User Tools

Site Tools


public:westmids

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
public:westmids [2020/01/06 10:09]
allan_gardner [Programme]
public:westmids [2020/03/14 12:00] (current)
allan_gardner [MEETINGS]
Line 22: Line 22:
  
  
-//The next meeting of the West Midlands Area Group will be://+//<color #ed1c24>The next meeting of the West Midlands Area Group has been cancelled</​color>​. ​ See below ://
    
  
  
-===== Sunday 12th January 2020 =====+====== ​Important information about our next meeting ​====== 
 + 
 +**In the view of the ongoing Coronavirus situation and the advice received from MERG Committee, my WMAG colleagues and I have decided to <color #​ed1c24>​cancel our meeting on Saturday 11th April 2020</​color>​.
    
 +We shall, like many others, monitor the situation and decide whether future meetings will take place nearer the time. ** 
 + ===== =====
  
  
-At **Titford Pump House, Engine Street, OLDBURY, West Midlands B69 4NL**.+==== About Titford Pump House. ==== 
 +   
 + 
 + 
 +**Titford Pump House, Engine Street, OLDBURY, West Midlands B69 4NL**.
  
 [[https://​www.google.co.uk/​maps/​place/​Titford+Pumphouse/​@52.4966868,​-2.0095574,​19z/​data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x48709794db0b2afb:​0x85f894929c8ab6f8!8m2!3d52.4966868!4d-2.0090102|Google Map]] [[https://​www.google.co.uk/​maps/​place/​Titford+Pumphouse/​@52.4966868,​-2.0095574,​19z/​data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x48709794db0b2afb:​0x85f894929c8ab6f8!8m2!3d52.4966868!4d-2.0090102|Google Map]]
  
-==== About Titford Pump House. ==== + 
-  + 
 //There is plenty of car parking – mostly on Engine Street, some within the Pump House compound. The address above includes a Google maps link. All facilities are at ground level.// //There is plenty of car parking – mostly on Engine Street, some within the Pump House compound. The address above includes a Google maps link. All facilities are at ground level.//
  
Line 41: Line 50:
 ==== This quarters topics: ==== ==== This quarters topics: ====
  
- +TBD 
  
-We welcome two of our own group, John Fletcher and David Roberts as our speakers. ​ 
  
  
Line 74: Line 83:
 === 10:00 Coffee & Registration === === 10:00 Coffee & Registration ===
  
-=== 10:15 Welcome Introduction: ​Peter Wilson ​===+=== 10:15 Welcome Introduction: ​Allan Gardner ​===
    
 //​Housekeeping//:​ Fire exit & procedure, First aid, Toilet, Dishwasher.  ​ //​Housekeeping//:​ Fire exit & procedure, First aid, Toilet, Dishwasher.  ​
  
-//Other matters// ​Election of WMAG Co_Ordinator for the year, PCB Course Update, Arduino Course Update, Shows & Exhibitions.+//Other matters// ​ 
  
  
  
 +=== 10.30 Talk 1   ===
  
-=== 10.30 Talk 1  What is Arduino === 
  
-David Roberts will explore the Arduino. ​ The various types of boards and how they can be used in the model railway. 
    
  
Line 92: Line 101:
 Tea, Coffee, and cake. Tea, Coffee, and cake.
  
-=== 11:45 Talk 2 MERG: My Journey  ​===+=== 11:45 Talk 2   ​===
  
-John Fletcher will pass on his experience (so far) as a relatively new member, cross-referencing to his articles in the Journal over the past year. 
  
-=== 12:15 Talk 3 Things in my workshop  ​=== +=== 12:15 Talk 3   ​===
-David will introduce some of the practical tools he has found useful over the years.+
  
  
Line 110: Line 117:
 === 13:30 Practical Workshop Session 1 === === 13:30 Practical Workshop Session 1 ===
  
-Our usual informal session.  ​David will bring along various Arduino boards so if you want to delve a little deeper he will be on hand to help you.  Otherwise, chat to colleagues or work on your current project. ​  We will do our best to help with construction and problem-solving. ​ Bring your own tools etc. +Our usual informal session.  ​Chat to colleagues or work on your current project. ​  We will do our best to help with construction and problem-solving. ​ Bring your own tools etc. 
  
 === 14:30 Refreshment Break === === 14:30 Refreshment Break ===
Line 183: Line 190:
 If you have a view on any of the above, please share with the co-ordinator using the contact form above.  ​ If you have a view on any of the above, please share with the co-ordinator using the contact form above.  ​
 ===== Previous meetings ===== ===== Previous meetings =====
 +
 +
 +
 +==== January 2020 ====
 +
 +
 +David Roberts gave two talk 
 +
 +John Fletcher talked about 'My MERG Journey'​
 +==== October 2019 ====
 +
 +John Gower came and talked about the mechanics of a steam engine. ​ Capturing real sounds and applying them to your model railway
 +
 +Inserting sound chips in locos and how to use them effectively.  ​
 +
 +
 +
 +
  
 ==== July 2019 ==== ==== July 2019 ====
public/westmids.1578305387.txt.gz · Last modified: 2020/01/06 10:09 by allan_gardner