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-====== MERG Somerset ​and District ​Area Group ======+~~NOCACHE~~ 
 +{{:​public:​msag-logo.jpg?​300|MERG Somerset Area Group}} 
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 +====== MERG Somerset Area Group ====== 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
  
-[[public:​areagroups|Return to Area Groups ​News]]+<WRAP Center box round centeralign 75%> 
 +[[:public:​areagroups|Area Groups]] ​| [[:​public:​start|Public pages]] | [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​index.php|MERG Home page]] | [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​forum/​viewforum.php?​f=63|Area Group Forum]] | [[:​subjects:​msag_home|Members only area]]  
 +</​WRAP>​
  
 +<WRAP borderlesstable>​
 +|{{ :​public:​msag-banner.jpg?​900|Do you know what it is yet?}}|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +==== How do I contact the Somerset Area Group ==== 
 +<WRAP help round> ​
 +Click to send us a message,\\ [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=12|MERG Somerset Area Group contact form]]
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-[[http://​www.merg.org.uk/​index.php|MERG Home page]] +==== Who are the leaders of the group? ​==== 
-==== Email ====+<WRAP info round>  
 +M1925 Paul Howes //Group Leader// \\ M4418 Anthony Braithwaite //Deputy Group Leader// \\ M6456 Malcolm Asker //Group Communications Officer// 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
 +==== Can I join you today? ====
 +<WRAP tip round> ​
 +<WRAP button>​[[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​joinform.php?​submit=Join+Now|First Join MERG here]]</​WRAP>​
 +Then make sure you join the Somerset Area Group when you are signed up and bolster the **240** members currently subscribed to our Area Group.
 +<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​areagroups.php|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​
 +Select **Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button.
 +</​WRAP>​
  
 +==== How do you meet? ====
 +<WRAP info round> ​
 +The group normally meets on the first Saturday of every month between 10am and 1pm in Yeovil, Somerset. Meetings include some or all of the following:​\\
 +  * A presentation  ​
 +  * A session on a group project  ​
 +  * A practical workshop
 +Occasionally we meet from 10am to 4pm for an extended workshop session. Dates for meetings are held in the [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​meetings.php#​|MERG meetings diary]] unless otherwise stated or see **When are the next Meetings?** below.\\ \\ The meetings are normally held at St James Church, Preston Road, Yeovil. ​ Anyone wishing to attend a meeting can get directions from the group via the contact form.
 +</​WRAP>​
 +<WRAP alert round>
 +**//​GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERINGS AND TRAVEL//** Due to the restrictions all our meetings are currently online using Zoom video conferencing software. ​ Zoom is easy to use so please join us online. ​ You should find that we have either a full 3 hour meeting on a Saturday (twice a month) or a 1 hour coffee break session for every Friday morning that there is no meeting.
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-To send us an email, [[http://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?​area=12|use the MERG Area Group contact form]]\\ ​ 
-For MERG members, you might also like to look at our [[http://​www.merg.org.uk/​forum/​viewforum.php?​f=63|area group forum.]] 
  
-==== Secretary ​====+==== Do you hold workshops? ​==== 
 +<WRAP info round>  
 +//"Yes we do, sometimes together with a meeting sometimes a separate event."//​ 
 +  * Members bring their own kits to assemble with help from others in the group where required 
 +  * Members bring their own built kit for where they have failed to get it working or need to share test equipment 
 +  * Any electronic circuit is welcome not just MERG kits 
 +  * Members work on the current group projects together 
 +  * Members interconnect working kits and add hardware to learn how kits can work together 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-Situation vacant \\ [[http://​www.merg.org.uk/​areagroup.php?area=1|email Bob VVia Essex Contact page]]+==== What do you do at your coffee break meetings? ====  
 +<WRAP info round>  
 +Members of the group meet online via Zoom software and share what they have been up to showing examples of kits they have built, railway related construction projects, ask questions where they had issues and generally help each other with advice and comments There is a fair amount of chat and banter as members enjoy themselves in a light and friendly atmosphere. 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-==== Meetings ​====+==== When are the next meetings? ​==== 
 +<WRAP box round>  
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 +<​ORG34>​ALL|40|12|NO</​ORG34>​\\ 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-==== Links ====+<WRAP important round> 
 +{{:​public:​msag_zoom_icon.png?​30 |Zoom online Meetings}} **If you are already a MERG member, then You need to subscribe to the Somerset Area Group which ensures you get an emailed invite to all the above meetings** 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 +<WRAP tip round>  
 +<WRAP button>​[[https://​merg.org.uk/​membership/​areagroups.php|Join the Somerset Area Group]]</​WRAP>​ 
 +Select **Somerset Area Group** from the drop down list in **Other Area Groups** and press the **Subscribe to Area Group** button. 
 +</​WRAP>​
  
-[[:helpsystem:coordinators|Help page for coordinators]]+ 
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 + 
 +==== Where can I see what the group gets up to? ==== 
 +<WRAP box round> 
 +<WRAP borderlesstable>​ 
 +|[[public:masag_gallery|Click here for a Gallery of events]]|{{:public:​june_2019_meeting_1_.jpg?​100|Found CANMIO}}|{{:​public:​june_2019_meeting_2_.jpg?​100|Tony Presents}}|{{:​public:​june_2019_meeting_3_.jpg?​100|How many group members does it take to read a multimeter?​}}|{{:​public:​june_2019_meeting_4_.jpg?​100|Who are you trying to mimic?​}}|{{:​public:​msag-november-2019-meeting_2_.jpeg?​176|Resistance is futile}}| 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 +==== Local Links ==== 
 +<WRAP tip round> 
 +**Clubs** 
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​pages/​category/​Community/​West-Camel-Model-Railway-Society-231943490188817/​|West Camel Model Railway Society]] 
 +  * [[https://​yeovilmrg.org/​ |Yeovil Model Railway Group]] 
 +**Heritage Railways** 
 +  * [[https://​eastsomersetrailway.com/​|East Somerset Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.northdorsetrailway.co.uk/​|North Dorset Railway (Shillingstone Project)]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.tram.co.uk/​|Seaton Tramway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.swanagerailway.co.uk/​|Swanage Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​swindon-cricklade-railway.org/​|Swindon and Cricklade Railway]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk/​|West Somerset Railway]] 
 +  * [[http://​www.yeovilrailway.freeservers.com/​|Yeovil Railway centre]] 
 +**Shops** 
 +  * [[https://​www.aspiregiftsandmodels.co.uk/​|Aspire Gifts and Models]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.buffersmodelrailways.com/​|Buffers Model Railways]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.dcctrainautomation.co.uk/​|DCC Train Automation]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.esmodels.co.uk/​|East Somerset Models]] 
 +  * [[https://​fromemodelcentre.com/​|Frome Model Centre]] 
 +  * [[https://​www.signalsmodels.com/​|Signals Models (Midsomer Norton)]] 
 +  * [[http://​www.trainsandtrack.co.uk/​|The Model Shop (Exeter)]] 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 + 
 +<WRAP box center round centeralign 75%> 
 +[[:​public:​areagroups|Area Groups]] | [[:​public:​start|Public pages]] | [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​index.php|MERG Home page]] ​| [[https://​www.merg.org.uk/​forum/​viewforum.php?​f=63|Area Group Forum]] | [[:​subjects:​msag_home|Members only area]]  
 +</​WRAP>​
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