Radio Orienteering Entries

Gray Owl ARDF & “O” 6/20-21/20 Results

As summer was about to start, we had a few cool days. Then came the weekend. Saturday, for the ARDF event, wasn’t too bad, but Sunday was definitely summer and everybody suffered. We had more DNF’s than we’ve had in a long time. We used a new area of the Birkhead Wilderness for the ARDF […]

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June 20-21 ARDF & Advanced Orienteering at Gray Owl

ARDF June 20, 10am – 2pm: We are planning an 80m Classic ARDF course on June 20 in the Birkhead Wilderness from a new start location at Wildlife Resources Commission Trailhead at 35.5974915,-79.8868486.  Pre-registration is required. The precise Start location is about a 1.5 km walk from the trailhead. There will be five foxes, and […]

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ARDF/Radio-Orienteering – 80m Classic at Carolina North Forest – 2020-05-31 – Results.

We had a nice day of radio-orienteering at Carolina North Forest. We had ten participants come out to search for foxes. The rain finally stopped the day before. The ground was still pretty wet but the temperature was wonderful. We have pictures from the event here. It was down-sized 80m classic. Shorter distances. No start […]

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Radio-O/ARDF event at Carolina North Forest, Sun. May 31.

We will have an 80 m classic course at Carolina North Forest on May 31. Park at the parking lot at the end of Municipal Drive (GPS 35.9365 -79.0661, Google maps link). Then follow the BOK signs to pick up your map. There is a ten minute walk from the pick-up area to the start. […]

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Results 05/02-3/20 Orienteering & ARDF

Charles set a flawless 6k classic ARDF course on Saturday – further testing his newly built equipment. We hope he will keep modifying and testing (after all, think about how many events are necessary to prove they are durable). Joseph & Ruth set Sunday’s courses including a complex ARDF FoxOring. The Orienteering courses included a […]

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Gray Owl 4/19/20 ARDF Results

We had another perfect ARDF event. This time we used, for the first time, transmitters and antennas that were built by Charles. The event came off without a hitch. The antennas are unique. About a year ago I wondered if we could have antennas that didn’t need a ground wire. This wire needs to lay […]

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Orienteering & ARDF April 18-19 at Gray Owl

Saturday, April 18 This is no longer an Open event. We will have an Advanced orienteering event at 1725 Gray Owl Road, Asheboro. (Orange through Red courses) We have a new sprint map of the Rock Garden, a complex area with many rock and rootstock features mapped at 1:4000 by Vladimir Lyuk. The plan is […]

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Open ARDF Ranking Event and Expert Long Form Orienteering at Umstead North

Registration Closed 6:30 pm 3/14/20 When: March 15, 2020 Courses open from Noon – 3:30 pm Location: Umstead North, Multi Use Parking AreaGPS Coordinates: 35.867674, -78.752441 Frequencies: Beacon 3.59Mhz , Beginner 3.55 Mhz, Expert 3.51Mhz We will have Beginner ARDF (Radio-O) through Expert ARDF as well as Expert Long Orienteering courses. ARDF (Amateur Radio Direction […]

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Dix Sprint & FoxOring Jan 5

We will start in Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh near the intersection of Umstead and Whiteside drive. 35.769774, -78.657912. Park in the large lot south of Umstead Drive. We will have a fast complex sprint with 4 courses, each with about 15 – 20 controls. Two red courses, each about 2.8k and two brown courses, […]

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Dix ARDF & Middle 12/8/19

Nice cool weather and we had new people trying ARDF. The 30 second transmit for the slow side of the sprint worked really well, particularly for new people and those who haven’t practiced in a while. Here are the results   Dix Park ARDF & Middle, Dec 8, 2019 – Open, Results 2019-12-08   Slow […]

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