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 ======STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO WEEKEND COURSE====== ======STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO WEEKEND COURSE======
  
-** 5th to 8th October 2018 (Rushden) **+** 24th to 26th July (Rushden) **
  
-** 19th - 21st October 2018 (Missenden Abbey) **+**(Postponed from 2020 and June 2021)**
  
-Due to high demand, we are running this course twice this year, so you have a choice of date and venue. There will be a course at the Rushden Transport Museum 5-8th October and as part of the Missenden Abbey Railway Modellers weekend 19th-21st October+As the lifting of lockdown restrictions proceedsit became clear that we cannot run this course on the original 2021 dates we had originally hoped.
  
-For the course at Rushden, we also have an optional follow-on practical workshop day on Monday 8th OctoberThis will be a practical workshop day for you to apply the knowledge learnt over the weekendYou can work on whatever you wish, with assistance from the tutors, such as working with JMRI on your own layout hardware, or revisiting any particular part of the course+So we have taken the difficult decision to reschedule it yet again to the date in July as shown above. This is after the date when the government hopes to have lifted all restrictions, so we are all hoping we can run the course then, and look forward to welcoming you back at face to face courses. 
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 +The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & RailwayRushden  
 +Station, Northamptonshire. 
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 +Any bookings for our 2020 course that we were not able to run at Rushden, will be honoured for this course in 2021If you already have such a bookingyou will be contacted by email with latest updates.  
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 +JMRI is free software that you can download to control your model railway 
  
 This course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI. This course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI.
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 +The course will start with arrivals from 4pm on Friday evening and then takes place over the weekend (Saturday and Sunday).
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 +We also have an optional follow-on practical workshop day on Monday 26th July. This will be a practical workshop day for you to apply the knowledge learnt over the weekend. You can work on whatever you wish, with assistance from the tutors, such as working on your own CBUS implementation or revisiting certain course subjects. 
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 Topics covered will include: Topics covered will include:
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   *         Block detection and train tracking   *         Block detection and train tracking
   *         Demonstration of Signal mast logic – automating the signals *   *         Demonstration of Signal mast logic – automating the signals *
-  *         Demonstration of the dispatcher for automatic running *+  *         Demonstration of automatic running *
  
 * These two topics will be covered in detail in the follow-on JMRI courses.  * These two topics will be covered in detail in the follow-on JMRI courses. 
  
-Please note that this course does NOT cover programming locomotive CVs using Decoder Pro.  For that, see the [[public:dcc_intro_course|Introduction to DCC course]] +Please note that this course does NOT cover programming locomotive CVs using Decoder Pro.  For that, see the Introduction to DCC course.
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-More details here: +
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-** Rushden Transport Museum 5th to 8th October 2018 ** +
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-{{ :public:jmri_course_oct18_rushden_details.pdf |Starting out with Panel Pro course details at Rushden}} +
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-{{ :public:jmri_course_enrollment_form_oct_18_rushden.doc |Enrolment form for Starting out with Panel Pro Course (Rushden)}} +
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-** Missenden Abbey 19th - 21st October 2018 ** +
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-{{ :public:jmri_course_oct18_missenden_details.pdf |Starting out with Panel Pro course details at Missenden}} +
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-To book your place, please visit the Missenden Railway modellers website: [[http://www.missendenrailwaymodellers.org.uk]]. Bookings will be open in May +
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 +Bookings are open.
  
 +You can download more details and the booking form below:
  
 +{{ :public:courses:jmri_course_june21_rushden_details.pdf |Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro course 2021 details}}
  
 +{{ :public:courses:jmri_course_enrollment_form_june21_rushden.doc |Enrolment form for JMRI intro course 2021}}
  
 +These courses are organised by a group of MERG members for the benefit of other MERG members and railway modellers in general.  Your booking is directly with the course organisers, not with MERG itself.
  
 +====Other Courses====
 +[[public:courses|Link to Courses index]]
  
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