February 24: 801 Grand Power Climb

May 17: MS Walk

May 31: Dam to Dam

June 8: Copper Creek Triathlon

June 28-29: Field Day

July 27: Big Creek Triathlon

August 6: State Fair Parade

August 23-24: MS150

September 20: Asthma Walk


September 27: Head of Des Moines Rowing Regatta

October 19: Des Moines Marathon

November 22: Living History Farms Cross Country Race

Story County Events

SCARC provides full or partial communications support for the following events in 2008.

August 31: GAAR Contact KCØJUO (isuforester at hotmail)

September 7: Cy-Man Triathlon. Contact ai1p to volunteer.

Hamfests 2008

August 3: CVARC Summerfest 2008 at the Teamster's Hall, 5000 J Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA. Contact Rick N0XZL, 319-396-8979 or rolney@qwest.net, for more information.

August 9: Rochester Amateur Radio Expo. Rochester, MN. Sat 8:00am to 5 pm Hamfest Open. (Website info).

September 20-21: Peoria Superfest 2008. Peoria, IL. (Website info).

September 21: BVARC 10th Annual Flea Market at the Mondamin Community Center, 200 Maple St, Mondamin, IA. Note that this is different location than last year. Contact John AB0VX, 402-636-2001 or ab0vx@arrl.net, for more information.

October 5: Southeast Iowa Hamfest, Sunday, 7 AM. Muscatine County Fairgrounds, 101 N Clay Street, West Liberty, Iowa.
(Website info).

October 5: Ak-Sar-Ben Hamfest '08, Sunday, 9 AM. Millard American Legion Hall, 4318 S 139th St, Omaha, NE. (Website info).