QRPacificon 2009

Pacificon Schedule of Events

Pacificon Schedule

Brief Schedule:

QRPacificon 2009 will be held October 9 and 10th this year in Milpitas at the Crowne Plaza Hotel:

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Hotel Front Desk: 1-408-3219500 | Hotel Fax: 1-408-3219599


The hotel is located in Milpitas just a short distance from the San Jose Airport has a complimentary airport shuttle. Here is a map to the Crowne Plaza. Free parking for guests and attendees of QRPacificon 2009.

Hotel booking link for QRPacificon 2009 rate of $65 per night :


If you do not wish to book online, please call 888-233-9527 to make reservations and ask for the Norcal QRPacificon 2009 rate of $65 .

Events schedule

Silicon Valley surplus store tour Friday afternoon

No host dinner Friday evening at 5:30 (location to be announced)

Meet and greet in the hotel ballroom along with vendors and swapmeet ~7-11PM

Saturday morning is the De Anza College Electronics Fleamarket: http://www.electronicsfleamarket.com/ Folks often arrive with flashlights before daylight to get the best bargans. The location in Cupertino is about a 20 minute drive from the hotel.

We will start presentations at 10:30 and will have a great lineup of speakers. Presentations will run through the day

Jim Duffey KK6MC
"VHF and UHF Operating and Contesting for the Beginner and QRPer"

Arv Evans K7HKL
"BITX20 Transceiver - It's History, The Discussion Group, Status, and Future Predictions"

Joe Everhart N2CX
“Adventures in Flatloopland”.

Bill Gerrey WA6NPC
Adaptations for the blind: Ham radio and Test Equipment

And, a presentation by the HFPack group on portable battery technology

Lunch will be 12:30 to 2PM with presentations following until 5PM

Saturday evening is dinner on your own 5-7PM

At 7 we will regroup in the ballroom for an auction. Due to time constraints, we will limit it to one item per seller. So bring something surplus to you that needs a new home.

We will also have door prizes and lots of fun so come out and join us for QRPacificon 2009.

Doug, James and the Norcal QRP Club

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