Communication Sources

Following is information on sources of PDARC information and communications so you can keep up with what is going on and ask questions, make comments and provide input with regards to PDARC activities.

PDARC  Members and friends of PDARC are asked to join the Prairie Dog Amateur Radio Club group on  All club email is sent through, so it is imperative that you are a member of the group.  You will also have the ability to send messages to the entire group plus you will have access to our calendar, financial reports, minutes, and so forth.   You’ll even receive reminders for meetings and upcoming nets.   Sign up now at or use “Contact Us” on this website to request an invitation. 

PDARC News.      Check out the “News” tab on this website for timely club information.  If you would like to see something published please submit the information through the Contact Us form or by emailing AE0A (email can be found at

Facebook – Public Group.  Join our public group  Prairie Dog Amateur Radio Club.     :

PDARC Monthly Meeting.. PDARC meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm and all are welcome.  The location of the club meeting is Christ the King Lutheran Church, located at 305 West 25th Street (behind the Days Inn) in Yankton, SD.  The meetings start with a 30 minute business meeting followed by snacks and fellowship, and conclude with an amateur radio related educational program.

Friday Morning Breakfast.  Club members gather for breakfast and fellowship at 9 AM on Friday mornings at the Fryn’ Pan located at the corner of 21st and Broadway (502 West 21st Street) in Yankton, SD.   All are welcome to join!

 PDARC Two Meter Net.  Every Monday night at 8:30 pm on the linked Yankton, Vermillion and Norwegian Hill repeaters.  The PDARC repeaters are W0OJY Yankton on 146.85-, Norwegian Hill (Springfield) on 147.210+, Spencer, NE 147.33+, and Vermillion on 147.375+.  They all use a tone of 146.2 except for Spencer which is 131.0 and 131.0.

PDARC Digital Net.  Every Wednesday night at 8:00 pm on the club operated System Fusion digital repeater located near Tabor, SD.  Access to the digital repeater is either over-the-air at 443.9+ or by using an MMDVM hotspot, running PiStar software, connected to YSF88411 PDARC.  The net is a round-table format much like having coffee and chatting with the group.