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PeteB Update course dates for 2020
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-===== More CBUS =====+===== Introduction to CBUS =====
  
-** 9-10th July 2019 **+** 28th to 30th March 2020 (Rushden)**
  
-** Strode CollegeSomerset **+By popular demandwe have arranged another weekend course for those who want to learn about CBUS.
  
-This course ​is for those already familiar with the basics of CBUSwho would like to take it further.+The course ​will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & RailwayRushden  
 +Station, Northamptonshire.
  
-The course will take place at Strode College in Somerset, as part of their Summer Workshops.+For those just starting out in CBUS, this weekend ​course will take you from first principles through building CBUS kits to setting up CBUS operations.
  
-This course assumes ​that you have attended the Introduction to CBUS course, or that you already have a good understanding of the basics ​of CBUS, building modules and getting them working.+This course assumes ​no previous knowledge ​of CBUS.
  
-Booking is direct with Strode College, click below for more details:+Bookings will open shortly.
  
-[[public:​More CBUS Course|More CBUS weekend course ​details]]+Click below for more details:
  
 +[[public:​CBUS Intro Course|Introduction to CBUS weekend course details]]
  
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-===== STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO ===== 
  
-** 11-12th July 2019 **+===== More CBUS =====
  
-** Strode College, Somerset ​**+** 25th to 27th April 2020 (Rushden)**
  
-The course ​will take place at Strode College in Somerset, as part of their Summer Workshops.+This course ​is for those already familiar with the basics ​of CBUS, who would like to take it further.
  
-JMRI is free software that you can download to control your model railway +Particular emphasis on configuring CBUS in FLiM and using the universal CANMIO firmware.
  
-The course ​assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI and takes you through from first principles+The course ​will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden  
 +Station, Northamptonshire.
  
-Booking is direct with Strode Collegeclick below for more details:+This course assumes that you have attended the Introduction to CBUS courseor that you already have a good understanding of the basics of CBUS, building modules and getting them working.
  
-[[public:​introtojmricourse|Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro course details]]+Bookings will open shortly.
  
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- +[[public:More CBUS Course|More CBUS weekend course details]]
-===== Introduction to DCC ===== +
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-** 4-6th October 2019 (Missenden Abbey) ** +
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-This course is for those who are new to DCC (Digital Command Control) of model railways, and assumes no prior knowledge. +
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-The course will take place as part of the Missenden Railway Modellers autumn weekend in 2019. +
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-For those just considering or starting out in DCC, this weekend course will take you from first principles through fitting decoders to DCC operations, including the use of Decoder Pro for setting up your decoders. +
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-This course assumes no previous knowledge of DCC. +
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-Bookings are open and are via the Missenden Railway Modellers website. +
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-[[public:DCC Intro Course|Introduction to DCC weekend course details]]+
  
  
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-===== Missenden Railway Modellers weekends ​=====+===== STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO =====
  
-The Missenden Railway Modellers Weekends are workshops with expert tutors from MERG on hand. The Autumn weekend every October includes electronics classes that come with expert MERG tutors, covering all aspects of electronics for model railways including CBUS.  +** 30th May to 1st June 2020 (Rushden) **
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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. +
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-Bookings are open and are via the Missenden Railway Modellers website. +
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-[[http://​www.missendenrailwaymodellers.org.uk/​|Missenden Railway Modellers weekend]] +
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-===== Introduction to CBUS ===== +
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-** 13th to 16th September 2019 (Rushden)** +
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-** Please note revised date form original one announced provisionally. ​ ** +
-** This revised date is now confirmed ** +
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-By popular demand, we have arranged another weekend course for those who want to learn about CBUS.+
  
 The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden ​ The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden ​
 Station, Northamptonshire. Station, Northamptonshire.
  
-For those just starting out in CBUS, this weekend course will take you from first principles through building CBUS kits to setting up CBUS operations.+JMRI is free software that you can download ​to control your model railway 
  
-This course assumes no previous knowledge of CBUS.+The course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI and takes you through from first principles
  
-Bookings ​are open: click below for more details:+Bookings ​will open shortly.
  
-[[public:CBUS Intro Course|Introduction to CBUS weekend ​course details]]+Click below for more details. 
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 +[[public:introtojmricourse|Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro course details]]
  
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 ===== JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing, Logic and Signalling ===== ===== JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing, Logic and Signalling =====
  
-** Next course date/venue TBA **+** 12th-14th September 2020 (Rushden)**
  
 This is part 2 of our three JMRI courses. This is part 2 of our three JMRI courses.
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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. 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:+Bookings ​will be open shortly.  ​ 
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 +Click below for more details:
  
 [[public:​jmripart2course|JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling course details]] [[public:​jmripart2course|JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling course details]]
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 ===== JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher ===== ===== JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher =====
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 +===== Missenden Railway Modellers weekends =====
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 +The Missenden Railway Modellers Weekends are workshops with expert tutors from MERG on hand. The Autumn weekend every October includes electronics classes that come with expert MERG tutors, covering all aspects of electronics for model railways including CBUS. 
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 +Bookings and more details are via the Missenden Railway Modellers website.
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 +[[http://​www.missendenrailwaymodellers.org.uk/​|Missenden Railway Modellers weekend]]
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public/courses.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/02 22:27 by PeteB