The ARRL Pacific Division and the Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club Present:
PACIFICON 2016 – October 14, 15 and 16, 2016
• The ARRL Pacific Division Convention!
• One of the Largest West Coast Vendor Shows of Amateur Radio Gear!
• Outstanding Technical Forums!
• Sunday Swap Meet!
And…Much, Much More!
Takes Place in San Ramon, California
San Ramon Marriott Hotel
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, California, 94583
For Events, Schedules, Latest Updates, and Registration and Ticket Reservations go to
Youth 17 & under free • College students $5 • Advance registration closes October 3, 2016.
If Hotel lodging is needed:
To make Hotel reservations on-line and get the special Pacificon rate, CLICK HERE. Or, call the Marriott Hotel Reservations Desk at 1-800-228-9290, and ask for the Pacificon rate. The special rate will be available until the Pacificon block is sold out.
Unique Forums Programs:
Pacificon 2016 features a long list of great Forums, including presentations from some of the most well-known and respected names in Amateur Radio.
PACIFICON 2016 Events, Forum Topics, and Exhibits Include:
All-Day Antenna Seminar on Friday • Saturday Morning Breakfast with Gordon West • Outstanding Technical Forums • Large Vendor Show of Amateur Radio Gear – All 3 Days • Get-on-the-Air W1AW/6 Special Event Station • Special Public MDARC Meeting on Friday Evening
Saturday Evening Banquet with Guest Speaker, new ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF • Excellent QRP Program • Ham License Testing • One-Day Technician License Class Followed by License Testing • Gordon West Ham Instructor Academy • Kit Assembly/Soldering for Youth and Adults • Daily Radio Prize Drawings • Parachute Mobile Radio Transmissions • Wouff Hong Ceremony
Great Sunday Swap Meet • Sunday Ham Radio 101/201 Seminar – What Every New Ham Needs to Know • Sunday Disaster Communications Workshop • Sunday Annual ARRL Pacific Division Forum • Sunday Emergency Communication Exam (EC-001)