ARDF World Championships Postponed to 2022
1 June 2021 - Based upon the feedback received from the IARU Region 1 ARDF Working Group members and IARU
Region 2 and Region 3 ARDF Coordinators, the next ARDF World Championships, originally scheduled for 2020 and then
rescheduled for 2021, has been again re-scheduled with the same host society (Serbia) and location for similar dates
in 2022, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For more details see
2021 USA/IARU Region 2 ARDF Championships to be Held in North Carolina
21 May 2021 - The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has announced that the United States ARDF
Championships has been scheduled for October 14-17 in North Carolina. After consultation with IARU members
societies in IARU Region 2, this event has also been designated the IARU Region 2 ARDF Championships. More details
are available at
2020 ARDF World Championships and 2020 WYAC Canceled
8 May 2020 - Based upon the feedback received from the IARU Region 1 ARDF Working Group members and IARU
Region 2 and Region 3 ARDF Coordinators, the 2020 ARDF World Championships in Serbia and the 2020 World
Youth ARDF Championships (WYAC) in Slovenia have been canceled and will be re-scheduled with the same host
societies and locations for similar dates in 2021, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For more details see
2020 USA ARDF Championships Canceled
30 March 2020 - The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has announced that the United States ARDF
Championships has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For more details see
12th IARU Region 3 ARDF Championships Canceled
19 June 2019 - The Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC) has announced that the ARDF championships for IARU Region 3,
originally scheduled for 21-27 September 2019, have been cancelled. The Region 3 ARDF Committee is exploring other
options for the 2019 championships, but acknowledges that the likelihood of finding an alternative at such a late
date is a "low possibility".
New ARRL ARDF Coordinator Announced
19 June 2019 - After 21 years as
ARRL ARDF Coordinator,
Joe Moell K0OV has stepped down. He has been an active promoter,
book author, article writer, and organizer of radio direction finding and
ARDF competitions in the United States of America. Joe plans to continue
to update his Homing In web site, which
has been a vital resource to the global ARDF community. ARRL President
Rick Roderick K5UR has appointed Jerry
Boyd WB8WFK of Albuquerque, New Mexico as the new ARRL ARDF Coordinator.
19th World ARDF Championships Final Report
29 January 2019 - The Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL) has published the final report from the 19th World ARDF
Championships. The document includes final results, maps from each event, and reports from the jury and organizers. You
can download the report here (PDF
format, 11.7 MB).
New ARDF Rules
13 January 2019 - The IARU Region 1 ARDF Working Group has published a new version of the ARDF Rules. These rules are also
commonly used in international competitions in IARU Regions 2. The new rules, and a documen of changes, are available here.
IARU Region 2 ARDF Survey
8 January 2019 - Results (in PDF format) from the first IARU Region 2 ARDF Community Survey
are now online here in Spanish and English.
Please share with anyone and everyone interested in ARDF in Region 2.
2019 Tenth IARU Region 2 ARDF Championships
1-4 August 2019 - The 2019 IARU Region 2 ARDF Championships (held in conjunction with the United States ARDF Championships) will be
in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. For more details, see
2019 IARU World Youth ARDF Championship
30 June - 4 July 2019 - The Ukrainian Amateur Radio League (UARL) will host the third
World Youth ARDF Championship for competitors up to age 16. IARU
members societies should submit their Letter of Intent to participate
by 20 January 2019. For more details, see
IARU Region 2 ARDF Survey
1 November 2018 - The first IARU Region 2 ARDF Community Survey is now
online at https://surveyhero.com/c/e215f18d. Please share with anyone and everyone interested
in sharing feedback about ARDF in Region 2. THe survey will remain
open through November.
Discover ARDF in the Americas!
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) represents the interests
of Amateur Radio operators worldwide, and is the international
organizing body for ARDF. IARU Region 2 is the regional organization
for the American continent, the Caribbean, and some islands of the
Pacific. The IARU Region 2 ARDF Coordinator encourages and supports
the growth of the sport of ARDF in IARU Region 2, coordinates
international activities with Regions 1 and 3, and reports to the
IARU Region 2 Executive Commitee.