ARDF (Amateur radio direction finding)
Sokcho, South Korea
About the Sport:
Amateur radio direction finding (ARDF, also known as radio orienteering and radiosport) is an amateur racing sport that combines radio direction finding with the map and compass skills of orienteering.
It is a timed race in which individual competitors use a topographic map, a magnetic compass and radio direction finding apparatus to navigate through diverse wooded terrain while searching for radio transmitters.
The rules of the sport and international competitions are organized by the International Amateur Radio Union.
ARDF events use radio frequencies on either the two-meter or eighty-meter amateur radio bands.
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