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.
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.
2018 World ARDF Championships
2-8 September 2018 - Sokcho, Korea will be the site of the
2018 World ARDF Championships.
IARU members societies should submit their Letter of Intent to
participate by 10 March 2018.
New ARDF Coordinator Announced
9 August 2018 - After 15 years as
IARU Region 2 ARDF Coordinator,
Dale Hunt WB6BYU has stepped down. He has been an active promoter,
article writer, competitor, referee, and organizer of ARDF competitions
in the region and at the world level. The IARU R2 Executive Commitee
thank him for his voluntary work all these years. The IARU R2 EC has
named Ken Harker WM5R as
the new IARU R2 ARDF Coordinator.