Mongolian national team brings home gold from the Region III Radio Orienteering Championship
Interest and participation in amateur radio direction finding (ARDF) continues to grow, even in Mongolia. The 9th International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 3 ARDF Championships was held in Hongcheon, Korea, from September 1 to 6. The Mongolian Radio Sports Federation (MRSF) sent a national team of three, including N.Munkh Erdene, D.Batzaya. and M.Nyamdorj.
Radio sports athletes, N.Munkh Erdene and D.Batzaya competed in the M21 category. N.Munkh Erdene earned a gold medal and D.Batzayal was awarded a prize winning place in the competition. In team results they received the gold medal. M.Nyamdorj participated in the over-40 age category and stood in sixth place in the overall results. The Mongolian national team was awarded the bronze medal in the team result.
The Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championship is organized annually in three regions. MRSF is the national member society representing Mongolia in the IARU. IARU Region 3 includes the member societies representing amateur radio operators in Australia, most of Asia, and the Pacific Islands. The championship was organized in event categories of M19, M21, M40, M 50, M60, M70, W19,W21, W35, W55,W65.
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