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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Come join the Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club for the 2024 ARRL field day this Saturday (June 22nd) and Sunday. Field Day activities will be held at the Minnehaha County Emergency Management building. Setup will start around 9:30 AM with the event commencing at 1 PM on Saturday.  Field Day runs through 1 PM central time on Sunday. Come socialize, operate, and learn more about the amateur radio hobby. Stations will be set up for phone, CW, and digital.  ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder: Tomorrow night is the annual Storm Spotter Training, provided by the US National Weather Service Sioux Falls South Dakota, starting at 7 p.m. CT as the Washington Pavilion. Due to this training, our Tuesday Night net will begin at 6:15 p.m. CT on the 146.895 W0ZWY repeater. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, Saturday, April 20th, is the Support your Parks POTA Special Event. The Club will be at the Big Sioux Recreation Area in Brandon to participate. Setup starts at 9am as we check in to the Saturday morning Trader Swap Net on the 444.200 repeater.This is an excellent opportunity to get on the air, ask questions, see portable stations, and network with fellow operators. A grill will be available for use, but you will need to bring your own food. You will also need a park pass, but if you have a 2023 pass it is good until the middle of May.Hope to see you at Big Sioux Recreation Areas or work fellow ops on the air! ... See MoreSee Less
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Mark your calendars!The annual SEARC Swapfest will be held July 20th, 2024 and return to Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sioux Falls. Keep an eye on our FB page and website as the date approaches! ... See MoreSee Less
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