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https://vicpimakers.ca/ (https://vicpimakers.ca)

Interested in going beyond laptops and desktop computers into the exciting world of computer programming, electronics, prototyping, robotics, and embedded Linux systems? Or do you just want to use your Raspberry Pi or Arduino to learn programming, or build a robot, or put together a weather station for your school or home? We are a group of people of all ages, abilities and skills who want to learn how to make use of the latest embedded devices to power our creative imagination.

Upcoming events (5)

Linux SIG (Virtual)

Quality Foods, Upstairs Large Boardroom

Get together, enjoy coffee, and talk Linux. Everyone is welcome. We'll be meeting Virtually this month, as Quality Foods has closed the board rooms due to the Covid-19 outbreak. https://meet.jit.si/vicpivlug

Flask: A lightweight Web Development Framework


9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation 10a Presentation Flask is a micro web framework written in Python. Applications that use the Flask framework include Pinterest and LinkedIn.

NetSIG: DNS/DNSv6 How the Domain Name Service works

NetSIG is a Special Interest Group focused on computer networking - building networks for today and tomorrow! In this session we'll take a close look at DNS, A and AAAA records. Please bring a laptop with wireshark installed.

ADSB Multiple Feeds


9:30-10a Cocktails & Conversation 10a Presentation Interested in feeding your data to more than just Flightradar24 or Flight Aware? Unsure which feeder to install first? Confused by which dump1090 fork to install? This presentation will demonstrate installing one feeder on your Raspberry Pi and then discuss the quirks to setting up the additional feeders (ADS-B Exchange, AirNav RadarBox, OpenSky Network, and Plane Finder) so that they all play nice together. ADS-B Exchange: https://www.adsbexchange.com/ AirNav RadarBox: https://www.radarbox24.com/ Flight Aware: https://flightaware.com/ Flightradar24: https://www.flightradar24.com/ OpenSky Network: https://opensky-network.org/ Plane Finder: https://planefinder.net/

Past events (150)

NetSIG: 802.11 MIMO and RF Technology Primer


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