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August 23, 2014 - at the Door


Welcome to the San Diego, 2014 ARRL Southwestern Division Convention at Four Points Hotel by Sheraton San Diego 8110 Aero Dr., San Diego. Located 10 miles from Lindbergh Field and ½ a block to Montgomery Field airport. To Book a room at the Four Points Hotel by Sheration San Diego please click here.

Come and see all the latest radio technology coming down the road. We will have vendors and guest speakers on all sorts of ham topics. . A Flea Market will be outside in the hotel parking lot on early Saturday morning. Prizes will be awarded every hour and all prizes will be given out as well as a Grand Prize at the closing. So come on down and enjoy the fun of Ham Radio. Come visit one of the many seminars or get on the air with our Special Event Station.

Time to upgrade or become a new ham? Volunteer exams will be given on site. A T-Hunt is planned so bring your DF gear. First responders and disaster relief communications vans will be on display. There will be something for everyone here at the Convention as well as the sites of San Diego, like the world famous San Diego Zoo



Mini Schedule

Convention Hours of Operation

On site Registration Opens 2PM
Tech Forums Open 3PM-5PM
Vendors & Radio Room Hours 5PM to 7PM

Swapmeet Opens 4AM-12 Noon
On site Registration Opens 8AM
Tech Forums Open 9AM-5PM
Vendors & Radio Room Hours 9AM to 5PM
VE Testing Open 9AM-5PM

On Site Registration Opens 9AM
Tech Forums 9AM-11AM
Vendors & Radio Room Hours 9AM to 12 Noon

For more information on speakers click here to see the Main Schedule


Keynote Speaker Ward Silver, NOAX

Ward Silver, N0AX

Saturday 7PM to 9 PM
Banquet Room
Your choice of

Yankee Pot Roast

Chicken or Vegetable plate


Ham Radio for Dummies
LUNCH Speakers

Saturday Lunch Speakers

J. Scott Bovitz, N6MI,
Martin Woll, N6VI

"VHF contesting with the big dogs: Recent N6VI multiops on Frazier Mountain.

Saturday 12 Noon
Skies Lounge

DX Breakfast
Speaker: Arnie, N6HC
Topic: Amsterdam Island FT5ZM DXexpedition


Sunday 8 AM
Skies Lounge


To Book a room at the Four Points Hotel by Sheration San Diego please click here


FREE Hotel Parking that's Antenna Friendly!!!

Hotel policy prohibits the parking of oversized vehicles (RV's / Trailers) in their lots.


Special Event Station Call "N6S"
Talk In Frequencies
145.32 MHz (-600 PL 107.2) and 146.52 Simplex


Contact Person for the Convention:

Mike Maston
Mike Maston, N6OPH

Main Address
ARRL 2014
P.O. BOX 3245
San Diego CA. 92163-3245


Contact Information
CONVENTION Chair: Mike Maston, N6OPH
EXHIBITS Chair:Paul Rios, KC6QLS

For a Complete Staff list


Revised: 8-27-2014