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Welcome to QuartzFest, an ARRL Specialty Convention

Join us January 17 to 23, 2016 in Quartzsite, Arizona USA
No other hamfest in the world brings together so much "hands-on" innovation in mobile antenna systems, mobile ham shacks, recreational vehicles, portable and mobile EMCOMM systems, off-the-grid living, alternative energy and radio education. More than 100 ham radio classes plus much more learning and fun for the whole family... Read More

Ham Radio Activities

The educational classes at QuartzFest offer something for everyone including those new to ham radio or even the most seasoned veteran.

They give participants the chance to put hands-on the latest technology, learn ham radio for the first time, study advanced radio theory and to even take a glimpse into the future of radio science.

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Quartzfest is held every year in the Sonoran desert on government land just south of the city of Quartzsite, Arizona in the USA.
Participation is always FREE and camping is FREE for up to 14 days!
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Family Fun

Quartzfest is a "must-see" activity for anyone in ham radio but its unique desert setting, warm climate and regional attractions offer much more for the entire family:

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