Member Meeting Minutes for February 6, 2013

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Minutes by Agenda Topic

  • Attendees:
    • Scott'
    • Matt B.
    • Sarita
    • Adam
    • JP
    • Robert
    • Scott^2
    • Dan
    • Jeremy


  • Called to order at:

7:31

Visitors

New Members

  • None (Frowny Face)

Recent Events

  • Thu Jan 17: Carnegie Museum of Art Culture Club making event
  • Fri Jan 18: Magnetic Levitation
  • Fri Jan 25: FiniSH IT Friday
  • Fri Feb 1: DIY Snow Machines (Gabe)

Upcoming Events

  • Thu Feb 7: Pittsburgh Geek Night
  • Thu Feb 7: Lockpick Club / Steel City Hackers
  • Fri Feb 8: Lego and Arduino Projects (Matt B)
  • Mon Feb 11: UAV Meetup
  • Tue Feb 12: Open Source Fab Meetup
  • Fri Feb 15: Intro to resistors, capacitors, component labeling (JayPee & Sarita)
  • Sat Feb 16: Techshop Maker's Meetup (Tentative)
  • Sat Feb 16: Wreckless Arcade Tournament
  • Sun Feb 17: Q1 Shop Cleanup (Electronics Area)
  • Fri Feb 22: FiniSH IT Friday or Intro to FIRST
  • Sat Feb 23: CLASS: Design your own circuit boards (Matt B)
  • Fri Mar 1:
  • Fri Mar 8:
  • Fri Mar 15:
  • Fri Mar 22:
  • Fri Mar 29:
  • Potential Friday Night talks/events:
    • Hard drive rescue
    • Costuming
    • Flat panel speakers
    • Shop Show-and-Tell (Quarterly) (mid March)
    • Intro to Ham Radio/Test Prep (early March)

Unscheduled Classes

  • Public welding class
  • Ham radio test (late March/April)
  • CNC milling
  • Q1 Learn to Solder (March)

Project/Shop Updates

  • Window Lights project - lights acquired, to be placed in window "soon"?
  • Electronics Workstation - next steps?
    • Need to organize electronics components
  • 3D Printer
    • Finishing build: Valve time frame - it's done when it's done
  • Server Rack
    • coming along, is powered, will be available for member's use
  • Make Magazine subscription
  • Security cameras

New Business

  • FIRST Robotics Competition