15th ARDF Championships in Opatija, Croatia

ARDF 2010On 14 September IARU R1 President Hans Blondeel Timmerman PB2T opened the the 15th ARDF World Championships in Opatija, Croatia. Welcome speeches were held by the president of  the Croatian amateur radio association Zdenko Blažičević 9A2HI and the deputy Mayor of the City of Opatija Ernija Gigante Deškovića. The first day included the first ARDF world championship for blind persons. Almost 500 participants from 35 countries will compete in two runs (Wednesday and Friday). More information about the event can be found on

2010 IARU R1 Youth ARDF Championship

The 2010 IARU R1 Youth ARDF Championship was opened today. 11 countries with 37 boys and 30 girls, all they up to 15 years old, will compete next two days.

Results will be available on

Two International Referees for ARDF appointed

The IARU Region 1 EC has appointed Kurt Smet ON4CHE and Kai Pastor DG0YT as International Referees for ARDF effective 3 February 2010.

The 15th World ARDF Championships 2010 - Opatija, Croatia

The Croatian Amateur Radio Association (HRS) is hosting the 15th World ARDF Championships that will take place in Opatija, Croatia  from 13 to 18 September 2010. ARDF competitors from all over the world are invited to the enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Opatija, Croatia located at the Adriatic Coast to the green forests of Gorski Kotar region.

More information about this event is found in Bulletin No. 0.

Visit the 15th World ARDF Championships Website for more information.