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Program Schedule
Last Update: 11-February-2019 @ 2300 UTC

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time Description Location
12:00 - 23:00 Exhibitor Setup Time Exhibit Hall
15:00 - 17:00 Convention Registration Opens Registration Area
Friday, April 12, 2019
Time Description Location
06:30 - 08:30 "No-Host" Coffee & Rolls Registration Area
08:00 - 14:00 Annual Golf Tournament Valley Oaks GC
08:00 - 08:10  Welcome & Overvew, John, K6MM, Co-Chairman Charter Oak A-B-E
08:10 - 08:15  ARRL Introductions Charter Oak A-B-E
08:15 - 08:30  Introduction of DX Visitors Charter Oak A-B-E
11:00 - 17:00 Registration Registration Area
10:00 - 17:00 Raffle Ticket Sales Registration Area
Contest Academy
Sponsored by NCCC
08:00 - 17:00   Location
07:15 - 08:00 Onsite Registration For Late Deciders ($40) CA Staff

San Joaquin
A-B -C-D

08:00 - 08:05 Welcome & Introductions Bob, W1RH
08:05 - 08:55 Train Your Weaknesses Using Contest Super Simulator Steve, W1SRD
08:55 - 09:45 Contesting Overseas - Advantages, Pitfalls, TipsScott, K0MD
09:45 - 10:00 BREAK
10:00 - 10:50 Multi-Operator Contesting Craig, K9CT
10:50 - 11:40 How to Record an Entire Contest and Learn From Your Mistakes Bob, N6TV
11:40 - 13:00 LUNCH  
13:00 - 13:40 FT8 Contesting Overview -Ed, W0YK Charter Oak
A-B-E
13:50 - 14:40 How To Attend WRTC (and get the most out of it) Bob, K6XX San Joaquin
A-B -C-D
14:40 - 15:00 BREAK
15:00 - 15:50 Conecptual Treatment of Inter-Station Interference Jim, K9YC
15:50 - 17:00 Panel Discussion & Recap
DX & Technical Presentations - Track A
08:00 - 17:00   Location
08:45 - 08:55 Introduction - Lee, KY7M Charter Oak
A-B-E
09:00 - 09:40 Digital DXpeditions - Roly, ZL1BQD
09:45 - 10:25 2018 Six Meter DXing - Larry, WO7R
10:30 - 11:10 What the Heck are Decibels? - Bob, WR7Q
11:15 - 12:00 Not So Basic Antennas - Kristen, K6WX
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH  
13:00 - 13:40 FT8 Contesting Overview - Ed, W0YK Charter Oak
A-B-E
13:45 - 14:25 Successful QSL'ing - John, K6YP
14:30 - 15:10 CW Skills for DXing - Steve, N6SJ
15:15 - 15:55 Remote Radio - Mark, K6UFO
16:00 - 17:00 Propagation Update - Carl, K9LA
13:00 - 17:00 Exhibits and Displays Open Exhibit Hall
13:00 - 17:00 N6V Special Event Station Open Exhibit Hall
17:00 - 18:00 DX Bar: Attitude Adjustment Hour
Sponsored by CADXA and Individual Sponsors
Eucalyptus Courtyard
18:30 - 21:00 Annual IOTA Dinner Charter Oak C-D
18:30 - 21:00 Annual Top Band Dinner Marriott Ballroom
18:30 - 21:00 Annual Contest Dinner Charter Oak A-B-E
21:30 - 23:00 NCCC Hospitality Suite San Joaquin A-B
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time Description Location
06:30 - 08:30 "No-Host" Coffee & Rolls Registration Area
08:00 - 11:30 Registration Registration Area
08:00 - 17:00 Raffle Ticket Sales Registration Area
08:00 - 17:00 Exhibits and Displays Open Exhibit Hall
08:30 - 09:15  New Product Showcase (Expert Linears America; K7NV Andress Technologis; ARLAN Communications-Radiosport) Charter Oak A-B-E
09:00 - 17:00  N6V Special Event Station Open Exhibit Hall
09:30 - 10:25 DX Forum, Wayne, N7NG (Chair); Jim, K6JAT; Norm, W3IZ; Dick, K8ZTT;
Bob, W1YRC; Mark, K6FG
Charter Oak A-B-E
09:00 - 15:00  Saturday Bus Tour of Local Area
Depart From Convention Center Main Entrance on Acequia Ave
10:00 Hourly Prize Drawing  #1 Registration Area
10:30 - 11:25  Contest Forum,
Bob, N6TV (Chair); Dan, N6MJ; Tim, K3LR; John, W2GD; Scott, K0MD
Charter Oak A-B-E
11:30 - 13:30  Saturday Buffet Lunch Plaza Courtyard
12:00 Hourly Prize Drawing  #2 Registration Area
13:00 - 16:00 DXCC & WAZ QSL Card Checking sponsored by Great Salt Lake Contest Club. (including 160M, 10 year plus, Deleted, WAS, VUCC, and WAZ) Kings Canyon
DX & Technical Presentations
  Track B - San Joaquin A-B-C-D
Monitor: Lee, KY7M
Track C - Charter Oak A-B-E
Monitor: Mike, KC7V
13:00 - 13:40 YL Forum
Gayle, K6GO (Chair)
Panel: Linda, W6QE; Kristen, K6WX
The Italian DXpedition Team: 9X0T and More
Mac, JA3USA
13:45 - 14:25 DX Contesting as a Tourist:
The Road Less Traveled
Scott, K0MD
VU4G - Andaman Islands DXpedition
John, G4IRN
14:30 - 15:10 The RIB: Radio in a Box for DXpeditions
George, AA7JV
TO6OK - Mayotte DXpedition
Karel, OK2ZI
15:15 - 15:55 NCDXF Beacon Program Update
Kevin, K6TD and Ned, AA7A
VK9X - Christmas Island DXpedition
Chris, G3SVL
16:00 - 16:40 DXLab User Forum
Dave, AA6YQ
ARRL Forum
Jim, K6JAT (Chair)
Rick, K5UR; Norm, W3IZ; Dick, N6AA
14:00 Hourly Prize Drawing  #3 Registration Area
16:00 Hourly Prize Drawing  #4 Registration Area
17:00 - 18:00 DX Bar: Attitude Adjustment Hour
Sponsored by CADXA and Individual Sponsors
Eucalyptus Courtyard
19:00 - 21:30 DX Convention Awards Banquet Banquet Hall
19:00 - 21:30 Emcee: Kristen McIntyre, (K6WX)
Keynote : "What went on in the kitchen to serve your first KH1/KH7Z QSO" - Don, N1DG & Kevin, K6TD
Announcements
Major Prize Drawings

Banquet Hall
21:30 - 23:00 NCCC Hospitality Suite San Joaquin A-B
Sunday, April 14, 2019
07:30 - 10:00 DX Convention Breakfast Meeting Banquet Hall
08:30 - 11:00 Emcee: Kristen McIntyre, (K6WX)
Fun Exercise
Keynote: "VP6D Ducie Island - DX Sharks" - Gene, K5GS; Dave, K3EL; & Les, W2LK
Major Prize Drawings
Closing Comments & Departure

Banquet Hall

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