The following is a schedule of events for Microwave Update 2017. 

Please click >>> here <<< for a MUD Visitor's Guide to Silicon Valley
dining, traffic, activities, points of interest, etc.


Thursday, October 26th (gathering day)


Please note that there will only be one tour for the Stanford Dish, leaving from the hotel at 230 pm sharp.  Please come to the lobby between 200 and 215 so that we can form carpools to the site (it's gated and locked, so we must arrive as a group).

All day, self guided
Self guided surplus tour; preliminary list >>> here <<<
Leaves from hotel at 230 PM sharp

(gather in hotel lobby at 200-215 pm)


We will have a tour of the 150 foot diameter Big Dish at Stanford, leaving/carpooling from the Hotel Lobby. 

Please note that there will only be one tour for the Stanford Dish, leaving from the hotel at 230 pm sharp.  Please come to the lobby between 200 and 215
so that we can form carpools to the site (it's gated and locked, so we must arrive as a group).
All day, self guided Please refer to the >>> MUD Visitor's Guide <<< and to the brochures in the hotel lobby for tourist, dining and shopping ideas.
Evening, after the Dish tour
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel in the Tiburon Room (in the back).


Friday (27th) and Saturday (28th)


A vendor demo/sales area will be available before, during breaks and after the conference presentation sessions.

A microwave test and measurement lab (noise figure, spectrum analyzer and VNAs thru 70 GHz) will be available during breaks, lunch and after the presentations.  One VNA will go to 125 GHz and is available for a shorter time, probably during the lunch breaks.  Bring your LNAs and other items to test.



Friday, October 27th (first day of the conference)


7:30 AM + Registration
8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon Click here >>> Conference presentations <<< for full list
12:00 to 1:00 PM Lunch break
Lunch is included in full conference registration price
1:00 to 5 PM Click here >>> Conference presentations <<< for full list
5:00 to 7:30 PM
Dinner (on your own)
7:30 to 10:00 PM
Indoor swap meet (conference attendees only)
Evening
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel in the Tiburon Room (in the back).


Saturday, October 28th (second day of the conference)


8:00 AM + Registration
8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon Click here >>> Conference presentations <<< for full list
12:00 to  1:00 PM Lunch break
Lunch is included in full conference registration price
1:00 to 5:00 PM Click here >>> Conference presentations <<< for full list
Evening
BYOB Hospitality suite at the hotel in the Tiburon Room (in the back).
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Banquet, speaker and door prizes.
Our speaker is David Leeson, W6NL, founder & CEO of California Microwave, Inc.  He will speak on "Microwaves and Silicon Valley - A Personal View".  Dinner is included in full conference registration price.


Sunday, October 29th (73 and BCNU at MUD 2018)


8 to 11 AM Outdoor swap meet (in the hotel parking lot, open to public)