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Results for Aug 12 2018 Members event in West Umstead

We had a small group of orienteers competing in brutal hot/humid conditions at West Umstead. Thank you all for coming! The courses were rather difficult (hence a number of DNFs) even though a couple of controls were hanged a bit too high off the ground. Special thanks to Dave Waller for vetting the course and […]

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Results for July 8, 2018 event at Dorothea Dix Park

The weather was great, the grass green and the courses fast. We’ll do it again next year! The event was truly a team effort from Dave, Ian, Joseph, Jeff, Debra, Vladimir and Tatyana. Thank you all. White Course: 12 KP 2.0 km 1 John Montgomery 26:07 55 64 62 60 48 50 53 67 56 […]

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Results – Jun-10, 80m Radio-O/ARDF, Eno River

The event was an 80m classic and held at the Eno River State Park – Few’s Ford Access. It was sunny all day and plenty hot. We had ten participants and seven starts. Many people found the Eno River area quite challenging with the change in elevaiton needed to get from one fox to the […]

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Results for June 3 Sprints at Bond Park

It was a great day for orienteering on June 3 at Bond Park – sunny and warm, but manageable.  Runners had their choice of four separate maps (Beginner: 1.6km, Sprint A: 2.6km, Sprint B: 2.7km and “The Whole Enchilada”: 5.3km).  Sprints A and B had shortcut options that allowed runners to make a 2.0km course.   […]

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2018-05-27 ARDF/Radio-O Results

The event was designed as an 80m classic and was held at William B. Umstead State Park – South section. We had eleven participants and nine starts. Everyone did a fantastic job braving the hot and humid weather. Several people commented that the course was challenging and participants chose many different routes between the controls. […]

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Results May 20th 2018 Umstead West

The rain held off all day, however, it was quite humid. Thank you Vladimir Stemkovski, Mihai Ibanescu and Clint Lloyd for help with control pick up. Brown Course 3.5 KM Finish # ‘First name’ ‘Name’ TOTAL TIME ‘ST_time’ ‘FI_time’ ‘1.CN’ 1st leg ‘1.Time’ ‘2.CN’ 2nd leg ‘2.Time’ ‘3.CN’ 3rd leg ‘3.Time’ ‘4.CN’ 4th leg ‘4.Time’ […]

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Orienteering & Radio Orienteering – the Difference

There are differences and similarities between Orienteering and Radio Orienteering.   Radio-O, is commonly referred to as Amateur Radio Direction Finding or ARDF.  Both were developed as a sport after WWII as part of military training.  Orienteering to improve soldiers’ ability to navigate with a map, and Radio-O (ARDF) to locate the enemy when they used […]

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Results for Schenck Forest, May 6 2018

Old location, new (and incomplete) map

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Update: Results for Orienteering and ARDF April 21-22, 2018

Here is an update to the results for the event.  The MeOS software outputs the date in IOF standard .xml format that can be used by WinSplits, an online data analysis and display.  This software has additional information including “Time Lost in Errors”.  You can check the event results out on the WinSplits webpage  that […]

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Results for Open Event at Carolina North Forest (Apr 8, 2018)

Perfect day for orienteering. We were really lucky that the rain ended on Saturday. It was the first time we used this start location at Carolina North and it worked out very well – we’ll do it again in the future. The courses weren’t particularly difficult, but overabundance of features on the map made it […]

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