KA0LDG Foxhunt Presentation Slides

has shared a PDF copy of the slides from his Foxhunting workshop in the Training and Education | Presentations shared folder on the RRRA File Server. These slides are a great resource for those who were unable to attend the workshop and attendees who wish to review the presented material.

This Foxhunting Workshop was presented in the Sabin, MN, Fire Hall on Saturday, June 13, 2020,

Presentation Slides

  • What is Fox Hunting (Amateur Radio Direction Finding - ARDF)
  • The FOX
  • Challenges
  • Equipment for 2 meters
  • Antenna
  • Directional Antennas
  • Non-directional Antenna
  • Attenuators (for close-in work)
  • Time Direction of Arrival
  • TDOA
  • Doppler Systems
  • Multi-path
  • Map & Compass Work
  • Map & Compass Work (cont)
  • In Close
  • Misc.
  • What the “Pros” use(d)
  • Questions

Foxhunting Resources

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About Foxhunting

Foxhunting is a radio activity which involves searching for a transmitter using direction finding techniques. Also known as amateur radio direction finding (ARDF) Foxhunting is one form of Radiosport and is “popular in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China, where it was often used in the physical education programs in schools.” 1

The skills practiced by Foxhunters are useful for locating Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) sources and Emergency Locator Beacons.


  1. “Amateur radio direction finding”, Wikipedia, accessed June 14 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amateur_radio_direction_finding. ↩︎