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.

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.

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

Mahaska Hams 31st Annual Amateur Radio Swap Meet

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:00 am to 11:30am
Location: American Legion Hall
Address: 302 High Ave E, Oskaloosa IA
Sponsor: Mahaska Hams
Admission: By Donation / Tables $5 each
Contact: Vernon Stanley (vstanley@iowatelecom.net) or Donald Brain (dbrainbe@hotmail.com)
Talk-in: 145.490 (-) Tone 146.2

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 (-)

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

Hamboree 2019

June 1, 2019, 8am
Location: Boone, IA
Sponsor: 3900 Club
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/3900-club-hamboree-2019
Talk-in: 146.850 (-)


Past Events

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…

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/