Central Iowa Amateur Radio Events

Story County ARC Meeting Schedule for 2021/2022


All meetings will begin at 7:00 PM. Information about joining each month's meeting will be posted on the home page.

02 June 2022
07 July 2022

 

Upcoming Events


Besides the events listed below, you can check the DMRAA web site for additional events.
http://dmraa.com/category/hamfests-swap-meets

D3 ARG Tailgate/Swapmeet

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Hours: Setup at 0700, Tailgate 0800 - 1300
Address: 210 Sale Barn Road, Storm Lake, IA 50588
Sponsor: District 3 Amateur Radio Group
Websites: http://www.d3arg.com/ and http://www.d3arg.com/tailgate/

Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Association Hamfest

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Hours: 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Location: Union County Emergency Management
Address: 705 East Taylor Street, Creston, IA 50801
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Association
Talk-in: 146.790 (-) tone 136.5
ARRL: https://www.arrl.org/hamfests/southwest-iowa-amateur-radio-association-…

Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Techfest

Saturday, August 6, 2022 and Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City, IA
Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club and Collins Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://w0gq.org/hamfest/

Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest and Computer Show

Saturday, August 27, 2022, Setup at 6 AM, Public Admitted at 8 AM
Location: Iowa Army National Guard Building
Address: 5300 West Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA 52806
Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club
Website: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/
Talk-in: 146.880 (-) tone 77.0, also 146.700 (-) tone 77.0

Southeast Iowa Hamfest

Sunday, October 2, 2022
Location: Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction, IA
Sponsors: Muscatine ARC and Washington Area ARC
Website: http://www.waarc.net/SEIAHamfest/index.html

Hamboree 2022

Saturday, October 15, 2022, Public Admitted at 8 AM
Early Setup on FRI 10/14 from 3 PM to 9 PM, and on SAT 10/15 at 6 AM
Location: Boone County Fair Grounds, Community Building
Address: 1601 Industrial Park Road
Sponsor: 3900 Club
Website: http://www.3900club.com/hamboree2022.php

 

Past Events (for reference)


Heartland Hams Hamfest 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: American Legion Hall
Address: 104 N Vine St, Glenwood IA 51534
Sponsor: Heartland Hams Amateur Radio Club
Admission: $5 / Tables $8 each
Contact: Don Brown (712) 520-7942
Website: http://www.heartlandhams.org/2019-hamfest/
Talk-in: 145.290 (-)

Junk in the Trunk Swap Meet

August 17, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Location: South end of McHose Park, Boone, IA (just west of Story Street, north of Hwy. 30)
Sponsor: Boone Area Radio Klub
Website: https://www.qsl.net/kb0tlm/

Southeast Iowa Hamfest and ARRL Iowa Section Convention

October 6, 2019, Doors Open at 7 AM
Location: West Liberty, IA at Muscatine County Fairgrounds
Sponsors: Washington Area ARC and Muscatine ARC
Website: http://www.muscatinearc.org/se-ia-hamfest

DMRAA Chili Feed and Auction

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
More details to follow once they are firmed up.

Des Moines Cabin Fever Reliever/Swap Meet

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Hours: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM (door prize drawing at 10:00 AM)
Cost: Freewill donation
Location: Saylorville Event Center
Address: 3081 NW Prairie Lane, Des Moines, IA
Sponsors: Central Iowa Technical Society (CITS)
Info: http://dmraa.com/chatter/cabin-fever-fever-reliever-january-25th-2020

Winter RF Fest (Perry Hamfest) 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Hours: 0800 - 1200
Admission: $7.00 (tables are $10.00 each)
Location: Perry National Guard Armory, 2930 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220
Sponsor: Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://www.qsl.net/kd0neb/index_files/Page383.htm

Southeast Iowa Hamfest

October 4, 2020, Gates Open at 7 AM
Admission: $8.00
*NEW* Location: Louisa County Fairgrounds, 101 Fairground Rd Columbus Junction IA
Sponsors: Washington Area ARC and Muscatine ARC
Website: http://www.waarc.net/SEIAHamfest/

Northland Radio Rendezvous

Saturday, June 5, 2021
Location: Music Man Square in Mason City, IA
Address: 308 S Pennsylvania Ave
Sponsor: Northland Amateur Communications Group
Website: https://ke0pou.com/nrr/

SARA Hamfest

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Morningside Lutheran Church
Address: 700 South Martha, Sioux City, IA 51101
Sponsor: Sooland Amateur Radio Association
Talk-In: 146.910- PL 110.9 Hz

Southeast Iowa Hamfest

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction, IA
Sponsors: Muscatine ARC and Washington Area ARC
Website: http://www.waarc.net/SEIAHamfest/index.html

Winter RF Fest (Perry Hamfest) 2022

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Hours: 0800 - 1200
Admission: $10.00 (tables are $15.00 each)
Location: Perry National Guard Armory, 2930 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220
Sponsor: Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://www.qsl.net/kd0neb/index_files/Page383.htm

Southwest Iowa ARC Hamfest 2022

Saturday, March 5, 2022
Hours: 0800 - 1200
Location: McClelland Town Hall, 117 Main Street, McClelland, IA 51548
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://swiradio.org/2022/02/03/mcclelland-fest/

Mahaska Radio Club Swap Meet

Saturday, March 19, 2022
Location: American Legion Hall, 302 High Ave East, Oskaloosa IA 52577
Sponsor: Mahaska Amateur Radio Club
Contact: Donald Brain (dbrainbe@hotmail.com)
Talk-in: 145.490 (-) Tone 146.2

DMRAA Hamfest 2022

Saturday, April 23, 2022
Hours: 0800 - 1300
Admission: $10.00 each, ages 12 & Under FREE
Location: Elwell Family Center, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA
Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs' Association
Website: http://dmraa.com/hamfest