The Open Nordic ARDF Championships 2019 is held in Kongsberg in Norway. The competition center is the Kongsberg Vadrerhjem Bergmannen.
The competitions are organized by Jon Sletvold, LA9NGA and the Norwegian Amateur Radio Relay League -NRRL together with local radio clubs.
Hans leaves his sleeping friends at 06:00 and takes a 1,3 km walk over the Numedalslången to the Kongsberg swimming hall. Friday morning there is a special low-cost "morning swim" at 06:30-07:45.
Hans also take a long afternoon swim in the swimming hall, Saturday afternoon after the 144 MHz competition.
The Sprint competition is held in the afternoon in the forest around Skrim Idrettspark. The photo is from the track where Hans is close to the spectator post. Photographer: Kimmo Lehtosaari.
Two transmitters fail during the competition and the results are calculated with 10 controls without transmitter Slow 5 and Fast 2. Hans visited Slow 5 as his first control.
The competitions use the Emit system. Each runner gets a badge and 3 yellow backup-cards, one for each competition.
Hans Sundgren unless otherwise stated.
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