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Welcome to this edition of the QuartzFest e-Newsletter. The latest news items follow below with links to more information on the QuartzFest website.

o We’re looking for more seminar ideas and speakers for the Q’16 schedule. Please view the schedule at http://quartzfest.org/program.html and share your ideas with us on how we can make it better. We want to hear from you.
o We want to share these updates with all QuartzFesters, old and new. Please share all this information freely and encourage anyone interested to subscribe to this newsletter and to join us on Facebook via our home page at http://www.QuartzFest.org.
o Help us spread the QuartzFest word further. Please consider asking your friends and local radio clubs to add a link to QuartzFest on their websites and share our news on your Facebook pages and other social media.

– MESHNET a.k.a. BROADBAND HAMNET IS COMING STRONG TO Q’16! Kevin Hedgepeth (NB7O) and Tracy Lenocker (WA6ERA) are already preparing to lead a comprehensive, hands-on, and deep look at Mesh Net. Click on “MESHNET” on the Thursday schedule or go directly to read more at http://quartzfest.org/Q16-broadband-hamnet.html.

– BRING YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUMENTS AND SINGING VOICES TO Q’16! Preparation for the legendary QuartzFest HOOTENANNY is already in full swing! Russ (KB7YAF) is leading the program again and already has the music available for everyone to view or download from the QuartzFest website. Click on “HOOTENANNY” on the Thursday schedule or go directly to read more at http://quartzfest.org/hootenanny.html.

– GET YOUR FIRST HAM RADIO LICENSE OR UPGRADE YOUR EXISTING LICENSE AT Q’16. We will be conducting VE Testing on Saturday, Jan 23rd, at QuartzFest 2016. So start studying now and don’t forget to take advantage of all the experts at Q’16 to prepare for your exam, including attending a Q’16 seminar on how to take and pass a ham exam.

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The QuartzFest Planning Committee

QuartzFest 2016
email: QPC@QuartzFest.org