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-====== MERG East of Scotland Area Group ======+~~NOCACHE~~
  
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-[[:​public:​areagroups|Return to Area Groups News]]\\  +====== MERG East of Scotland ​Area Group ======
-[[:​public:​start|Index to other public pages]]\\  +
-[[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​index.php|MERG Home page]]\\  +
-==== Email ==== +
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-merg.eosag@gmail.com +
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-To send us an email, [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=19|use the MERG Area Group contact form]]\\  +
-For MERG members, you might also like to look at our [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​forum/​viewforum.php?​f=112|area group forum.]] +
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-==== Chairman ​==== +
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-Jim Hardie M3909 +
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-==== Secretary ==== +
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-Alistair Fitchie M3500 +
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-==== Meetings ==== +
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-Google Calendar / ICal users can use the MERG East Scotland calender to keep themselves up to date.   +
-Just copy and paste the the following line and click on the arrow next to "Other Calendars"​ and "Add by URL"  +
-https://​calendar.google.com/​calendar/​ical/​pqg9kbth3iech78vdvfted877c%40group.calendar.google.com/​public/​basic.ics +
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-[[https://​sites.google.com/​site/​mergeastscotland/​home/​Next-Meeting|Click here for future meetings]]+
  
-Meetings are held around once a quarter at West Calder Community Centre ​January (AGM), April, July and October.+<WRAP info centeralign button>​[[:​public:​areagroups|Area Groups]] [[:​public:​start|Public pages]] [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​index.php|MERG Home page]] </​WRAP>​
  
-These are more formal than the workshops but still remain ​relaxed and inviting affair.+<WRAP hide> 
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 +=== How do I contact the Area Group === 
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 +[[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=19|MERG East of Scotland Area Group contact form]] 
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-Here we can listen to down to earth talks on key parts of electronics in model railway layouts from people who really know their stuff.+=== Who are the leaders ​of the group? ===
  
-It is a chance to quiz these people too and present our own experiences without fear of ridicule or embarrassment They are experts for a reason ​probably because as we are all experiencing going down the same journey - it is just that some have spend longer than others on that journey and are at different stations down the line.  +<WRAP hide> 
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 +Jim Hardie ​Chairman\\ 
 +Alistair Fitchie\\ 
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-[[https://sites.google.com/site/mergeastscotland/home/workshop|Click here for future workshops]]+=== Would you like to join today? === 
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 +Not a member? then <WRAP button>[[https://www.merg.org.uk/membership.php|Join MERG Here]]</WRAP> and sign up to this Area Group. If you are already a member <WRAP button>​[[https:​//merg.org.uk/​membership/​areagroups.php|Join the East of Scotland Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ 
 +Select **East of Scotland Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button. 
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-Workshops are held around once a month 10:30 to 15:30.+=== How do you meet? === 
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-We normally start with a coffee as everyone arrives and then chat through the aims of the day and who will do what and who will supervise and assist when needed.+Whilst restrictions are in place, we are using Zoom video calls
  
-Lunch does happen but the timing depends on what each of us is up to.  But it is a good time to talk through issues you may be having with your home layout. ​ No over-bearing advice - just friendly options.+Previously, meetings were held around once a quarter at West Calder Community Centre. January (AGM), April, July and October.\\ 
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 +These are more formal than the workshops but still remain a relaxed and inviting affair.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +Here we can listen to down to earth talks on key parts of electronics in model railway layouts from people who really know their stuff.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +It is a chance to quiz these people too and present our own experiences without fear of ridicule or embarrassment. They are experts for a reason - probably because as we are all experiencing going down the same journey - it is just that some have spend longer than others on that journey and are at different stations down the line.\\ 
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 +Workshops are held around once a month 10:30 to 15:30.\\ 
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 +We normally start with a coffee as everyone arrives and then chat through the aims of the day and who will do what and who will supervise and assist when needed.\\ 
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 +Lunch does happen but the timing depends on what each of us is up to. But it is a good time to talk through issues you may be having with your home layout. No over-bearing advice - just friendly options. 
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 +=== And the Next Meeting? ===
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-==== Links ==== 
  
-[[:​helpsystem:​coordinators|Help page for coordinators]] 
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