Fox Hunt

What is a Fox Hunt?
Transmitter hunting (also known as T-hunting, fox hunting, bunny hunting, and bunny chasing), is an activity wherein participants use radio direction finding techniques to locate one or more radio transmitters hidden within a designated search area. This activity is most popular among amateur radio enthusiasts, and one organized sport variation is known as amateur radio direction finding. Directional antennas are popular choices for transmitter hunting. A directional antenna is more sensitive to received signals in some directions than others. When a directional antenna is rotated, a received signal will either increase or decrease in signal strength, information from which a skilled hunter can determine the likely direction to the transmitter.

How to Participate?
In order to participate in the Fox Hunt, please complete the registration form at the following link. There is no cost and the event is open to all, no Amateur Radio license required. If you are interested, we will be building and tuning the directional antennas at the Monday club meetings, prior to the Hunt. Additionally, there will be a final training/tuning meeting for participants on Monday 10/19 at 7:30pm in the club room (Bevis 040) to familiarize participants with transmitter tracking techniques. Hope to see you there!

Fox Hunt:
When: April TBD
Where: TBD

Training Meeting:
When: April TBD
Where: TBD

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