2022 Annual BOK Meeting Minutes

Financial Report Net increase in cash on hand $3320Major expense & equipment items Equipment purchased ~$3000 OUSA $1734 Park Fees $808 Map Printing $614 Miscl ~$300 Sales tax $402 Net from major events Radio Champs $1900 JROTC $1582 Gross from event fees Annual Pass $2610 Meet Fees $4103 We decided not to increase any fees […]

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BOK Annual Meeting Tues. Oct. 25

We will have our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The informal pizza dinner will start at 6pm and the official meeting at 7pm. This meeting will be both remote and in person. In Person: 904 Dorothea Drive, Raleigh, NC (Joseph & Ruth’s house). We will have open windows and the attic fan on […]

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Radio Orienteering Classes at Bond Park

Youth Radio Orienteering. This is a Town of Cary class at Bond Park, and is not hosted by BOK. Registration is available online at myCary.org, by mail, and in person at staffed Town of Cary facilities.July 6-8, or 11-13, both 3-day classes meet 9 AM to Noon Do you know of a young man or woman age 11-16 […]

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Results – Raven Rock 2m Radio Orienteering June 5, 2022

Results ALL 5 Foxes 5.0 km 235 m 180 min (5 Controls) 1 Matt Craig   5 p (136:32) 7000530 4 Foxes (not #4)3.9 km 204 m 180 min (4 Controls) 1 Joseph Huberman   4 p (96:56) 2005005 2 Adalia Schafrath-Craig   4 p (103:22) 2049374 3 Ruth Bromer   4 p (125:59) 2005002 […]

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Results: Open Gray Owl ARDF & Orienteering event on May 14-15,

Saturday started out with some steady rain, and a few hardy souls started out, but by 11am the rain stopped and the sun even began to peak out. Sunday was a beautiful day. After the events on both days we enjoyed pizza together sitting out on the deck. For the 2m Radio Orienteering, Joseph built […]

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2022 ARDF Champs Bulletin 2

This event will be held at Prince William Forest Park,a National Park in Quantico Virginia, USAApril 6-10, 2022 Organized by the Backwoods Orienteering Klub Event director: Joseph Huberman Registrar: Ruth Bromer Course design & setting: Charles Scharlau Many thanks to the Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC) for their advice and assistance and particularly for providing the Prince William map […]

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ARDF Sprint Practice 4/2/22 Bond Park

The sprint practice has been canceled because of time constraints getting ready for the Champs.

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2m Practice Sat 3/26/22 Umstead West

We will have a 2m ARDF practice at Umstead West starting promptly at 10am. After a quick lesson on how to set up a transmitter, five people will each get a region on the map in which to set a 2m transmitter. The plan is to set the controls on hillsides and near creeks so […]

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Results – 2m Classic ARDF Event at Umstead North 2/20/22

Everything went smoothly.  We had the full 750m exclusion zone around the start.  Not usual for a local event, but good practice for the Champs. (Coming up April 5-10 in Quantico VA.)  We used our new rental 2m Receivers again.  The transmitter closest to the finish was tantalizingly close to the route to what should […]

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Beginning Radio Orienteering Classes

Learn Radio Orienteering (ARDF) like the pros learned it. Nadia Scharlau got her start in ARDF at age 13 and went on to become a world champion, and taught classes to beginners who went on to become world champions themselves. She still uses the same no-frustration step-by-step approach by which she learned the sport 40+ […]

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