In this episode of ARRL’s monthly On The Air podcast: “Radio orienteering (aka Amateur Radio Direction Finding, or ARDF) is a radio sport like no other. It gets you out of your shack chair and bounding through the woods or a park, using a handheld receiver and directional antenna to find a transmitter that’s located somewhere in the vicinity. People of all ages and skill levels can have fun with radio orienteering – and you don’t even need a ham radio license to join in. In this episode, we talk to USA ARDF Co-coordinator Charles Scharlau, NZØI, about how get involved in what he calls, “the only athletic radio sport.””1
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About the ARRL On The Air Podcast
On the Air podcast complements the bimonthly On the Air magazine (an ARRL membership benefit) with additional resources, techniques, and hints.
The host of On The Air is Becky Schoenfeld, W1BXY. The first episode of On The Air was published on January 16, 2020.
About ARRL On The Air
On The Air is a collection of resources for new ham radio licensees:
“The Thrill of the Chase: Radio Orienteering”, blubrry podcasting, retrieved March 10 2023, https://blubrry.com/arrlontheair/94613215/the-thrill-of-the-chase-radio-orienteering/. ↩︎