In April 2009 the RSGB ARDF Committee organised a seminar at Mugdock Country
Park, Milngavie. An event was subsequently held at the park.
Although we know that some ARDF equipment has been purchased/constructed
there appears to have been no further interest in Scotland since. In an
effort to rekindle any latent interest and stimulate any newcomers I am
circulating the attached paper to Scottish RSGB Reps, club secretaries and
individuals who have previously attended the seminar or have expressed an
The paper does not go into detail on the conduct of an IARU ARDF or radio
orienteering event but this information is freely available from the
references detailed in the paper.
At this time when clubs are formulating a programme for the coming year
perhaps a radio orienteering event could be considered. To ensure maximum
attendance and to avoid clashes with other events it is recommended that
activities be advertised as widely as possible and, if appropriate, notified
to the ARDF Committee for inclusion in their diary of events.
Events organised by RSGB registered clubs are covered by their club
insurance. Where events are organised by individuals they may be held under
the auspices of the RSGB ARDF committee provided they meet appropriate
I would be grateful for feedback as to level of interest or lack thereof in
your locality or any comments you may care to make.
If you require any further advice or assistance please feel free to contact
me or the RSGB ARDF Committee.
Tom Mitchell GM0JHF
RSGB ARDF Committee Corresponding Member