Open Radio-O/ARDF 2m Classic at Eno River State Park, Sep. 12.

Filed under: Latest News,Next Events,Radio Orienteering by Patrick Sears on September 6th, 2021

We will have an 2 m classic course at the Eno River State Park Few’s Ford Access on Sunday, September 12, GPS 36.0742 -79.0055. For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The course closes at 3:00 PM.

Registration.
Pre-registration to a particular start window is required. There is no need to sign up for a particular course. Everyone gets the same map. Please register by the end of the day, Friday Sep 10. Link for the registration.

Receiver loans.
If you need a 2m receiver, you will need to check that box on the registration page. We only have 6 to loan.

The course.
The homing beacon is the finish. There is only one control to punch at the homing beacon and it is the finish. There is no finish chute. There is a 300 m exclusion zone around the start and around each control.

  • Fox frequency: 144.300 MHz.
  • Finish beacon frequency: 145.550 MHz.
  • Transmit power: ~350 mW
  • Antenna type: Eggbeater omnidirectional horizontally polarized

Course distances. These are as the crow flies and Eno has quite a bit of elevation change.

level distance
1 fox 1.5 km
2 foxes 2.3 km
3 foxes 2.6 km
4 foxes 3.2 km
5 foxes 4.1 km

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