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TechShop Ham (Amateur) Radio MeetUp

TechShop Pittsburgh will be hosting it's first Monthly Ham (Amateur) Radio Meetup. The purpose of this meet up is to offer a space to enthusiasts to gather and chat it up in person. We also want to offer advice on obtaining your license and how to study up for the test. Below is a list of topics/things we will be covering in the first meetup.

• Introduction To TechShop by Lead DC Andy Leer

• Info for Newbies(What is Ham) 

• Pittsburgh and Ham 

• Open Floor for any Groups/Clubs

• Swap Meet - Sell old radios/equipment (Limit Items to standard bankers box size i.e. no 40ft jpoles ;) )

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  • andyleer

    All, Only a few seats left to this Saturday's IOT workshop.

    We'll be using Electric Imp To Connect to the world!



    January 12, 2015

  • Sandy R.

    I usually have folk orchestra practice on Tuesday evening 7:30-9:00.
    Once a month (right after we perform) we have a day off from practice. The 3rd of February is probably a day we'll practice, - unless it is very cold and we cancel. I'd show up at Techshop in that case.

    January 9, 2015

  • Stephen Z.

    Hello All We need to move meeting day to Feb. 3rd Tuesday!

    January 9, 2015

  • ProfessorDoug L.

    Sorry could not make it; flu! :(

    January 7, 2015

  • Stephen Z.

    Hello All, Bring your Arduino and build a keyer to practice your code. We will walk through the the process and build a keyer in the first meeting in a series of meetings centered around,
    Arduino based Ham Radio projects. You will need an
    - Arduino
    - Laptop with programming cable
    - Nokia 5110 LCD display like the on you got in the Techshop Display class.
    - SPDT switch
    - small speaker
    - 1K POT ( I have a couple if you can't find one)
    - LED with 470ohm resister
    - 1N4001 diode
    - DIP relay ( I have several of these if you need one)
    - project proto board
    - some wire jumpers

    If you don't have some of the things you need don't worry come build and have fun!

    January 4, 2015

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