Central Iowa Amateur Radio Events

Story County ARC Meeting Schedule for 2021/2022


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

03 June 2021
01 July 2021
AUGUST 2021 - NO MEETING
02 September 2021
07 October 2021
04 November 2021
02 December 2021
06 January 2022
03 February 2022
03 March 2022
07 April 2022
05 May 2022
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

Cedar Valley ARC Techfest and ARRL Iowa State Convention

Saturday, Aug. 7, and Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021
Location: Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City, IA
Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club, Collins Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://w0gq.org/hamfest/

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

 

Past Events (for reference)


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 (-)

SWIARA Swap Meet

June 8, 2019
Location: Union County Emergency Management, Creston, IA
Address: 705 East Taylor Street
Sponsor: Southwest Iowa Amateur Radio Association
ARRL: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/swiara-swap-meet-2

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

Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019, Setup at 6 AM, Public Admitted at 8 AM
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, Davenport, IA
Address: 1111 West 35th Street
Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club
Website: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/
Flyer: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/2019festflyer.pdf

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

DMRAA Hamfest 2020

Event CANCELLED for 2020
Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs' Association
Website: http://dmraa.com/hamfest

Hamboree 2020

Event CANCELLED for 2020
Sponsor: 3900 Club
Website: http://www.3900club.com/hamboree2020.php
Talk-in: 146.850 (-)

Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Hamfest / Midwest STEM TechFest and ARRL Iowa Section Convention

Event CANCELLED for 2020
Admission: $10.00 (under 18 FREE)
Location: Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City, IA
Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club
Website: https://w0gq.org/hamfest/

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/

Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest 2020

Sunday, November 1, 2020, Setup at 6 AM, Public Admitted at 8 AM
*NEW Location*: Iowa Army National Guard Building
Address: 5300 West Kimberly Road
Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club
Website: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/
Flyer: http://www.arcsupport.com/drac/2020festflyer.pdf
Talk-in: 146.880 (-) Tone 77.0, also 146.700 (-) Tone 77.0

DMRAA Tailgate

Saturday, April 24, 2021
Location: Fort Des Moines Museum in Des Moines
Address: 75 E Army Post Road
Sponsor: DMRAA
Website: http://dmraa.com/events/dmraa-tailgate-information

D3 ARG Tailgate

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Address: 210 Sale Barn Road, Storm Lake, IA
Sponsor: District 3 Amateur Radio Group
Website: http://www.d3arg.com/

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/