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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I just got my first radio a yaesu ft-60r. Been playing with it just listening to frequencies and today when I turned it on it smelled like something was burning. It went away after a minute or two. I have only had it for a week and have only listened on it. Should I worry or return it? ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be moving back the Feb. 9th meeting to starting at 8PM(instead of 7:30PM) to avoid disturbing testing. You are welcome to come early, but please maintain quiet in consideration of those taking their exams.

Catch you down the log and see you next week!
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Tonight's meeting is postponed!

Because of the inclement weather we'll be postponing this months meeting to next Tuesday, Feb. 9th at 7:30PM at the Emergency Management Building. We are planning on still having VE testing that night and will allow testers to finish their tests before we start.

See you next Tuesday and catch you down the log.
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Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club shared The Bakery's event. ... See MoreSee Less

Bakery Maker Fair

February 27, 2016, 7:00pm - February 27, 2016, 4:00pm

The Bakery, 910 North Main Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, US

Order tickets via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/bakery-maker-fair-tickets-21010152933?aff=efbevent Come join other Makers in this impromptu/pop up Maker Fair at The Bakery. If you are a ma...

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Dustin/KD0QYR: We were talking about doing a "How to Solder" class. I have some interest in running this too. 1. Do you think there's an interest among our members? 2. Could we get the M'ha County Emerg Mgmt bldg sometime to do it?
PS. I don't have your email.
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I was a member of the SEARC a few years ago. My interest in Amateur Radio has recently been re-kindled and I plan to attend the February meeting. Does the club still maintain a D-STAR repeater at 442.750? ... See MoreSee Less

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anyone around mitchell or within 80 miles or so who can hop on 10 or 12 meters real quick . ... See MoreSee Less

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