Radio Orienteering Entries

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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2017 NC International ARDF Champs in & The US ARDF Championship in Ohio

These are the current  plans. Check back for updates North Carolina International Training and ARDF Championship in Asheboro, NC July 24 – 28, 2017 BOK will host the North Carolina International ARDF Championship event from July 24 – 28, 2017.  The event center will be at 1725 Gray Owl Road, in Asheboro NC.  The first day will be a training event […]

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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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Birkhead International ARDF Competition and Training Camp Results

Birkhead International ARDF Competition July 20 – 23, 2014 These are the results from the 4 competitions we had in the Uwharrie National Forest.  This was a very successful cooperative event with the Guangzhou Radio Club.  One of the highlights of the event was how well we worked together and our declaration to become Sister […]

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