Pacificon 2017
Conference Schedule

- An Overview -


Below is the Conference Schedule, an overview of 
Pacificon events and activities. Please go to the pages linked in
the Conference Schedule for details of each event.

Note: Our schedule is subject to change, so please check back occasionally.

To download at PDF version of this schedule, click here.
(Note: in full size, it's formatted to print on 11" x 17" paper.)

We will have printed schedules for pick-up at Registration and Will-Call

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Friday - October 20, 2017

7:00 am to 3:00 pm & 5:00pm to 7:00pm Registration Desk Open  Mt. Diablo
7:00 am to  7:00 pm
Will Call Desk Open
Hotel Main Lobby
8:00 am to 5:00 pm  Antenna Seminar Salons E-H
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Cash Sales Lunch
Bishop Ranch Patio
Continuous
12 noon Fri to 12 noon Sun
Special Event Station
(W1AW/6 Get-on-the-Air opportunity)
Bishop Ranch Patio
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Vendor Setup (closed to public) Salons 1; D
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm ARRL Section Manager Meeting
(closed to public)
San Ramon Boardroom 
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Vendor Exhibit Hall Open Salons 1; D
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Cash Sales Dinner
Outside Salon E
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Digital Dinner
Buffalo Wild Wings
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm QRP Activities
Pleasanton/Danville
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club Meeting
 (Open to All; Please Join Us)
Salons E-H
End of MDARC meeting
Prize Drawings
Salons E-H

Saturday - October 21, 2017

6:00 am to 4:00 pm Registration & Will Call Desks Open Mt. Diablo
7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast With Gordo Salon E
7:30 am to 9:30 am
Cash Sales Breakfast
Bishop Ranch Patio
8:00 am to 1:00 pm          Ham License Testing Tri-Valley 1
8:00 am to 4:00 pm Technician One Day License Class
(Exam follows)
Pacific
Continuous
12 noon Fri to 12 noon Sun
Special Event Station
(W1AW/6 Get-on-the-Air opportunity)
Bishop Ranch Patio
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Forums:  Forums Schedule See Forums Schedule
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tri-Valley 2
8:00 am to 10:00 am Ham Instructor Academy by Gordon West
Salon E
9:00 am to 3:00 pm Electronic Kit Assembly
(for youth & adults)
Bishop Ranch Foyer
9:00 am to 5:00 pm Vendor Exhibit Hall Open Salons 1; D
10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm & 4 pm
Prize Drawings
Prize Booth
10:00 am to 12:00 noon Bob Heil, K9EID
Topic TBA
Salon E
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
ARRL QSL Card Checking
Contra Costa Hallway
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Cash Sales Lunch
Bishop Ranch Patio
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and possibly until 6:00 pm
Parachute Mobile   Bishop Ranch Hallway
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Young Ladies' Radio League (YLRL)
(Open to All)
Tri Valley 1
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Amateur Radio License Exams
Tri Valley 1
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Banquet Dinner Salons E-H
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm QRP Activities Pleasanton/Danville
11:45 pm to 1:00 am
Wouff-Hong Initiation Ceremony
Contra Costa
Salon 2

Sunday - October 22, 2017

6:00 am to 12:00 noon Swap Meet  Parking Lot-Rear
7:00 am to 11:00 am Registration & Will Call Desks Open  Mt. Diablo
Continuous
12 noon Fri to 12 noon Sun
Special Event Station
(W1AW/6 Get-on-the-Air opportunity)
Bishop Ranch Patio
7:30 am to 9:30 am
Cash Sales Breakfast
Bishop Ranch Patio
8:00 am to 12:00 noon Ham Radio 101/201
(for new and upgraded licensees)
Salon E-H
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Emergency Communications Exam (EC-001)
Pleasanton/Danville
9:00 am to 11:00 am Electronic Kit Assembly/Soldering
(for youth & adults)
Bishop Ranch Foyer
9:00 am to 12:00 noon Ham License Testing Tri-Valley 1
9:00 am to 1:00 pm Vendor Exhibit Hall Open  Salons 1; D
9:20 am to 11:50 am
SATERN, by Bill Feist
Salon 2
11:00 am to 12:00 noon ARRL East Bay Section Meeting
(Open to All)
Pleasanton/Danville
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ARRL Forum Salon E-H
10 am & end of ARRL Forum Prize Drawings and Grand Prize Drawing Salon E-H