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International DX Convention • April 20-23, 2017 • Visalia, California

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Note: Pre-Registration Ends On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 2400 UTC = 5:00 PM PDT

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California law prohibits the sale of raffle tickets over the Internet. However, before the convention, you can buy raffle tickets by phone or by conventional mail. Normally, a book of ten (10) tickets is $10. However, advance purchasers will receive a bonus of two (2) additional tickets for each book purchased, for a total of twelve (12) tickets for $10. To order by phone (using any major credit or debit card), call Rich Seifert, KE1B at: (408) 395-5700, between 9 am and 8 pm Pacific time. If there is no answer, leave a message and he will contact you as soon as possible.  To order by mail, send a check or money order (payable to IDXC) for the number of books requested ($10 per book), to: Rich Seifert, KE1B, 21885 Bear Creek Way, Los Gatos, CA 95033

The 68th Annual International DX Convention sponsored by the Northern California DX Club will be held again at the beautiful Visalia Conference Center in downtown Visalia, California from April 21-23, 2017.

If you’re a DXer or interested in any aspect of Ham radio, then IDXC is the place to be.  Top DX operators from around the world will be there.  You'll match those familiar callsigns with new faces, and shake hands with the person you have had a sched with for the past 10 years but never met. 

Convention Overview
• Onsite Registration begins on Thursday afternoon, April 20, 2017 at 3:00 PM local time
• Convention is now a full 2.5 Days: Friday (April 21); Saturday (April 22); 1/2 day Sunday (April 23)
• Full day of training on Friday, April 21: Contest Academy -- Basic & Advanced Sessions
• Full Seminar Track on Friday, April 21; Two Seminar Tracks on Saturday, April 22
• Contest Forum, DX Forum, YL Forum, QSL Card Checking
• 15-20 DX & Technical Seminars
• Large Exhibit Hall - where you can comfortably talk to the people who design and sell ham radio equipment
• Great Raffle Prizes - the likes of which rival even the famed Dayton Hamvention
• Friday Evening Dinner Options: TopBand, IOTA, and Contesting

Over the next several months we'll be inviting speakers, finalizing the program, setting up the Exhibit Hall, and generally preparing for a memorable convention for all attendees.

Use the left-side navigation bar to explore the website.  Information will be added and updated frequently, so be sure to check back from time-to-time.

If you have any questions or comments, here's a Contact link.

And don't forget to sign our Guestbook above!

Thanks in advance for your support.  We'll be seeing you soon!

Your 2017 IDXC Co-Chairs,

John Miller, K6MM
Kevin Rowett, K6TD

Rich Seifert, KE1B

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