Pacific Northwest DX Convention


The 2018 PNW DX Convention will be packed with informative, interesting and insightful presentations, including:

  • KH1/KH7Z Baker & Howland Islands Expedition 2018
    Mike Mraz N6MZ and Neil King VA7DX
  • Lost NASA satellite discovered
    Scott Tilley, VE7TIL
  • IOTA expeditions
    Mikhail Zavarukhin, VE7ACN
  • Z60A — Kosovo: The newest DXCC entity
    Sandro Nitoi, VE7NY
  • 3Y0Z — Bouvet 2018: The inside story
    Keith Witney, VE7KW
  • ARRL and YASME
    Ward Silver, N0AX
  • Solar power re-filling Lake Chad
    Guy Immega, VA7GI
  • Botswana — Then and Now  (A2CEW-A25VR)
    Dave Johnson, VE7VR

Please note that DXCC card checking will be available, thanks to ARRL-certified card checkers Al K7AR, Mark KB7HDX and Dick K7BTW. Review Al’s handy guidelines for card checking.


Here’s the plan for the weekend — hope you can join us!

Program and speakers subject to change, so check back occasionally

2018 Program Schedule

Friday - Aug 3****************************************
3 to 5 p.m.Hotel LobbyRegistration and Prize Ticket Sales
4 to 7 p.m.Sun DeckWelcome Reception (hosted by Orca DX and Contest Club)
7 to 9 p.m.Dinner on your own (dozens of choices close by)
9 to 12 midnightHospitality SuiteTime to swap stories and catch up with everyone
Saturday - Aug 4****************************************
7:30 to 8:30 a.m.Hotel LobbyRegistration and Prize Ticket Sales
8:30 a.m.BallroomWelcome and opening remarks
9 a.m. to 12 noonBallroomScheduled programs
12 to 1:30 p.m.Lunch on your own (dozens of choices close by)
1:30 to 4:30 p.m.BallroomScheduled programs
4:30 to 6 p.m.Free time to relax before dinner
6 to 7 p.m.Sun DeckNo-host bar
7 to 9:30 p.m.BallroomBuffet dinner (incl. great vegetarian options), after-dinner speaker and major prize draw
9:30 p.m. to 12 midnightHospitality SuiteMore DXing stories over a cold beverage
Sunday - Aug 5****************************************
9 a.m.BallroomBuffet brunch
9:30 a.m.Ballroom
Guest Speaker: TBA
10 a.m.BallroomClosing remarks, Sunday prize draw, PNW Trophy Presentation, and hand-off for PNW DX Convention 2019
63rd Annual PNW DX Convention
August 3-5, 2018
Vancouver, B.C.