Radio Orienteering Entries

2018 US ARDF Champs Results

ARDF 2018 US Championships A tremendous thanks to everyone who put on the ARDF 2018 US Championships. We had excellente weather throughout the event until Sunday morning when we went through a downpour getting to the 80M event.  Thanks again to the organizers for clearing out the rain for the duration of the event.  If […]

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BOK 2019 ARDF US & Region II Championships

The Backwoods Orienteering Klub proposes hosting the 2019 US and Region II Championships. When: We propose two possible dates which depend on whether our Chinese sister club will be able to attend the event. Mid to late June to accommodate the US school schedule Late July to early August to accommodate both the US and […]

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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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Open Radio-O/ARDF event at Eno River, Sun. Jun-10.

We will have an 80 m classic ARDF event at the Eno River State Park Few’s Ford Entrance at the parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Rd on Sunday, Jun-10. Everyone is welcome and we will have instruction throughout the event.  For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM […]

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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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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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Radio-O May 27, 2018 Everyone Welcome

We will have an 80 m classic ARDF event at Umstead South on Sunday, May-27. For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Course closes at 3:00 PM. Remember there is a $5 fee if you need to rent a receiver. Open event with pre-registration: Newcomers welcome […]

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Open Orienteering & ARDF events April 21-22

On the weekend of  April 21-22, 2018 we will have an Open Orienteering event with all the courses on SUNDAY, and a Radio-Orienteering event (ARDF) on SATURDAY. Both days will be held on the Birkhead Wilderness map starting from 1725 Gray Owl Road, Asheboro, NC  (Turn around on the gravel pad at the end of the […]

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ARDF Training Week(s) Feb 17 to March 4th

Illia Ivanko put on the most intense ARDF training camp in the US ever. We had 12 events over 16 days at 7 venues.  That was 6 Classics, 2 FoxOring, and 5 Sprint events. (One day we had 2 sprint courses.)  We had 6 new people try the sport and a couple of them are […]

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Eno River Open Event Feb. 18, 2018

Everyone is welcome to our first public orienteering event at Eno River State Park, on Sunday, 18 February. Registration will be at the Fews Ford shelter, just west of the loop parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Road.  (GPS coordinates = 36.073616, -79.007005).  IMPORTANT:  DO NOT PARK IN THE LOOP PARKING LOT.  Instead, […]

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