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ARRL Sections - Iowa



Contact Information

Section Name:
Lee Garner WA0UIG, Section Manager
Daytime Phone:
Evening Phone:

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Welcome to the Iowa Section!

Visit us at the ARRL Iowa Section website!

Follow us at the ARRL Iowa Section on Twitter @wa0uig


ARRL Iowa Section News Jul 17, 2022

Greetings from the Section Manager


IA Section Convention 2022 BBQ Banquet Saturday Aug 6, 2022 5PM

Nominations are open for IA Section Spark Award, Leadership Award, Emergency Communications Award, Action Award, Exemplary Service Award and Momentum Award.

All licensed Amateurs in Iowa are welcome to nominate or be nominated for recognition by the Amateur Community at the IA Section Convention BBQ Banquet. See details at:


Iowa Special Event July and August 2022 - Iowa Railroads on the Air (IRROTA)

The list is extensive---over 387 depots!


Hamfests coming up in July/August 2022:

Cedar Valley ARC Techfest, ARRL Iowa State Convention

Start Date: 08/06/2022

End Date: 08/07/2022

Location: Linn County Fairgrounds

201 Central City Road

Central City, IA 52214


Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club, Collins Amateur Radio Club

Type: ARRL Convention

Talk-In: 146.745 - 192.8

Public Contact: David Cripe , NM0S



51th Annual Davenport Radio Amateur Club W0BXR Hamfest

Start Date: 08/27/2022

End Date: 08/27/2022

Location: Iowa Army National Guard

5300 West Kimberly Road

Davenport, IA 52801


Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club, W0BXR

Type: ARRL Hamfest

Talk-In: 146.8800 -0.6 MHz PL 77hz

Public Contact: Kelly Lovely , WlHAM



**You are Welcome to Join Us on the Iowa Nets**

IA Tall Corn Net (cw) – 3560 kHz DAILY 6:30 and 10:00 PM

IA 75 Meter Net - 3970 kHz LSB MON-SAT 12:30 and 5:30 PM

IA Digital Net - 3588.5 USB TUE 7:00PM FLDigi Olivia 8-500 7:15PM Winlink Bulletin

IA Traffic and Emergency Net - 3970 kHz LSB SUN 6:00 PM

IA ARES DMR Net - IA TG 3119 TS2 SUN 6:15 PM (emergency communications and training)

IA DMR Net - IA TG 3119 TS2 SUN 7:30 PM

IA 160 Meter Net - 1974.5 kHz LSB SUN 9:30PM

ARRL Iowa Section
Section Manager: Lelia R Garner, WA0UIG    






Iowa Officials

  • Lelia Garner

    Section Manager,
    Section Emergency Coordinator

    Lelia R. Garner WA0UIG

  • Alan Erickson

    State Government Liaison

    Alan R. Erickson WB0OAV

  • Joseph Hoepfner

    Section Traffic Manager

    Joseph H. Hoepfner AE5EI

  • Mark Colby

    Section Youth Coordinator

    Mark E. Colby N8TWO

  • George Riedell

    Affiliated Club Coordinator

    George A. Riedell KE0RG


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