Your First Equipment|
It doesn't take much to get started in the sport of ARDF.
Learn about the equipment options and how to decide on what you want to
One of the fundamental skills in ARDF is using a
directional antenna to determine the bearing from which a signal is
radiating. Learn about how different equipment designs require
Basic Map Skills|
Navigate through the woods with confidence by learning
how to read and use topographic maps. Know where you are, where you
need to go, and how to get there without getting lost!
Your First Practice Event|
At your first ARDF practice event, you will use map
skills, take bearings, plan routes, and experience the thrill of finding
a transmitter on your own. Multiple transmitters add to the challenge
and fun of the sport!
Your First Competition|
ARDF competitions have a structured start sequence to
ensure that competitors do not gain a competitive advantage over one
another. Learn about what to expect from your first competition.