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-The next meeting of the West Midlands Area Group will be:+//The next meeting of the West Midlands Area Group will be:// 
 +  
 + 
 ===== Sunday 14th July 2019 ===== ===== Sunday 14th July 2019 =====
    
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-==== This months ​topic: ====+==== This months ​topics: ====
  
-===== To be announced in due course===== 
    
  
 +We once again welcome our good friend David Roberts who will give talks on:
 +=== 1.   ​Electrostatic Discharge: What it is and Why it is Important. ===
  
-////  +=== 2. The Theory and Practice of a Simple MERG Kit ===
  
    
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-===== Interested in attending? ===== 
  
  
  
-The meeting is open to **all** MERG Members. 
  
-To give us an idea of numbers, could you let us know you are coming by contacting me allanhgardner@gmail.com or use the MERG contact form above. 
  
-We will need a contribution of £3 to cover the costs of the meeting. 
  
  
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-===== Programme ===== 
-//​Registration,​ with coffee and tea available.//​  
  
-=== 10:00   ​Welcome Introduction and housekeeping === 
-//  Allan Gardner// 
  
  
-=== 10:15    Talk 1 === +==== Programme ====
-// //+
  
-=== 10.45   Talk 2=== 
-// // 
  
 + 
 +=== 10:00 Coffee & Registration ===
  
-=== 11:15  ​Refreshment Break  ===+=== 10:15 Welcome Introduction:​ Allan Gardner ​=== 
 +  
 +//​Housekeeping//:​ Fire exit & procedure, First aid, Toilet, Dishwasher.
  
 +//Arduino Workshop//: ​  ​Expression of interest.
  
-=== 11:30    Talk 3 === 
-// // 
  
-=== 12:00    Talk 4   === +=== 10.30 Electrostatic Discharge What it is and Why it is Important. ​ David Roberts ​===
-//  //+
  
-=== 12.30 Discussion: Any Questions and Answers !! === 
-//​Opportunity to discuss things further// 
  
 +David will explain to us what Electrostatic Discharge is, how it is caused and the damage that it can cause to modern electronic devices and systems. Simple and affordable measures to mitigate the problems will also be described. ​
  
-=== 13:​00 Lunch ​ === +=== 11:30 Refreshment Break ===
-//Bring your own or eat cake! // +
-  +
-=== 13:30 Practical Workshop Session 1 ===+
  
-//. +Tea, Coffee ​and cake.
-Chat amongst yourselves or If that's not your things then work on your current project. We’ll do our best to help with construction ​and problem-solving. Bring your own tools including your soldering iron. //+
  
-=== 14:​30 Refreshment Break  ===+=== 11:45 The Theory and Practice of a Simple MERG Kit: David Roberts === 
 + 
 + 
 +Some of us assemble kits without knowing very little about the types of components used and why they are important. ​ David’s presentation will consider a simple MERG kit – the CANACT – look at the components used and explain why they are chosen and how it works. 
 + 
 +=== 12.45 Discussion: Any Questions and any Answers!! === 
 + 
 +Opportunity to discuss things further. 
 + 
 +=== 13:00 Lunch === 
 + 
 +Bring your own or eat loads of cake!  
 + 
 +=== 13:30 Practical Workshop Session 1 === 
 + 
 +David will be with us all day so, take the opportunity to delve deeper into today’s subjects. ​ If that's not your thing then work on your current project. ​  We will do our best to help with construction and problem-solving. ​ Bring your own tools including your soldering iron.  
 + 
 +=== 14:30 Refreshment Break === 
 + 
 +=== 14:45 Practical Workshop Session 2 === 
 + 
 +Continuance of the practical session  
 + 
 +=== 15:45 Clean up, Wash Up and close === 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +//// 
  
  
-=== 14:​45 Practical Workshop Session 2 === 
    
  
-//​Continuance of the practical session // 
  
-=== 15:45 Wash Up and close === 
- //​Allan Gardner// 
  
  
  
  
-  +===== Interested in attending? ===== 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +The meeting is open to **all** MERG Members. 
 + 
 +To give us an idea of numbers, could you let us know you are coming by contacting me allanhgardner@gmail.com or use the MERG contact form above. 
 + 
 +We will need a contribution of £3 to cover the costs of the meeting. 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 + 
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