Radio Orienteering Entries

Results – Nov-4 ARDF at Eno River State Park

We had a wonderful event at the Eno River State Park. We had both an 80 m classic and a beginner foxoring course. We met at the Few’s Ford Access parking lot around 11:00 for the classic and around noon for the foxoring. It was sunny but nice and cool for running. We had 8 […]

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Running a Radio-Orienteering Course

Here is your train of thought while running a course… You are called up to start and given your map. Only the start and finish are shown and you need to find the 5 foxes (radio transmitters) that are out there. You study the trail system and try to guess where the foxes could be. […]

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Open Radio-O/ARDF event at Eno River, Sun. Nov-4.

We will have an 80 m classic ARDF event at the Eno River State Park Few’s Ford Access on Sunday, Nov 4. For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. We will have a class starting at noon. The course closes at 3:00 PM. Remember there is […]

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2018 US ARDF Champs Results

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

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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: July 28 – August 4, 2019 Where: In and around Raleigh, North Carolina. All the venues are within a 30 minute drive from RDU airport and downtown Raleigh. There are many hotels and restaurants to choose from. All the maps are […]

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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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