Radio Orienteering Entries

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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Open Radio-O/ARDF event at Carolina North Forest, April 24.

We will have an 80 m classic course at Carolina North Forest on April 24, Sunday. Park at the Orange County Health Department off of Homestead Rd (GPS 35.9483 -79.0649, Google maps link). Then follow the BOK signs to pick up your map. For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. The course […]

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2022 ARDF Championships — 80m Classic results

The final day of the championships is – as usual – the 80m classic event. The location was similar to that of the 2m event, just North of the campground. The weather was a bit colder than in the previous days, but much drier. The forest was no different though. Many thanks for Charles Scharlau […]

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2022 ARDF Championships — 2m Classic results

Saturday’s event was the 2m classic. Only 5 transmitters, much fewer than the previous days. Everything went fine, we didn’t have any technical issues today. We were also grateful for the trails on the course today: the top finishers all made good use of them. The performance of the day is definitely Eduard Nasybulin’s 82 […]

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2022 ARDF Championships — Fox-o results

On Friday we continued with fox orienteering under drier conditions. The weather was close to perfect for orienteering and the forest was dry enough. The new format (where foxes are spread over three different frequencies and two modes) is in line with international competitions. Most people adapted to it fairly quickly. There was ample opportunity […]

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2022 ARDF Championship — Sprint results

The 2022 ARDF Championships have officially begun! We had 25 people starting the tricky sprint competition amidst a light drizzle. Despite the less than perfect weather everything ended up all right. The transmitter locations are marked on the following map: We’ve put some pictures in this album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/oSuaKpqUba5E3bLv9 Results are below. Tomorrow we are continuing […]

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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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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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