Central Iowa Amateur Radio Events

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


Upcoming Events

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 12 pm
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/

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

Iowa Great Lakes Hamfest and Swap Meet

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: American Legion Hall, Milford, IA
Address: 1709 Okoboji Avenue
Sponsor: Iowa Great Lakes ARC
Website: https://gt9650.wixsite.com/iglarc/hamfest-swap-meet


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