Using Radios at a Sportident Air+ event

  It is starting to become more common to see events that advertise they will be using the Sportident Air+ system for timing. The feedback from the runners that have used Air+ has been very positive. However, until they go to use them at the event, organisers may not...

Using O-Lynx to enhance events without radios

O-Lynx provides a lot of great ways to enhance events when used with equipment like wired or radio controls. However, as outlined in my presentation …. http://orienteering.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/09b-Using-technology-to-improve-all-events.pdf …. using...

2014 Review

Over the past year O-Lynx has continued to establish itself as the best way to maximise the spectator appeal of orienteering events in the Oceania and Americas regions. National championships in New Zealand, Australia, and the USA again made full use O-Lynx software...

Sawhorses for Orienteering

This information ispresented here to help those wanting to produce similar sawhorses as seen at the NZ World Cup races. With the Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club involved in the world cup, Oceania and Sprint the Bay events there was a desire to have sawhorse type controls...

Oceania and World Cup 2013

New Zealand hosted the 2013 Oceania Carnival in January and along with it the first 3 rounds on the 2013 World Cup. O-Lynx was providing the radio controls and results system for the events. The carnival consisted of 9 events over 10 days, with some days hosting both...

North American Orienteering Champs 2012

The NAOC 2012 took place in October and the O-Lynx radio system and results software was used. See some of the great photos and watch the finish line camera video to see how o-lynx helped make it a great event....

Australian Schools 2012

The Australian Schools Championships were held in Tasmania this year. As I was going over, I supplied some O-Lynx gear for the events. This equated to a radio control being used for commentary support on both the individual and relay days. Tasmania Orienteering use...
Hawkes Bay Schools Individuals 2012

Hawkes Bay Schools Individuals 2012

The schools events are always good to use the O-Lynx technology on as with as you get a lot of spectators unfamiliar with orienteering coming out for the day. Providing good commentary and the live results boards means they are able to stay involved for the whole day,...

North Island Secondary School Championships 2012

Hosted at home by the Hawkes Bay Club this year, with over 350 kids from around the North Island attending. Both the Individuals and relay events were situated in the Maraetotara area with its detailed limestone rock formations.      Radios were going to be used for...

2012 Triple Peaks Adventure Race

For the 2012 Triple Peaks, O-Lynx radios were to going to be used to monitor the competitors as they went around the course. Two of the peaks were monitored as well as the park that competitors ran through, both as they left Havelock North, and when the returned. This...

Oceania 2011 – Victoria, Australia

This was the first use of O-Lynx outside of New Zealand and followed on from people seeing O-Lynx used at the New Zealand Queens Birthday event. Orienteering Victoria were hosting the first 2 days of the Oceania carnival with the Long on the Saturday followed by...

Hawkes Bay 2011 School Events

The Hawkes Bay School Individual Orienteering Champs for 2011 were held on the 12th June at the Craggy Range map. About 4 radio controls were used plus the two on the finish. The event centre was sited really well to make the event as spectator friendly as possible....

Regal Orienteering Carnival 2011

North West Orienteering Club organised to use the O-Lynx system at the 3 day Regal Orienteering event being held over the Queens Birthday weekend. They were co-hosting it with the Auckland Orienteering Club. As the event was being held in Woodhill it would be a good...

North Island Secondary School Champs 2011

The Taupo club hosted this event the weekend after the nationals. It was welcome to see the sun after the heavy rain Hawkes Bay experienced straight after the Nationals Relays, with no access to maps that had been used for the events due to slips. Geoff Morrison was...