PACIFICON 2022

San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, CA 94583


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.

Pacificon Announcements

09/24/2022:
We have an exciting and expanded Sunday morning forums program, which includes some encore presentations from Saturday. See our
Forums Schedule for details.

09/12/2022:
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.

09/09/2022:
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.

08/31/2022
We now have a new
list of Non-Profit Exhibitors, in addition to their locations on the Exhibitor Layout diagram.

08/29/2022
The Forums Schedule has been updated. See it at
Pacificon2022 - Schedule-Forums.

08/25/2022
A one-pager flyer has been added and is available for download in PDF format. Get it at
Pacificon2022 - One-Page Flyer .

08/25/2022
The Antenna Forum speaker's list has been posted. See it at
https://www.pacificon.org/education/antenna-seminar.

07/12/2022:
Pacificon 2022 T-Shirts are now available for pre-order! See our
T-Shirt page for details.

04/21/2022:
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 chair@pacificon.org.

If you are interested in presenting at PACIFICON℠, please go to our
Speaker Proposals page
to complete the speaker application

and THANK You!
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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!


Pacificon℠ 2022

is the ARRL Pacific Division

Annual Conference

presented by the
Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club.