[ARDF] Orienteering vs ARDF

Kenneth E. Harker kharker at cs.utexas.edu
Mon Aug 18 13:53:37 CDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 10:00:17AM -0700, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> I have always compared an ARDF course to an orienteering Orange course.
> It would seem that the Green, Brown, etc. courses are more technical in
> nature without the catching features, etc. that are used on the Orange
> course. And *I* consider the signal strength and direction to the
> transmitter as an *excellent* catching feature :). 
> What comparison would you other orienteers make regarding courses?

In length, the M21 class is more like a green or even red course.
I'm not sure about the classes that find fewer controls - I'm sure some of 
them would be closer to Orange in terms of length.

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