WØFSD Logs Posted to QRZ

WØFSD station was active as part of the Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club’s Field Day operations for 2015 as the GOTA station on 15 and 6 meters. We have uploaded our contacts to our QRZ logbook and posted them to

March Meeting Time / Location

Due to a scheduling conflict with SEARC, we have moved up the start time for the March SEARES meeting to 18:15 CDT at the East Side Pizza Ranch.  We will move the program on the TS-590 and FT-897 to April.

Join us on Facebook!

SEARES now has a Facebook page. Please follow and like our page to keep up to date on SEARES and amateur radio in general.

Additional Considerations for Your Go-Kit

We often focus on the ‘technology’ aspect of our go-kits from antennas, connectors, to radios.  Its also important to ensure that we are self sufficient in an event.  Ready.gov has a list of personal items to consider when putting together

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2014

SEARES and SEARC will be participating in SKYWARN Recognition Day 2014 on December 6th from 09:00 CST – 12:00 CST at the Sioux Falls National Weather Service Office.  If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Will (KE0Z) or Dustin

Peer to Peer RF Products in the Smart Phone Age

With events like the recent protests in Hong Kong, Technologies that do not relay on the Internet and the underlying infrastructure have come to the forefront.  These technologies may have a use in emergency communications for near range digital communications.

No September 2014 Meeting

Team, just an FYI that SEARES will not have a September meeting.  Our next meeting will be October 28th, 2014.

EmComm Anti-Patterns | HamStudy.org Blog

We often loose focus of the reasons we are encouraged to use a specific format or terminology when operating on the air. KD7BBC reviews some of his recent experiences and the “Anti-Patters” in use on the air and the purpose of

Field Day 2014 Media Hits

Few quick articles and  video in regards to Field Day 2014: Field Day media hits – KB6NUs Ham Radio Blog via: Dan / KB6NU Locally, Field Day was featured in a KDLT news story.    

Radio operators vital to emergency response

Recently, Amateur Radio was featured on WTSP, of Tampa Bay, FL discussing their use in disaster communications.  Once again, showing how Amateur Radio can be integrated into the community’s disaster response. Radio operators vital to emergency response. via: Twitter @TWIAR

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