Nordic Championship 2024

Welcome to the Nordic ARDF Championship in Norway 2024. The Nordic ARDF Championship is an annual event.  bye Norwegian Amateur Radio Relay League this year.  Venue will be in Oslo and all races will take place in the vicinity of the capital.

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When?

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th of June 2024

Where?

Oslo, southern part of Norway

Competitions

The Nordic ARDF Championship starts with sprint competition on Friday and Classic 80m and 2m competition on Saturday and Sunday. All runners shall take all transmitters regardless of category.

Classes as in the IARU ARDF Reg-1 championship. Classes will be merged in case of few competitors.

Prizes for each class according to the Nordic ARDF Championship rules. Best Nordic ARDF competitor who is member of one of the Nordic ARDF Societies is awarded with walking trophy.

Maps online

Use the website https://mapant.no/#6/59.949/10.812 for a view of the terrain around Oslo.
Ther are at present not decided exact areas for the competitions, restricted areas will be published at a later stage.

Rules

Competition rules: Nordic ARDF rules based on Reg-1 ARDF competition rules. Rules are available from our web page:

Nordic ARDF rules
Nordic ARDF competition rules
https://www.radioorientering.no/hjem/arrangere-lop/regler-rpo-arrangementer/

Event centre

Oslo Vandrehjem, Haraldsheim

https://haraldsheim.no/

Booking of room as soon as possible. There is no particular reservation deadline, but it is recommended to book as early as possible in order to get a room.

Communication and transport

Oslo Gardermoen Airport. 25 minutes by train to Oslo. Direct bus connection to the event centre.

By car-ferry from Denmark (Copenhagen) or Germany (Kiel).

Starting fee and cost

Starting fee and Ham dinner shall be paid to the organizer.

Booking and payment of the accommodation shall be done direct to Oslo Vandrehjem, Haraldsheim

Registration online with Google forms

  Registration to the competition and HAM dinner no later than May 15th 2024  

Competition fee H21/W21 and above

Competition  
Sprint, 80m and 2m750 NOK            Includes EMIT time badge
Single competitions250 NOK each competitionIncludes EMIT time badge

Youth below H21/W21

Includes EMIT time badge  
Sprint, 80m and 2m350 NOK            Includes EMIT time badge
Sprint, 80m and 2m150 NOK each competitionIncludes EMIT time badge

For all without EMIT badge.

Lost EMIT coverage500 NOK

Ham party Saturday

Dinner, two courses300 NOK

Accommodation

Prices including breakfast, bed linen and towels. Self-catering with several groceries in the vicinity.

There are several options with or without bathroom and the lowest price is show. Please use the web booking to get actual price. Discount options for Youth Hostel membership.

4 – bed roomsNOK 1810 / room
2 – bed roomsNOK 1170 / room
Single roomNOK 950 pr day

Other accommodations

There are several other hotels and camping grounds in Oslo. Another hostel option close by is Rønningen Folkehøgskole: https://ronningen.fhs.no/om-skolen/vandrerhjemmet/

Program – subject to minor changes

Friday 28th June

12:00                    Arrival and registration
14:00 – 15:30     Receiver check, frequencies, and transmitter strength for sprint
16:30                    Departure sprint
18:00                     Start sprint
20:00                     Estimated last return to event centre
20:00-21:00        Receiver check, frequencies, and transmitter strength for 2m-80m

Saturday 29th June

08:00                     Breakfast
10:00                     Departure first classic
11:30                     Start classic 80m
15:30                     Estimated last return to the event centre
19:30                     Prize ceremony
20:00                     Ham dinner at the event centre

Sunday 30th June

07:00                     Breakfast
08:00                     Departure second classic
09:30                     Start classic 2m
13:30                     Estimated last finish
14:00                     Prize ceremony
14:30                     Departure

It is not yet clear whether the Sunday prize ceremony will be at the finish or at the hostel, this depends on the distance to the competition area and travel time since we know most people would like to return Sunday evening.

Contact information

Radioorientering Norge – organizing club
Contact                Øyvind Solli LA1KP
Epost:                   post@radioorientering.no
Phone:                 +47 906 04 339
Web:                     www.radioorientering.no

NRRL ARDF manager
Contact:              Jon Sletvold LA9NGA
Epost:                   jon.sletvold@gmail.com
Phone:                +47 911 79 562