Thank you Very Much for Joining Us at
Save the dates and join us again at
October 20-22, 2023
San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, CA 94583
The Many Stories of Pacificon 2022 in Photo
The Pacificon 2022 photo album is now available for viewing at the link below. These photos were taken during the convention which took place October 14, 15 and 16, 2022. The primary Pacificon photographers this year were Pete Harris, KE6ZIW, and Judi Clark, KKZCU. We recommend full screen viewing on a computer if possible.
This site will remain available temporarily, in case you want to refer to some of the information.
IN PERSON! Friday through Sunday
Oct. 14-16, 2022
Pacificon℠ gives you three great days of activities for one low cost:
* A full slate of outstanding Forum presentations about a wide range of amateur radio topics
* Gordon West
* A large Vendor Expo filled with exciting products and exhibits
* An outdoor Swap Meet
* Youth Activities
* Electronics kit building and soldering instruction
* A One Day License Prep Class to prepare you to pass the amateur radio Technician license examination and get your first amateur radio license
* A One Day License Prep Class to prepare you to upgrade to the General Class level.
* Two days of License Testing
* A Special Events Station where you can operate and contact other hams worldwide, even if you don't have a General or Extra Class license
* A wonderful Banquet with Keynote Speaker
* Our annual Wouff Hong Initiation ceremony
* A chance to hear about and discuss important national amateur radio issues with top ARRL leaders
* A chance to win radios and other great prizes throughout the convention
And perhaps the best part - a chance to interact and share information with lots of other amateur radio enthusiasts to further (or begin) your own knowledge and to advance the hobby.
We have an exciting and expanded Sunday morning forums program, which includes some encore presentations from Saturday. See our Forums Schedule for details.
The block of rooms at the San Ramon Marriott has been sold out. We have a block of rooms at the Residence Inn, 1071 Market Place, San Ramon. See our Hotel Registration page for details.
The block of rooms at the San Ramon Marriott has been sold out. Please see the statement at the top of the Hotel Reservation page, for potential alternatives.
We now have a new list of Non-Profit Exhibitors, in addition to their locations on the Exhibitor Layout diagram.
The Forums Schedule has been updated. See it at Pacificon2022 - Schedule-Forums.
A one-pager flyer has been added and is available for download in PDF format. Get it at Pacificon2022 - One-Page Flyer .
The Antenna Forum speaker's list has been posted. See it at https://www.pacificon.org/education/antenna-seminar.
Pacificon 2022 T-Shirts are now available for pre-order! See our T-Shirt page for details.
Attendee registration is open!
Pacificon 2022 website launched.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS
Thank you to everyone that has volunteered as a
Speaker at Pacificon 2022!!!
PACIFICON ℠ is looking for qualified people to give presentations at our next conference. Just a few of the topics we're looking for include tuning duplexers, coax termination, configuring certain handheld radios, fundamentals of radio technology, antennas, public service, emergency response, digital communications, maker kits and just about any other subject of interest to hams. If you would like to be considered as a backup speaker, please send an email to Julie Mah at firstname.lastname@example.org . If you are interested in presenting at PACIFICON℠, please go to our Speaker Proposals page to complete the speaker application and THANK You!
Volunteer at PACIFICON℠
Volunteers make all the difference at Pacificon℠.
We need your help in all areas to make Pacificon℠ the best conference possible. Whether it be registration, security, the talk-in station, forums or any of the many other events, we can use your help. Even just a couple of hours will be appreciated. We also need volunteers to help plan and prepare for the Big Weekend. Go to our Volunteers registration page
Pacificon℠ 2022 T-Shirts are Now Available!
Hip-Ham Shirts will again offer customized Pacificon℠ T-shirts.
See our T-Shirts page for details and a link to order.
NOTICE: Photographers and/or videographers may be on site to document the Pacificon℠ Conference events and activities. Photos and videos are the sole property of the Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club. By registering for and/or attending Pacificon℠ events, attendees understand that Pacificon℠/MDARC may use their likenesses for future promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please notify the photographer and/or videographer on site.
Most of the images on this web site are provided by MDARC's photographers extraordinaire,
Pete Harris, KE6ZIW and Barry Isseks, K6ZA. Thank you, Pete! Thank you, Barry!
is the ARRL Pacific Division
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Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club.