Sun05Jul202013:00 - 15:00Waitohi Centre (Johnsonville Library)
The programme for the afternoon involves:
1] HIVE makerspace introduction and demonstration
Tūhura HIVE is the makerspace and sound studio, located on the lower ground floor of Johnsonville Library at the Waitohi Community Hub. It has facilities for:
- 3D printing
- 3D scanning
- Laser cutting
- Audio recording studio
One of the Makerspace Specialists will give a 30 minute introduction and discussion about the facilities available for our use.
The talk / walkthrough on what is available, objective of the space, how we could use the space / get involved (either individually or as a group)
For those interested we’ll look to the demonstration of sample project using the laser cutter
2] For the second part of the afternoon John ZL2XJ will give a short talk / demonstration of the NanoVNA and the associated PC software tool to test filters and antennas
We will finish promptly at 3pm as we have only a 2 hour booking. Everybody is invited to join us upstairs at Common Ground Café (at cost) afterwards as no tea and coffee will be provided.
Sun19Jul202012 noon - 2pmZL2BD QTH: 1 Winsley Tce, Churton Park
Come along to our shared lunch! It is also a chance to reminisce. We will have some material from yesteryear to share, but bring along some stories with you of the good old days as well.
Tea/coffee provided. Bring hot or cold food to share for lunch.
Sun02Aug202013:00 - 15:00To be confirmed
[To be confirmed] An introduction to these cheap tools by Ted ZL2TB
Sun16Aug202013:00 - 15:00Venue to be confirmed
Sun06Sep202013:00 - 15:00Onine via Zoom - Details to come on website
How to make a 40m Magnetic Loop. This will include detailed instructions associated with constructing a high voltage butterfly capacitor for sale on our marketplace. This event will be open broadcast and recorded for reference later on our website.
Sun20Sep202013:00 - 15:00Venue to be confirmed
Sun04Oct202013:00 - 15:00To be confirmed - may be online via ZoomBernard ZL2BD will lead a workshop about HF Linear Amplifiers and Power measurement
Sun18Oct20201pm - 3pmVenue to be confirmed
Bring out your homebrew construction project to have a go at winning the annual Blackwood Cup (which has been fought over since the early 1930s).
Sun01Nov20201pm-3pm2 Derry Hill, Churton Park (ZL1AXG QTH)
This is a practical step-by-step demonstration from Mike ZL1AXG showing how to put together a hotspot for your shack. Malcolm ZL2UDF showed off his hotspot back in April. While this is a different configuration the principles remain the same.
If you plan to add a hotspot, Mike will provide a list of component modules required (and suggested sources) a couple of months in advance of this session.