Amateur Radio Direction Finding in Texas was founded by Jen Harker W5JEN, Ken
Harker WM5R, and Mike Urich KA5CVH. Jen and Ken are located in Austin, and
Mike is located in Clear Lake, south of Houston. All three are active
orienteers and are licensed Amateur Radio operators.
Jen and Ken have both competed in over ten USA ARDF Championships,
and represented the USA as both competitors and jurors at World ARDF
Championships in Korea, Croatia, and Kazakhstan.
Mike has been active for many years in the organization of Houston Orienteering
Club meets and
events, and has been a driving force behind the
LaPorte High School JROTC and Team
Texas juniors orienteering teams.