Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Melaka Historical Fox Hunt

The Malacca boys will be having the Malacca Open on the September 26th, 2010. Invitation is now open to all hams. So it is time to clear out the cobwebs from your ARDF hunting equipment and start training for this event.
Melaka Historical Fox Hunt 26/09/2010
Written by Administrator
Monday, 16 August 2010 09:21

Website Ref:   Http://

Event Date     :  26/09/2010 (Sunday)

Registration   :  7:30am-9:00am

Hunting Time   :  9:30am-12:30pm

Hunt Result    :  2:00pm

Starting Point :  Menara Taming Sari

Purpose for the Event
This event is held by M.A.R.C (Melaka Amateur Radio Community). It shall be a day for eyeball and getting together of Hams and SWLs. All are welcome to participate in this fun of hunting “Foxes”. For other state participant, you may also enjoy getting to know Melaka famous historical places.

Hunting Tool & Requirement
Fox Hunter shall be well equip with his own hunting tools, although there is no limitation on the tool itself but do consider the weight & portability. We do encourage hunter to use own homebrew tools rather than commercial available unit to show the spirit & capability of the hunter itself.

Hunting Location
It is located in the city of the Melaka historical area;
there shall be 3KM radius from the starting point which is Menara Taming Sari

Participant registration
Early bird RM30.00 (before 19/09/2010), after which is RM40.00
by Bank-in & email or fax prove of bank slip, registration form can be download here.

Fox Hunt Prizes

First Prize       :  RM300.00 + Gold Trophy

Second Prize      :  RM200.00 + Silver Trophy

Third Prize       :  RM100.00 + Bronze Trophy

Consolation Prize :  Hampers / Goodies

Bank  details for registration
UOB Bank A/C no   :  385-6603982-5

Account name      :  Tan Ah Poh

Payment method   : cash only,

after which please email or fax  your bank-in slip together with registration form to ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. ) You need JavaScript enabled to view it or  Fax no: 06-335 3250. You should get a confirmation reply within 48 hours, if not please give a call to our treasurer Mr. D.S. Ng at 019-662 9990. For those using internet banking funds transfer, please capture the transferred screen image & email it to us

Fox Hunting Rules
  1. Each individual or group participant are allowed to have ONE receiver and ONE set of antenna only. No prompting among each group or individual is allowed because we want to have a fair competition for everyone to enjoy. Anyone caught cheating will be disqualified. You will be given 3 hours for the hunt, so please observed the time limit. Latecomers will not be entertained. Participants are supposed to find the “MARKER” and not the transmitters. The MARKER consists of a flag sign and a small tag reader box. The participants need to scan (Touch & Go) their ID Tag to the reader box, a BEEP sound indicate the hunter ID had been captured by the system and they may proceed to hunt the next available fox’s. If this is the final fox then your hunt had been completed and you must kept your ID Tag for prize declare verification. Please wait for the result announcement.

Accommodation & vehicle parking
Any outstation participant who require lodging service may try to contact below for arrangement. Please notice that we only provide reference for your convenient and we are not affiliate with any of them. You need to deal with them by your own. These hotel are located just a walking distance to the Fox Hunt starting point.

1) … Hash house Hotel   (N 02′11.365′ E 102′14.729′)  Tel: 06-2922299
2) … Fenix Inn Hotel      (N 02′11.351′ E 102.15.195′)  Tel: 06-2815510

For those who driving here, shall need to pay for parking fees. The all zone whole day parking rate of RM5.00 per coupon can be bought from our committee Mr. Danny for your convenient.
If hourly rate parking preferred then just go to nearby shop outlet to purchase it.

Declaration & Indemnity
All participant are agreed not to hold the organizers responsible for any losses, injuries or mishaps that may happen to themselves or those accompanying with them during the event due to act of God or negligence.

News courtesy of Musang

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