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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Upcoming Hamfest in Sioux City.... ... See MoreSee Less
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Due to our recent storms, it appears the Humbolt SD Link Hub sustained damage due to lightning. Ed (W0SD) is assessing and hope to remedy soon. This means that Toronto, Sioux Falls UHF, Humboldt, and Turkey Ridge are standalone. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Tim Jarman
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2 months ago

Justin Peasley
Can we create a SEARC Facebook group for the purpose of discussion and sharing of general information and media? ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our 2021 raffle winners:ARRL $25 gift certificates (4):Dan, AB0REMatt, W0ZZYRandy, WB0ZSOJim, K0HWWeller solder station:Randy, WB0ZSO (again!)RTL-SDR receiver:CJ, KF0FHTGrand Prize Anytone AT0D878UV:Todd, KF0AIT ... See MoreSee Less
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Mark your calendars for July 17th, 2021! We will be holding our annual SEARC Swap Meet at exit 73 / Tea, SD exit on I-29 again this year! Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for more information as the day approaches. ... See MoreSee Less
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6 months ago

Bob Patton
Hello all! Soon to be new member as XYL and I have purchased a 2nd home just outside Garretson. We'll still be spending most of our time in FL but over the next year or so, much more in SD. Looking forward to it! You can see a picture of the new home on my QRZ page. Best DX! Bob - W4PG ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

Richard Fiegen
Having trouble hitting the State Net repeater: 444.825. Could someone give me the specific settings for this. I've programed it from repeater book but still having trouble transmitting on it. Can receive transmissions well. ... See MoreSee Less
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