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Field Day! Field Day!

Field Day, Field Day! The Pierre Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Capitol Heights Baptist Church on Hwy. 14 north of Pierre, June 27-28. They invite the public to come and...


Jim Ward, KC0WVF – Silent Key

With great sadness, we report the passing of Jim Ward, KC0WVF, on May 9, 2015. There will be a Memorial Visitation for him on Friday May 29, 2015 from 5 pm to 6 pm...


Red Cross Volunteer Meeting

The American Red Cross is looking for folks who might be interested in volunteering with the Red Cross in disaster relief the Pierre area.  On Tuesday, March 10th, they will be holding a recruiting...


Centennial QSO Party Updated Schedule

We’ve updated the operating schedule and you can view it here. See what bands and times we’ll be on the air. Thank you for participating, it’s been great fun!  


Ham radio: Old technology gets new respect | Fox News

ATLANTA –  Seeking reliable backup communication in a crisis, emergency managers are finding new solutions in an old technology: ham radio. “It’s just another avenue, another opportunity for us to be able to communicate,” said...


Midwinter Madness

The Maple  Grove Radio Club will be presenting the Midwinter Madness Hamfest again this year.  There are some changes in the works, but it should be similar to last year.  Here’s a short summary:...


SD Hams Will Participate in Centennial QSO Party

Hams in South Dakota will be participating in the ARRL Centennial QSO Party during the 3rd week in May. If you’re a Ham in South Dakota and would like to participate, please use the...