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News of IARU style ARDF in the UK

20 Apr - Event details posted

The details of the event at Cannock on 14 May have now been posted. Go to the events page for the link.

12 Apr - New 3.5MHz DF Receiver

Rig Expert (a Ukrainian firm) are advertising the FoxRex 3500. It has some kind of range finder feature and is retailing in the States for $300. The gain control range is excellent, the image rejection looks rubbish and the sensitivity (for a loop antenna) is expressed as 70nA/m. Exactly how sensitive that might be is uncertain. Historically Ukrainian ARDF receivers have had excellent sensitivity

12 Apr - Results posted at last!

A few 'gremlins in the results data took a while to sort out. Apologies for the delay with the BC2017 results which can now be found on the results page.

17 Mar - Donisthorpe results posted

The results and all splits are now on the results pages

3 Mar - Event Details

The details for the event at Donisthorpe Woodland Park on 26 March are now available via the Events page.

26 Jan - Event Details

The details for the event at Cademan Woods on 12 Feb are now available via the Events page.

21 Jan - Events

The events page has been updated

11 Jan - Events

The events page has been updated

13 Dec - Results

The results for Long Valley can now be found on the results page.

29 Nov - Results

The results for Black Park can now be found on the results page.

28 Nov - December Event

The details of the December event have been posted. The location is Long Valley North at Aldershot and the date is Sunday 11th Dec 2016. Navigate via the events page for the link to the details.

11 Oct - November Event

The details have now been posted and the link to them is on the Events page.

6 Oct - November Event

The date of the November event is now confirmed as Sat 26th. See the events page for more info.

5 Oct - Results

The results for Whippendell are now on the results page. Apologies for the delay in posting these. There is also a map showing all the Tx locations.

19 Sep - News of Events

There are two dates for your dairy. Michael M4MDD is hoping to run an event on Sunday 11 Dec in NE Hampshire while Vlad is looking at Sat 26 Nov near Watford.
More news here as it comes in.

15 Sep - Whippendell Event

Details of this event on 2nd Oct have now been posted. Go to the events page for the link.

18 Aug - Event date

The date of the October event has been posted. Sun 2 Oct at Whippendell Woods, Watford.

7 Aug - Results posted

The results and split times for the event at Cademan Wood today have been posted (see results page). More notes etc tomorrow.

29 July - Event Details posted

The details for the event at Cademan Wood on 7 August can now be accessed via the events page. Remember that the venue for this event has been changed.

27 July - Change of Venue

The event scheduled for Sunday 7 August will now take place at Cademan Woods. Click here for a map showing the location of the car park.

27 June - Rushmere results

These results and all split time can be found on the results page.

19 June - Details for the June Event

The number of courses available has been extended. Please go via the events page to review the details of the event.

18 June - Details for the July Event

The details for the July event are now available via the Events page.

14 June - Details for the June Event

The details are now available via the events page.

2 June - August Event

The date (7 Aug) and location are now on the Events Page.

18 May - Date Changed

The date for the July event has been moved on by one day to Sunday 17th July.

9 May - Results posted

The full result and split times for BC2016 have now been posted on the results page.

14 April - Results posted

The 144MHz splits have been added to the results from Spring Cottage.

12 April - Results posted

The results from Spring Cottage have been posted less the 144MHz splits

24 March - Results added info

The organiser's comments, a map of all the transmitter locations and the routes followed by John Marriott and Robert Vickers have been added to the Cannock results.

22 March - Results added info

There is now a link from the results page to the 1973 O map of the area that was used. Take a look to see what was there before the quarry.

21 March - Results posted

The results have been posted on the results page, for the event at Cannock Chase on 20 March. A map showing the locations of all the transmitters plus comments from the organiser will be posted later. Please check back for these.

10 March - Additional information posted

The details of the event on Cannock Chase on 20 March now contains additional information.
The date for an event in July has now been set - please see the events page.

22 Feb - Outline details posted

Outline information for the March event on the 20th, is now available via the Events page. This will be updated as further details are finalised.

17 Feb - Results Posted

The results for Christmas Common along with maps of the transmitter locations and the Organiser's comments, now appear on the Results page. Apologies for the late appearance of this information.

4 Feb - Details Posted

The information for the event at Christmas Common on Sunday 14 February can now be accessed via the Events page.

28 Jan - 2016 Programme

The dates for events in the period Feb 2016 - June 2016 have now been posted on the events page.

24 Dec - Results for Ash Ranges

These reults have now been posted on the results page. All split times, organiser's comments and a map showing the transmitter locations are included.

26 Nov - December Event

Details of the event at Ash Ranges on 20 Dec can now be found on the Events page.

23 Nov - Swithland Results

Links to the split times for both competitions have now been added to the results page

22 Nov - Swithland Results

These are now on the results page. Splits will be posted tomorrow (23 Nov)

27 Oct - Wisley Results

These have now been posted on the Results page.

18 Oct - November event

The date is now fixed as Saturday 21st November and the details can be found via the events page.

14 Oct - Details posted

The details of the event at Wisley on 25th October can now be accessed via the Events page.

3 Oct - Correction to October date

The October event is scheduled for Sunday 25 Oct (Not Sunday 24 Oct!) Thanks to G6HGE.

21 Sep - Results posted

The results from Brogborough have been posted on the Results page.

21 Sep - Event date posted

The date of the October event, to be organised by Vlad 2E0VLB, is Sunday 25th October. The venue is not yet finalised but knowledge of the intended date will aid personal planning. The venue will be to the west of London, just outside the M25.

7 Sep - Details posted

The details for the Brogborough event on 20th Sep can now be accessed via the Events page.

24 Aug - Date of Sep event

The date for the event at Brogborough next month has been confirmed as Sun 20th Sep. It will be a combined 3.5 & 144 MHz event.

30 July - Changes to Cannock event.

The details have changed. Please go to the details via the events page

28 July - Details of Cannock training/event posted

The details of the event next Sunday (2nd August) can be found via the Events page.

6 July - Great Hampden results posted

These will be found on the results page.

30 June - Great Hampden update posted

There will be a walk to the start commencing 1000hrs. Also a 1 parking charge. Check the details via the events page.

22 June - Details posted

Outline details of the event at Cannock on 2 August, have been posted on the events page.

22 June - Details posted

The outline details for the event at Princes Risborough on Sun 5th July have been posted.
The late posting of these details is regrettable but it took longer than anticipated to get all the permissions etc in place.

22 June - Results posted

The results for Brockhampton can now be found via the Results page.

9 June - Details posted

The details for the event at Brockhampton on 21 June can be accessed via the events page.

19 May - BC 2015 results posted

The results for the British Championships held last weekend can now be found via the results page.
Also included are maps showing the locations of all the transmitters.
The organisers have been invited to post their own comments so please check back to read these later.

13 Apr - Rowell Woods results posted

The results for last Saturday's event can now be found via the results page.

29 Mar - Details for April event changed

The date and location remain the same. However, the parking and event format have been altered. Please check the events page for details.

16 Mar - Details for April event posted

The details for the event at Rushall Woods, between Reading and Newbury, on Saturday 11 April, can be accessed via the events page

6 Mar - IARU Region 1 ARDF Championships - Bulletin 2 posted

Bulletin 2 can be accessed here

3 Mar - Results posted

The results for the event at Uffmoor Woods, Halesowen on Sunday 1 March, can now be accessed via the results page.

6 Feb - Details posted

Information about the event at Uffmoor Woods, Halesowen on Sunday 1 March, can now be accessed via the events page.

26 Jan - Results posted

The reults for yesterday's event at Ashby-de-la-Zouch can now be seen on the results page.

14 Jan - Details posted

The details for the event at Ashby-de-la-Zouch on Sunday 25 January, can now be accessed from the events page.

10 Jan - Event on Sun 25 Jan

Permission to use the area has now been received and the event near Ashby de la Zouch is confirmed. Details should be available on (or soon after) Wed 14 Jan.

16 Dec - 2015 programme posted

The events page now has the outline of the programme for the first three-quarters of 2015. Many details have yet to be finalised.

18 Nov - Maps posted

Go to the results page to see maps of the transmitter locations at Ratby.

17 Nov - Results posted

The results and split times for the event at Ratby yesterday have been posted.

31 Oct - Details posted

Information about the event at Ratby Leicestershire on Sun 16 Nov can now be accessed via the events page.

23 Oct - Whippendell TX locations

Maps showing the locations of the transmitters can now be accessed via the results page.

22 Oct - Whippendell Results

Apologies for the late appearance of these results. It is hoped to post a map of the TX locations later. Please go to the results page for the details.

13 Oct - Events update

Land clearance has been obtained for the event at Ratby Woodlands in November. As a result, it is no longer a 'provisional' event.

28 Sep - Events update

Details for Whippendell on 18 Oct plus the remaining 2014 dates have been posted on the events page.

12 Aug - October Event

This has now been confirmed as Sat 18 October at Whippendell Woods Watford. David Heale is organising.

12 Aug - Hodgemoor results

Apologies for the delay in posting these. The splits will be available later but the results and a map showing all the TX locations can be found via the results page.

20 Jul - Details of the event on 10 Aug

Details for the Hodgemoor Wood event can now be found via the Events page.

7 Jul - Bentley Woods results

The 144MHz results and split times have now been added. A map showing the locations of the Sprint transmitters will be posted later.

6 Jul - Bentley Woods results

There is a problem with the morning 144MHz results but those for the Sprint race have been posted together with the split times. Check back tomorrow to see if the 144MHz results are available.

18 June - July event details

Details for the event at Bentley Woods, Atherstone can now be found via the events page.

16 June - Rowney Warren results posted

The results were posted last night and all split times are available. Also included is a map of the route followed by David Williams.

13 May - BC2014 results posted

Maps showing the location of all the transmitters plus planners' reports are now available for Days 2 and 3.

12 May - BC2014 results posted

All splits and times are now on the results page. Organisers comments and TX locations for Day2 and Day3 are to be added as soon as they are available. Please check back later for the complete results information.

23 Apr - Date posted for an event in August

Check out the events page.

6 Apr - Date posted for an event on 6 July

Check out the events page.

6 Apr - Results for Burghfield posted

See the results page.

4 Apr - Final details for Burghfield posted

The only changes to the provisional information is that there will be 8 transmitters on 144MHz and that parking is at the side of the road, so please park tidily.

17 Mar - Info re April and June events

Provisional details for the April event and the (to be confirmed) date and venue for June, can now be seen via the Events page.

3 Mar - Hindhead Results

Please go to the Results page for the Hindhead outcome.

2 Feb - TX locations for Irchester

Maps showing the TX locations have been added to the results.

2 Feb - Irchester results posted

Access via the results page. A location map for the transmitters will be posted later.

16 Jan - Details posted

Go to the event page for the link to the Irchester details. This event is on Sat 1 Feb.

17 Nov - Results posted

The results for Cuffley can now be found on the results page.

24 Oct - Organiser's comments

The organiser for Dymock Woods has written some notes and these can now be found with the results.

21 Oct - Details posted

The information for the event at Cuffley Herts on Saturday 16 November is now available on the events page.

21 Oct - Results posted

The Dymock results can now be found on the results page.

15 Oct - Increased Fee

Due to unforseen additional expenses, it has been necessary to increase the fee for Dymock on 20 Oct, from £5 to £6. Apologies for the late notification.

30 Sep - Details Posted

The details for the event at Dymock Forest on Sun 20 Oct can now be found via the events page.

20 Sep - November date published

There will be an event on 16 November at Cuffley Herts. The organiser is David G6HGE.

29 Aug - Date published

The 14th December has been posted on the Events page for an event at Mychett near Farnborough,

6 Aug - Date published

The 20th October has been posted on the Events page for an event at Dymock Wood, Gloucestershire.

22 Jul - Results posted

The results and split times for the event at Black Park can now be found on the Results page.

9 Jul - Black Park Event

Final details have been posted via the Events page, for this event near Slough on 21 July

27 Jun - July Event

Outline and provisional details have been posted for an event on Sun 21 July.

24 Jun - Results posted

The results for Rushmere Country Park have now been posted.

4 Jun - Details posted

The details for Rushmere on Sun 23 June have been posted. The link is on the events page.

1 May - Correction to the results

The time given for Michael M6MDD at Philips Park was 20 minutes longer than it should have been. Correcting this moves him into second place.

30 Apr - August Event

Andrew G4KWQ is running an 'ARDF Fun Day' on Cannock Chase on Sun 4 August. A variety of ARDF activities will be on offer, which will help to focus on different aspects of your ARDF technique.

29 Apr - Results posted

The results for the event at Philips Park, Greater Manchester are now available on the results page.

8 Apr - Results posted

The results and split times for the event at Burbage Common are now available on the results page.

16 Mar - Events added to the programme

John Little has settled on Sunday 23 June for his event at Stockgrove Park, Leighton Buzzard.
You may have seen the note in the April Radcom about the event at Bletchley Park on Friday 5th July which is part of the RSGB Centenary celebrations.

11 Mar - Hinckley Event

The date has been changed. The event will take place on Sunday 7th and not the Saturday as originally planned. Details can now be found via the Events page.

6 Mar - Hindhead results posted

These results and split times can be accessed via the results page. Apologies for the late posting.

28 Feb - Region 1 Championships 2013 in Poland

Bulletin 1 has been issued and can be accessed from the home page.

26 Feb - Event at Bury on Sat 27 April

Go to the Events page for information and details for this event.

25 Feb - Hindhead event on 2 March

The details have now been posted and can be accessed vis the Events page.

19 Feb - Bloom Wood results

The results have been posted on the results page.

4 Feb - Bloom Wood - Sat 16 Feb

Further details have been posted and can be found via the Events page. Please pay special attention to the access instructions.

28 Jan - ARDF Festival 2013

Advance and outline details can now be found via the Events page.

14 Jan - Results posted

The results for the event at Bournville have been posted.

13 Dec - Details posted

The details for Bournville on 13 January are now available. Plese follow the link from the Events page.

11 Dec - Results posted

The results for Benyons Enclosure have been posted. There is a delay in sorting out the split times but David G3ZOI will be posting these as soon as he is able.

21 Nov - Details posted

The details for Benyon's Enclosure on Sat 8 Dec have now been posted

19 Nov - Results posted

The Wisley results have been posted. There will be a delay before the links to the split times start working. Please check back later if necessary.

30 Oct - Details posted

The details for the event at Wisley on Sat 17 Nov, have been posted. Please follow the link from the events page. Note that the venue for this event has been altered and these details are the updated ones.

23 Oct - Venue change

The venue for the event on Saturday 17th November has been changed. It will now take place at Wisley which is adjacent to the M25/A3 intersection (M25 Junction 10).

23 Oct - Map showing TX locations posted

A map showing the location of the transmitters at Whippendell has now been posted and can be accessed via the results page.

22 Oct - Results posted

The results for Whippendell Wood can now be found on the results page.

29 Sep - Details posted

The details for Whippendell Woods on Sun 21 Oct have been posted. They can be accessed via the Events page.

26 Sep - New event dates posted.

The dates for November and December have been added. See the Events page for details.

19 Aug - Results posted.

The results for yesterday's event at Cademan Woods may now be viewed on the results page.

11 Aug - Amendments to the details for Cademan Woods on 18 Aug.

The minimum distances between transmitters and the distance from the start has been reduced to 250m. The fee has been reduced from £6 to £5. Details via the events page.

5 Aug - Details added.

Details for the event at Cademan Woods on 18 August can be accessed via the Events page.

23 July - Results for Maulden Wood added.

Details can be found on the results page.

8 July - Details for Maulden Wood added.

Details for the event on 22 July have been added.Please follow the link from the Events page.

8 July - Event added to programme

John Marriott is going to organise an event at Cademan Woods near Leicester on Saturday 18 August. This will include an 80m Sprint race to prepare the RSGB team for the Sprint format at the World Championships the following month. All are welcome to participate.

3 July - Results

The results for the event at Strinsdale last weekend can now be found on the results page.

19 June - Results

The results for the event at Lickey last weekend, plus a map showing the location of the transmitters, have now been posted on the Results page.

29 May - Event on 17 June

Details of the event at Lickey (Birmingham) have been posted. Please go to the Events page and follow the link.

15 May - July date added

John Little M1SHE is staging an event in Maulden woods on Sunday 22 July.

15 May - British ARDF championships

Planner's notes and the optimum sequences have been added to the 80m results.

14 May - British ARDF championships

The results have been posted. Please follow the links from the results page.

7 May - Strinsdale details posted

The details for the event at Oldham on 30 June can be found by following the link from the events page.

23 April - Results for Bentley Woods

These have now been posted on the results page, along with split times for all courses and a map showing the location of all the transmitters.

2 April - Details for Sun 22 April

The information about the event at Bentley Woods, Atherstone can now be accessed from the Events page.

2 April - Butterwood Results

These now appear on the results page.

6 March - Details for 1 April

The details for the event at Butterwood on Sun 1 April, can now be found via the events page.

26 February - Results Posted

The results for Beacon Hill are now on the Results page.

22 January - Results Posted

The results for Swinley are now on the Results page.

19 January - Details Posted

The details for the event on 25 February have now been posted. Please note the car park information.