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ISS schools contact - Tonight -our time - a some students of a UK school will be talking to the ISS -­ve/­ws/2016/january/sandringham_sc­hool_iss_ham_radio_contact.htm­?utm_source=feedburner&utm­_m Mike H. Jan 8, 2016 3:21 PM
Starting the new year... - Tue Jan 05 05:09:40 AEDT 2016 So the hot and sweaty season is with us.  My current interests, between heat peaks, include Bluetooth, stepper motors and sensors as recovered from printers that I stored in a garage. Writing Android Apps has become Mike H. Jan 6, 2016 12:15 AM
Hotel Trivago - Hi there, well you must have noticed that Hotel Trivago likes a certain micro-controller... Near the end of a few adverts you hear the announcer answering the question about the Turkish hotel or the hotel that is spooked.. Ard u in Mike H. Dec 23, 2015 9:57 PM
Meetup details changed: Have fun interfacing and programming Arduinos and other microcontrollers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ics-Club-Altona/events/2268706­83/ When : Saturda Mike H. Dec 6, 2015 11:31 AM
Jaycar Nerd Perks - 'Check out'­erks A handy little card - with useful data ...   Mike H. Nov 24, 2015 1:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Have fun interfacing and programming Arduinos and other microcontrollers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ics-Club-Altona/events/2259618­43/ When : Saturda Mike H. Nov 10, 2015 2:09 PM
Electronex Melbourne - A few weeks ago I attended the bi-annual Electronics exhibition in Melbourne.  There were several of the usual exhibitors - I say usual because I went along to the previous one. I met a few exhibitors that were keen to support the club and give sample Mike H. Sep 25, 2015 1:29 PM
Internet of Things - Earlier in the week I attended a meetup where a great speaker talked about current and future connectivity between things - He mentioned Arduino s and Raspberry Pi several times and is also a big fan of things electronic.  He sees Arduinos and RPi as Mike H. Sep 25, 2015 1:15 PM
Email security (encryption) - Following the SFD meeting last Saturday we may be in a position to discus and demo the installation of encryption software on computers in the near future. Please let me know of your interest. Mike H. Sep 21, 2015 9:56 PM
Software Freedom Day - In just a few days there is SFD. Details may be found here­e/ There will be some talks on security. Mike H. Sep 17, 2015 4:21 PM
ISS sighting tonight - Hi there - the International Space Station should be visible tonight: Time: Sat Sep 05 6:51 PM, Visible: 5 min, Max Height: 79 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: SE There are Raspberry Pi s up there too... Mike H. Sep 5, 2015 2:07 PM
Saturday's meetup (5 Sept) - I mentioned Lilypads and will be taking my Lilypad glove, it attracts a few comments as I walk or cycle with it...    Also to note there is free WiFi at the venue on Saturday... Mike H. Sep 3, 2015 3:45 PM
Re: [Electronics-Club-Altona] Proposed meeting - Check out the message about supply of Arduinos etc Mike Feel free to checkout Mike H. Aug 31, 2015 11:59 AM
Re: [Electronics-Club-Altona] Proposed meeting - Hi Mike,              Thanks for your email. However I know nothing of Electronics and programming but would to learn as much as possible. I don't have a current (pardon the pun) model or any electronics model nbenham Aug 30, 2015 5:11 PM
Proposed meeting - Hello everyone, Quite a few things have been happening for me recently. I have been looking for a room for our meetings. Until we have funds to pay for something semi permanent we might have to be content with 'free with conditions'. Th Mike H. Aug 29, 2015 12:26 PM
Internet of Things lecture - Hello, The IoT is promising to be a big thing -  aspects that easily come to mind are: what is it? how do we do it? and what do we do with the data that we gather from it or how can it usefully help our lives.  This highly qualified s Mike H. Nov 2, 2014 2:54 PM
mobile-robotics online course -   Hi, a friend mentioned this course­rses/mobile-robotics and I thought that I would have a go at it. It was not too hard though I had to think a bit with the double negative questions. It does cov Mike H. Sep 19, 2014 3:50 PM
Introduction to motor control part one of perhaps 2 or 3. - I plan to give a presentation with demonstrations on the methods used to control motors using electronic programmable devices. I posted a poll a while ago on the topic of favourite devices. Questions answered include - how do we stop, start, reverse an Mike H. Sep 2, 2014 12:46 PM
Happy Arduino Day - Thanks in advance to Bob who has kindly agreed to host today's event. Mike H. Mar 29, 2014 9:38 AM
RE: [Electronics-Club-Altona] IET Site Visit - METRO Train Epping & Craigieburn Facilities 2014 - Tony W. Mar 28, 2014 11:45 AM
IET Site Visit - METRO Train Epping & Craigieburn Facilities 2014 - The IET ( Institution of Engineering and Technology) have some upcoming group events. One I think is particularly interesting: IET Site Visit - METRO Train Epping & Craigieburn Facilities 2014 Tickets for this event are available at Mike H. Mar 25, 2014 10:25 PM
Robot at Sciencworks in Spotswood - Currently showing­cienceworks/whatson/current-ex­hibitions/think-ahead/videos/t­hink-ahead-introduction/ Mike H. Mar 25, 2014 4:22 PM
Using and re-using cells in power supplies? Series or parallel? -­earn/article/serial_and_parall­el_battery_configurations   Mike H. Mar 24, 2014 8:39 PM
book Practical Arduino Engineering - Here is a link to Arduino Book(s)­1/     Mike H. Mar 24, 2014 7:26 PM
microview-chip-sized-arduino-w­ith-built-in-oled-di - hi there­ojects/1516846343/microview-ch­ip-sized-arduino-with-built-in­-oled-di Mike   Mike H. Mar 21, 2014 9:40 AM
[Electronics-Club-Altona] Raspberry Pi updating - Tony W. Mar 19, 2014 11:12 PM
Arduino Day is approaching - hello all, I received confirmation of the addition of our event to the map The location is being finalised - but will be subject to the number I have been having quite so Mike H. Mar 19, 2014 11:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Arduino Day => Electronics Introduction part 20 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ics-Club-Altona/events/1641899­22/ When : Saturda Mike H. Mar 18, 2014 4:36 AM
RE: [Electronics-Club-Altona] Comparison of Arduino and Raspberry Pi - Tony W. Feb 9, 2014 4:54 PM
Comparison of Arduino and Raspberry Pi - I found this­comments/raspberry-pi-or-ardui­no Mike H. Feb 9, 2014 12:16 AM
next meeting - Hi there - thanks for the replies about the date change. So there will be NO meetup on the 18Th January 2014 but quite likely, at this point, on the 25th. There will be more details and an accurate RSVP page soon. On idea for a project Mike H. Jan 15, 2014 11:00 AM
Re: [Electronics-Club-Altona] January possible re-schedule - Mike the 25 th is ok with me if you dont want to have 2 in a row we could skip but we c george Jan 13, 2014 11:21 AM
January possible re-schedule - hello Solderers, We normally have a meeting on the dates in the website­a/ This month there is a clash with an event that I would like to attend ( on the 18th Janurary ). I would therefore l ik Mike H. Jan 12, 2014 5:03 PM
NYE - Tue Dec 31 17:01:20 EST 2013 Thanks to all the solderers who joined and/or attended the ECA. We have had some great sessions that have certainly inspired me. All the best to you all and your families. Mike   Mike H. Dec 31, 2013 5:42 PM
Aims for 2014 - Tue Dec 31 17:13:36 EST 2013 My plans for the ECA in 2014 include: Completing and publishing some more of the partially finished projects that were started earlier in 2013. By finishing I mean to convey to members the knowledge and ski Mike H. Dec 31, 2013 5:38 PM
Eurisko - hello - you may have noticed that Eurisko is an event in Melbourne this weekend. I am planning to go along and so the new 'usual' times of 10AM to 12 noon on Saturday will be a good guideline - as I m planni Mike H. Nov 1, 2013 9:53 AM
Upcycling, Recycling & Waste Not! - You may have noticed in a local newspaper http://www.maribyrnongweekly.c­­-i Mike H. Oct 19, 2013 8:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Electronics Introduction part 9 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: late change (expansion of times) for today and maybe for other meetings too. http://www.meetup.c Mike H. Oct 19, 2013 8:07 AM
Re: [Electronics-Club-Altona] Books on Electronic - Yes for sure - I wonder how I can get them from you Mike On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 6:03 AM, Rob < Mike H. Oct 9, 2013 4:03 PM
Using our meetup discussion board - 14:41 08/10/2013 Hello It occurs to me that as newcomers to meetup we might not be making full use of our site.  There are several discussion topics in the "Discussions -> Message Board" section. Mike H. Oct 8, 2013 9:03 PM
RDS time sync Melbourne Arduino FM - Just a reminder that as the clocks have now changed you can see your RDS clock radio update it's time automatically if you tune to a station on FM - say FOX FM on 101.9 - . Some FM stations do not broadcast RDS notably ABC and some commer Mike H. Oct 6, 2013 9:38 PM
Books on Electronic - Hi Mike, I haven't bee user 1. Oct 6, 2013 9:17 PM
Amateur Radio VK3KMJ - 05:31 03/10/2013 As some of you know I have a keen interest in amateur radio. I have been considering a few  demonstrations and even actually a course teaching the Foundation Licence. This is quite  possible as I have done this in othe Mike H. Oct 3, 2013 5:45 AM
Barry Frisby - 12:30 23/09/2013 I understand that Barry Frisby passed away last Saturday evening. There is a picture of him at­ics-Club-Altona/photos/1586895­2/#[masked] This was taken at the Hobson's Bay Men's Mike H. Oct 3, 2013 5:37 AM
Audio, Oscilloscopes and programming {as time permits } - A plan for meetup 7 is to have an audio pickup demo, work with the oscilloscope and have an intro to programming. As this is an electronics club you might expect to see some programming of hardware. I always had it in my mind to int Mike H. Sep 20, 2013 12:11 PM
Electronex Expo - Mike H. Sep 12, 2013 2:18 PM
meeting schedules and Electronics Show in Melbourne - Hi there, Meetup has difficulty in scheduling on the time period / algorithm that we want - so I intend to publish a separate page with details.  It amounts to first and third Saturday of each month. The paypal system seems not to work Mike H. Sep 3, 2013 10:54 PM
Regulate 'said to the tone of a happy Dalek' - here's a fun thing to do at 6:30 in the morning - Google "7805 constant current regulator circuit" and look under images at the pictures . Plenty of ideas on a theme. Mousing over the pictures reveals the source..... Mike H. Aug 19, 2013 6:40 AM
Feedback and frequency (!) of meetings - 8:53 PM 17/08/2013 Hi Solderers, Just For your information: (it has taken me a while to get the hang of the many  facilities within meetup ) After a meetup you can provide feedback by clicking on the  site homepag Mike H. Aug 17, 2013 9:28 PM
venues and Paypal - 3:38 PM 11/08/2013 Hello Solderers,You may have noticed that I have added a Paypal requirement to the RSVP. I hope this does not cause too much inconvenience.This is to reduce the casual blow-ins as catering for an unknown quantity of people with Mike H. Aug 11, 2013 4:56 PM
Meetup details changed: Electronics Introduction part 4 - At the last minute looks like we have a room - It is at the Mens Shed - address below. So there should be soldering and such like.  You will initially be there as my guests...... I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing Mike H. Aug 2, 2013 11:21 PM
Application has been made for a workshop type venue. - I made an application yesterday for the use of a room with workshop type facilities. The open hours for it are much greater than two hours. More information will be posted soon. Mike H. Jul 25, 2013 9:37 PM

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