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Welcome to the Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club (SEARC) website.  SEARC is a diverse group of amateur radio operators (Hams) that are interested in learning, collaborating and promoting the hobby, sport and service of amateur radio in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota metropolitan area and southeast South Dakota.  SEARC is an ARRL affiliated club.

We hope you find this website to be a valuable tool and resource for members and non-members alike.  Please provide your feedback, comments and suggestions.  You may also follow our activities on QRZ.com or Like us on Facebook.  Both Hams and non-Hams are encouraged to participate in our club, nets and club activities. All are welcome!

73’s & Best regards,
Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club Membership

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Timeline photosA line of storms will race east and northeast late this afternoon. Wind gusts of 80 mph or more as well as isolated tornadoes are expected. Here is a quick look at possible timing across the area from 5 pm to 8 pm. ... See MoreSee Less
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Due to issues with our W0ZWY 146.895 repeater, we will be moving our Tuesday night net to the 444.200 repeater for the time being, while the system is being serviced. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Justin Peasley
Coming up soon I will will be hosting some fox hunts in and around Sioux Falls for anyone interested to participate. The hunts will be of varying difficulties with transmitters of varying power from 5w to 700mw. I am in the process of building the foxes which are almost complete and working out all the details. Stay tuned for more info on the hunts as it becomes available in the next couple weeks. Here is a vid of the 5w fox that I am working on a housing for. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Chad Ver Steeg
DX contest this weekend. Likely a good opportunity for any Technicians to make some DX contacts on 10m.73 - KF0CZD ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Tim Busch
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4 months ago

Steve Bossert
Wry new to the Ham side of communication. I’m interested in getting started but I think I need to get a license to be leagal. Does the club have someone e set up to help with the needed study material t o take this test? ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to everyone who attended our Holiday supper on Tuesday night at Pizza Ranch! Where is WD0EXR? He's behind the camera, thanks for the photos Jeff. ... See MoreSee Less
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