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 Note that you do not have to be a MERG member to come on these courses. Note that you do not have to be a MERG member to come on these courses.
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-===== JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing, Logic and Signalling ===== 
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-** Next course date/venue TBA ** 
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-This is part 2 of our three JMRI courses. 
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-The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden ​ 
-Station, Northamptonshire. 
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-This is a weekend course for those already familiar and competent with the basics of JMRI.  
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-As a pre-requisite you should have attended our introduction to JMRI Panel Pro course, or be fluent with drawing a layout diagram in the Layout Editor, setting up turnouts & sensors, turnout feedback, linking from a Layout Editor Panel to the physical layout & the basics of train detection. 
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-Course details will be published when the next course date is set.  In the meantime, here are the details for the last course to give you an idea: 
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-[[public:​jmripart2course|JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling course details]] 
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-===== JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher ===== 
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-** 16-18th March 2019 (Rushden) ** 
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-** Date now confirmed ** 
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-This is part 3 of our three JMRI courses. 
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-This is a weekend course for JMRI power users who want to take it on to partial or full automation. ​ 
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-As a pre-requisite you should be a fluent JMRI user, having attended our Introduction and part 2 courses, or be comfortable with setting up panels in the Layout Editor, blocks and train detection, pathing and signalling. 
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-[[public:​jmripart3course|JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher course details]] 
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-===== 3D printing ​ NOW FULLY BOOKED ===== 
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-** 27-29th April 2019 (Rushden) ** 
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-This is a weekend course to enable those with little or no experience of CAD to draw and 3D print their first models. The course is ‘hands on’ and you will work at your own pace through a structured introduction to Sketchup Make, the free CAD program we will be using. 3D printers will be available so that you can experience the whole process from design to print. 
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-Your tutor will be MERG 3D guru, Bob Gledhill. 
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-The course assumes no prior knowledge about 3D printing. 
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-[[public:​3DPrintingCourse|3D printing course details]] 
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 ===== STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO ===== ===== STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO =====
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-** PROVISIONAL DETAILS ** 
  
 ** 11-12th July 2019 ** ** 11-12th July 2019 **
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 The course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI and takes you through from first principles. ​ The course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI and takes you through from first principles. ​
  
-Booking ​will be direct with Strode College, details ​of how to do so will be posted here when available. +Booking ​is direct with Strode College, ​click below for more details:
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-For details of these courses, follow the link below:+
  
 [[public:​introtojmricourse|Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro course details]] [[public:​introtojmricourse|Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro course details]]
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 This course assumes no previous knowledge of DCC. This course assumes no previous knowledge of DCC.
  
-Bookings are expected to open in May and will be via the Missenden Railway Modellers website.+Bookings are open and are via the Missenden Railway Modellers website.
  
 [[public:​DCC Intro Course|Introduction to DCC weekend course details]] [[public:​DCC Intro Course|Introduction to DCC weekend course details]]
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 In October 2018, we will be running a beginners group with John Gowers integrated with a general workshop group with Mike Bolton. The beginners group will have breakout sessions on specific subjects. We are also running the "​Introduction to DCC" course once again with Pete Brownlow as described above. In October 2018, we will be running a beginners group with John Gowers integrated with a general workshop group with Mike Bolton. The beginners group will have breakout sessions on specific subjects. We are also running the "​Introduction to DCC" course once again with Pete Brownlow as described above.
  
-Bookings are expected to open in May and will be via the Missenden Railway Modellers website.+Bookings are open and are via the Missenden Railway Modellers website.
  
 [[http://​www.missendenrailwaymodellers.org.uk/​|Missenden Railway Modellers weekend]] [[http://​www.missendenrailwaymodellers.org.uk/​|Missenden Railway Modellers weekend]]
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 This course assumes no previous knowledge of CBUS. This course assumes no previous knowledge of CBUS.
  
-Bookings ​will open at the end of March, check back here to download the enrolment form.+Bookings ​are open: click below for more details:
  
 [[public:​CBUS Intro Course|Introduction to CBUS weekend course details]] [[public:​CBUS Intro Course|Introduction to CBUS weekend course details]]
  
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 +===== JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing, Logic and Signalling =====
 +
 +** Next course date/venue TBA **
 +
 +This is part 2 of our three JMRI courses.
 +
 +The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden ​
 +Station, Northamptonshire.
 +
 +This is a weekend course for those already familiar and competent with the basics of JMRI. 
 +
 +As a pre-requisite you should have attended our introduction to JMRI Panel Pro course, or be fluent with drawing a layout diagram in the Layout Editor, setting up turnouts & sensors, turnout feedback, linking from a Layout Editor Panel to the physical layout & the basics of train detection.
 +
 +Course details will be published when the next course date is set.  In the meantime, here are the details for the last course to give you an idea:
 +
 +[[public:​jmripart2course|JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling course details]]
 +
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 +===== JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher =====
 +
 +** Next course date/venue TBA **
 +
 +This is part 3 of our three JMRI courses.
 +
 +This is a weekend course for JMRI power users who want to take it on to partial or full automation. ​
 +
 +As a pre-requisite you should be a fluent JMRI user, having attended our Introduction and part 2 courses, or be comfortable with setting up panels in the Layout Editor, blocks and train detection, pathing and signalling.
 +
 +Course details will be published when the next course date is set.  In the meantime, here are the details for the last course to give you an idea:
 +
 +[[public:​jmripart3course|JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher course details]]
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