San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon  CA  94583

Thank you for Joining Us at PACIFICON 2016!

See You Next Year at PACIFICON 2017

October 20 - 22, 2017

Same Location


Below and the other pages of this web site will be preserved for your review of PACIFICON 2016

until we launch the Pacificon 2017 web site.

Friday through Sunday
Oct. 14-16, 2016

Looking Into The Future of Amateur Radio

Registration On Line is Now Closed.
Register On Site for Only $30.
Your ticket is good for all 3 days.

There are still tickets available for the Antenna Seminar on Friday and the General All-Day class, also on Friday, as well the one on Saturday for the Technician license.  Also, the PIO class on Saturday still has room available.

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; a large Vendor Expo filled with exciting products and exhibits; an outdoor Swap Meet; QRP activities;  Youth Activities; electronics kit building and soldering classes; 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 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; 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.

Courtesy of Randy Hall, K7AGE
Thank you, Randy!

PACIFICON 2016 Introductory Video

Pacificon 2016 Brochure
See our Brochure page to Download and Distribute copies
Thank you!

Pacificon 2016 T-Shirts Now Available!

Regular T's are $16.00; Pocket T's are $20.00.

XXL & XXXL add $2.00 & $3.00 respectively.
Order now online and pick them up free at Pacificon.
Otherwise, shipping will be extra.
Deadline for online orders is Sept. 30.
Only a few shirts will be made available at the show for purchase at the Hip Ham Shirts booth.
So order now and don't be disappointed.
See the Hip Ham Shirts web site for details and to order.


is the annual
ARRL Pacific Division convention, held each year in October. It is THE premier amateur radio conference in the western U.S.

Volunteer at PACIFICON 2016

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


We want to thank all the numerous people that have volunteered their time and expertise to speak at Pacificon 2016. All speaking positions are now filled.

Pacificon 2016
is the ARRL Pacific Division
annual conference,
hosted by the Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club.