Fox Hunt

About the Sept 25 2016 Fox Hunt

  • The Fox Hunt will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 (Rain date October 23)
  • RULES and INFO can be found by clicking here
  • Registration begins at 9:30 AM  There is no fee for this event (FREE)
  • The hunt runs from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
  • There will be a debrief and award ceremony at 11:00 AM,
  • There will be a practice fox available from 9:00 until 10:00 AM
  • Teams (at least 1 person) will locate FIVE hidden fox transmitters on foot.
  • Teams must have both RDF RX capability and 146.55 MHz Simplex Capability
    (146.55 will be used to communicate with Fox Control and establish location times)
  • The team with that finds the foxes the quickest will take first prize (certificate)
  • Each Hidden Fox will be on a separate frequency as follows:
    • 146.400
    • 146.430
    • 146.460
    • 146.490
    • 146.580

The hunt will be held at Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, RI, and registration will be in Parking Lot #4



Information for Fox Hunters

Book:  Transmitter Hunting
Presentation: Basic Fox Hunting
Fox Hunting Equipment
A homebrew PVC Beam
A tape-measure Beam
20dB in-line 20 dB SMA Attenuator
30dB in-line 30 dB SMA Attenuator

Most active US Website (Homing In):
IARU Region 2 (US) ARDF site:
IARU Region 1 ARDF site:
Bob Miller Enterprises (US):
Note that Bob Miller is the US distributor of the VK3YNG DF Sniffer.  And if you happened to have an interest in satellite work, the slightly more expensive Arrow 146/437/10 would do great both for RDF and satellite work — just don’t install the 437 elements.