Radio Orienteering Entries

Results – Radio-O, 80m Classic, Oct-29, Carolina North Forest

Six orienteers decided to brave the threatening weather. They were well rewarded. We only had a couple short showers. This was the longest ARDF at CNF and we’ve reached the limits of this venue for classic events. We had two special participants. Imre showed up with a receiver kit he built himself and took first […]

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Open Radio-O (ARDF) event at Carolina North Forest, Sun. Oct-29.

The next BOK ARDF event is Sunday October 29. For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Course closes at 3:00 PM. We will meet at the East Entrance to Carolina North Forest. Take Municipal Drive off of MLK Jr. BLVD. (Parking lot GPS: 35.936168 -79.065907, google […]

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North Carolina International Training and ARDF Radio Orienteering Events in Asheboro, NC

North Carolina International Training and ARDF  Radio Orienteering Events in Asheboro, NC July 24 – 28, 2017 UPDATE 7/14/17: Monday’s training event will focus on: taking accurate bearings and drawing them on the map detailed map reading length ~2.5 km Participants will need to have a compass, marking pencils in two colors, and a map board. […]

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Results — Jun-3, 2017, Carolina North Forest Radio-O/ARDF.

As with last time, we met by the Municipal Drive entrance to Carolina North Forest (CNF) and used a similar course layout. It was comfortable when we started but it heated up tremendously in the afternoon. Thank you to Greg Kopsch for letting us use CNF and for stopping by to say hi during our […]

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Open Radio-O (ARDF) event at Carolina North Forest, Sat. Jun-3.

Get ready for the second open ARDF event of 2017, Sat. June 3! For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Course closes at 3:00 PM. We will meet at the East Entrance to Carolina North Forest. Take Municipal Drive off of MLK Jr. BLVD. (Parking lot […]

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Results – May-13, 2017. Radio-O/ARDF Carolina North Forest

The weather was perfect for running at Carolina North Forest (CNF). It threatened to rain just a bit but we stayed dry the entire time. We even had some patches of blue sky float by. Some orienteers arrived before noon, got instruction, felt confident, and headed onto the course early. Most of the participants took […]

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Open Radio “O” (ARDF) event at Carolina North Forest – Sat. May 13.

2017-05-13 4:40 AM update:  The event is on!  The NWS hourly forecast looks good.  See you all out there. Get ready for the first open BOK Radio “O” ARDF event of 2017! Everyone is welcome. We will be hosting the meet at Carolina North Forest on May 13. Starts 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Course […]

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Radio-O Courses Offered at BOK

Radio-O was born in Eastern Europe around the time of the First World War when commanders communicated with troops using radios.  When the radio was broadcasting you could get a bearing on the enemy.  So getting an accurate bearing quickly and careful map reading was important. We offer 4 levels of Radio Orienteering. Radio White 2-3 k – […]

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Radio-O at Carolina Forest 8/14/2016 Results

The event was a great success in that almost everyone found all the controls and had fun. In this White/Yellow level event there are 5 transmitters, each on a different frequency, transmitting continuously. There were a reasonable assortment of issues that make any ARDF event “unique”, shall I say.  We picked up a box of Chinese receivers […]

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Radio-O Training Exercises

Map Reading – Line O The map has a network of purple lines (that are not physical trails in the terrain) following the lines offer several route choice options to the transmitters.  Controls are set along the line and off the line at some key decision points.  Participants are instructed to only follow the lines to the […]

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