The following individuals / companies / groups have gone out of their way to ensure the success of the 2001 United States ARDF Championships, and we are extremely thankful for their generosity. We wish to publicly recognize them below, in order of sponsorship:
The Albuquerque Amateur Radio Club - Our main sponsor!
The AARC is one of Albuquerque's most popular Amateur Radio special service clubs, participating in many events such as public service communications, highway cleanups and Field Day. http://www.qsl.net/albuquerquearc
Upper Rio FM Society, Inc- Provided funds to completely pay for the bus transportation to and and from the event site.
The Upper Rio FM Society, New Mexico's largest Amateur Radio club, maintains over 30 2-meter and 70-cm repeaters across the state, as well as just as many APRS digipeaters located on top of New Mexico's highest mountaintops. Coverage across New Mexico, and parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Utah and Arizona is made possibly by these systems. http://www.urfmsi.org
Electronic Parts, Co - Provided 5 PowerSonic 12 volt, 7AH gel-cell batteries to power the transmitters.
2620 Rhode Island St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-4699, (505) 293-6161, http://www.electronicpartsco.com
Culligan Bottled Water Company - Provided 400 bottles of water to hydrate the participants and volunteer staff.
1111 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 260-9999, http://www.culligan.com
Rad-Comm Radio - Provided discounted prices for Icom T2H 2-meter HTs to be used for the 2-meter transmitters.
3300 82nd ST Suite E., Lubbock, TX 79423, (800) 588-2426, http://www.rad-comm.com
GSI Printing - Printed high-quality orienteering maps at an excellent discounted price!
2428 San Mateo Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 830-1500, http://www.gsinm.com
Bird Electronic Corporation - Provided a brand-new Bird watt meter to be raffled off as the award banquet grand prize!
30303 Aurora Rd., Solon, OH 44139, (440) 248-1200, http://www.bird-electronic.com
American Radio Relay League - Provided books, pins and literature to be handed out and raffled. In addition, the ARRL awarded the 2001 USA ARDF Championships $500 for the Colvin Memorial Award.
225 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111-1494, (860) 594-0200 , http://www.arrl.org