Posts made in May, 2013

ARDF UK W60 Gold Medal

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Sunday, I became the UK W60 ARDF champion and have the gold medal to prove it. This was my first competitive event. A wonderful weekend walking (alright, the serious competitors run) through the Surrey forest outside Dorking. For those not in the know, ARDF is radio orienteering, so listening for radio beacons to find the orienteering flag. Ok I have to admit I was the only female in the over 60 age group, but I think I am the first ever 60 female UK champion. I quite fancy taking up the invite to Bulgaria in July! Anyone  want to try to take my title away! I intend to do some serious practice and maybe get a gold medal in the 2mtr contest as well next year. If I can do it, including walking stick,  then why not think about having a go. Not  many UK events on the calendar this year but visit – http://www.nationalradiocentre.co.uk/ardf/events.html . We hope to do the Leighton Buzzard one and perhaps even get to Bletchley the day before VHF Field...

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