May End Of Month 25/05/17

21 05 2017

imagesAs usual the end of May meeting will be at the Cock Hotel Wellington (Thursday 25/05/17@7.00pm).No Speaker this month so we are having a slight change of pace with a Project review meeting which proved to be very popular last time. Bring that current project or having problems then this may be the opotunity to ask for that all important help.  See you there!


May Mid month 11th May

8 05 2017

dbHeather will again be presenting, this time how to reduce your risk of data loss or worse yet malicious corruption using RSnapshot an application based on the RSYNC family of tools, all running on an Orange Pi ! Learn how to protect yourself by implementing a proper backup stratergy. Meeting will be as usual at the Arleston Inn 11th May @7pm . Bring your projects as there will also be a project review. See you there!

April End of month 27/04/17

23 04 2017

BeaglebonePhil, has kindly volunteered to talk about the technology required to make Linux work on the ARM platform. He will be discussing the boot process, partition layouts , dev trees and all  that good stuff. If that wasn’t enough he’ll be doing a practical on how to drive GPIO. As usual the meeting will be at the Cock Hotel Wellington starting at 7pm ..See you there

April Mid Month 13th April

11 04 2017

spi-imageApril mid month is as usual at the Arleston Inn on the 13th starting at 7pm. Heather as offered to continue her series of talks we now move on to Comunicating with the RPI… in this case with a set of LoRa modules we have designed for the balloon launch but with many other uses including Alarms and other telemetry.  Again if you think  this isnt your sceen come down anyway as t her’s the usual chat and good grub available from the pub

WordPress editing – at Priorslee

22 03 2017

Members from SLUG and Telford & District Amateur Radio Society (TDARS) came together to have an introduction to WordPress page and post editing by Dave Harris. The purpose is to enable personal projects to be noted easily for others to see and comment on.

This took place courtesy of John A who has a unit at the centre.

Photo of TDARS & SLUG members at Priorslee Techology hub

TDARS & SLUG members at the e-Innovation Centre Priorslee

March end of Month 30/03/17

24 02 2017

visMarch meeting is at the Cock Hotel Wellington 7pm on Thursday 30th March, Ian Crane will be talking about his experiences with MS Visual Code on Linux and how it stacks up against his usual fair under Linux. We should also have an update on how things are progressing with the Sheperd and other Ballon launch hardware.

March Mid Month 9th March

24 02 2017

spi-imageMarch mid month as usual is at the Arleston Inn on the 9th  starting at 7pm. Heather will be discussing SPI. Not heard of it then you will when you want to get peripherals working on your RPI / Arduino or even standard PC much faster than I2C it’s how fast peripherals comunicate to your system . Not your scene dont wory there’s the usual Linux talking shop as well. See you there