Central Iowa Amateur Radio Events

Story County ARC Meeting Schedule

Story County Amateur Radio Club
Meeting Schedule for 2018 - 2019
All meetings at Mary Greeley Medical Center unless otherwise noted.

06 December 2018
03 January 2019
07 February 2019
07 March 2019
04 April 2019
02 May 2019
06 June 2019
11 July 2019

Note: Field Day will be 22 - 23 June 2019.


Upcoming Events

Besides the events listed below, you can check the DMRAA web site for additional events.

Des Moines Cabin Fever Reliever/Swap Meet (previously held in Anita, IA)

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Hours: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: Freewill donation
Location: Saylorville Event Center
Address: 3081 NW Prairie Lane, Des Moines, IA
Sponsors: Allen - W0KWM, Rich - WA0JFS, and the Central Iowa Technical Society (CITS)
Info: http://dmraa.com/chatter/cabin-fever-reliever-moved-to-des-moines-janua…

Saint Cloud ARC Cabin Fever Reliever

Saturday, February 9, 2019, doors open at 9 AM
Admission: $8.00
Location: Saint Cloud National Guard Armory
Address: 1710 Veterans Drive, Saint Cloud, MN 56303
Sponsor: Saint Cloud Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://w0sv.club/hamfest/

Winter RF Fest (Perry Hamfest) 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019
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

Southwest Iowa ARC Hamfest 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Location: McClelland Town Hall, 202 Main Street, McClelland, IA
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://swiradio.org/
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/southwest-iowa-arc-hamfest-1

DMRAA Hamfest 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Hours: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Des Moines, IA
Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs' Association
Website: http://dmraa.com/hamfest


Past Events


Saturday, January 20, 2018
Location: 2306 Rolling Hills, Council Bluffs (Rich, WA0ZQG’s garage in SE Council Bluffs)
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://swiradio.org/

Cabin Fever Reliever Flea Market

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Location: Anita, IA
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://swiradio.org/

Mahaska Hams 30th Annual Amateur Radio Swap Meet

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8:00 am to 11:30am
Location: 302 High Ave E, Oskaloosa IA
Sponsor: Mahaska Hams
Admission: By Donation / Tables $5 each
Contact: Vernon Stanley (vstanley@iowatelecom.net)
Talk-in: 145.490 (-) Tone 146.2

DMRAA Hamfest 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Des Moines, IA
Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs' Association
Website: http://dmraa.com/hamfest
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/dmraa-hamfest-7

Heartland Hams Hamfest 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: American Legion Hall, 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/2018-hamfest/
Talk-in: 145.290 (-)

Hamboree 2018

May 12, 2018, 8am to 1 pm
Location: Boone, IA
Sponsor: 3900 Club
Website: http://www.3900club.com/hamboree2018.html
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/hamboree-2018

Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Association Swapmeet

June 9, 2018 - 8am to 12pm
Location: Union County EMA, 705 East Taylor Street, Creston, IA
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Association
Talk-in: 146.790 (-) Tone 136.5

CVARC Hamfest 2018 and ARRL Midwest Division Convention

August 4 & 5, 2018
Location: Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City, IA
Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.arrlmidwestconvention.org/

Junk In the Trunk Swapmeet

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9am to 10:30am
Location: South parking lot at McHose Park, in Boone, IA
Sponsor: Boone Area Radio Klub (BARK)
Website: http://www.qsl.net/kb0tlm/

Iowa Great Lakes Hamfest and Swap Meet

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: American Legion Hall, Milford, IA
Address: 1709 Okoboji Avenue
Sponsor: Iowa Great Lakes ARC
Website: https://gt9650.wixsite.com/iglarc/hamfest-swap-meet

Southeast Iowa Hamfest 2018 and ARRL Iowa Section Convention

Sunday, October 7, 2018, Doors Open at 7 AM
Location: West Liberty, IA at Muscatine County Fairgrounds
Sponsor: Washington Area ARC and Muscatine ARC
Website: http://www.waarc.net/SEIAHamfest/index.html
Also: http://www.muscatinearc.org/single-post/2018/09/17/ARRL-Iowa-Section-Co…
Also: http://www.muscatinearc.org/hamfest

Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018, Setup at 6 AM, Public Admitted at 8 AM
Location: Knights of Columbus Club House, Davenport, IA
Address: 1111 West 35th Street
Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club
Website: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/hamfest.html

DMRAA Chili Feed and Auction

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Dinner at 6 PM, Auction at 7 PM
Location: St. Paul Presbyterian Church in Johnston
Address: 6426 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA
Website: http://dmraa.com/notices/november-meeting-is-the-annual-chilifeed-aucti…