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Sunday, 28 October 2018

Helping Staines Street Angels with communication on the streets


The Chertsey radio club is helping local goodwill project "Staines Street Angels" by supplying and setting up several handheld radio's and a base station, so they can keep in contact with each other and help ensure their safety whilst out on the streets of Staines.





ISS SSTV NASA at 60

Images captured by Bob M6FLT

 










Monday, 22 October 2018

20th Egham Raspberry Jam

Freeby finger lights up for grabs from the Chertsey Stall

Virtual Buildathon electronics projects

Shot showing Vbuild and Astro pi demo and also the PiRate FM demo

Class is set up ready to go

Second shot of the class room

Demonstrating the Astro_Pi




Told you there were lights up for grabs!


PiRate FM demonstration

Here are some of our vbuild electronics projects















The end of Astro Pi Mission zero presentation



Great afternoon had by Chertsey Radio Club












This is what we came up with for the finger lights

Sunday, 21 October 2018

ESA Mission Zero Python coding challenge Presentation by James M0JFP at Egham Raspberry Jam



James M0JFP presented Mission Zero, an opportunity to have your Python code run on the International Space station. He stepped through explaining what the Sense hat was and why it was developed and sent to the space station. He then worked through examples of code showing the Children how to display their names, take the temperature and some simple graphics.

You can download the lesson plan and sample code from GitHub