488National on-foot transmitter hunting championships in Boston
- Jan 12, 2014USA's national ARDF championships will return to the northeast this
year. Radio-orienteers of all skill levels will gather in Boston,
Massachusetts for four days of intense competition on the first weekend
of June. The events will be open to any fan of on-foot hidden
transmitter hunting, with or without a ham license. Visiting
competitors from outside USA are welcome.
Classic five-transmitter competitions in the forest will take place on
June 7-8, two meters on Saturday and 80 meters on Sunday. Prior to
that will be optional competitions in two new events, sprints and
foxoring, on June 5-6.
Organizing and hosting these championships will be Vadim Afonkin
KB1RLI, one of USA's most accomplished radio-orienteers. He will be
assisted by members of Cambridge Sports Union. Winners of the 2014 USA
championships will be under consideration for membership in ARDF Team
USA, which will travel to the mountains of Kazakhstan for the 17th ARDF
World Championships in September.
Registration is now open, with a deadline of May 1. Go to the Boston
ARDF Web site (www.bostonardf.org) to register online and get more
information. For the latest updates, subscribe to a special group
mailing list for participants and others interested in these
championships by sending a blank e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the sport of
ARDF and ARDF Team USA is at www.homingin.com.
Joe Moell K0OV
USA ARDF Coordinator