Central Iowa Amateur Radio Events

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


Upcoming Events

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/se-ia-hamfest


Past Events

W0MG Swap Meet 2017

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 8 am to noon
Location: Waterloo, IA
Sponsor: Northeast Iowa Radio Amateur Association
Website: http://www.w0mg.net/presentations/SwapMeet2017.pdf

Iowa State Convention

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Location: Sergeant Bluff, IA
Sponsor: Sooland Amateur Radio Association & Dakota County Amateur Radio Club


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/

Winter RF Fest (Perry Hamfest) 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Hours: 0800 - 1200
Admission: $7.00 (tables are $10.00 each)
Location: Perry National Guard Armory, 2920 Willis St, Perry, IA 50220
Sponsor: Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.qsl.net/kd0neb
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/2018-winter-rf-fest

McClelland Hamfest 2018

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Location: McClelland, IA
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://swiradio.org/
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/southwest-iowa-arc-hamfest

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/