Quantum Code Club

The Quantum Code Club is the junior section of the Quantum Amateur Radio & Technology Society. It is designed for youngsters aged 9 to 16 and caters for everyone with an interest in; amateur radio, electronics and computing coding, making and crafting. Meetings We meet twice a month, on the second and fourth Thursday of month when we undertake various practical electronics and computer coding tasks. We have a high ratio of support staff to youngsters and try and aim for one colleague to look after no more than two members throughout the evening. This enables us to support our members and give them as much help as possible. Safe and secure environment Our meetings are held at a local church and are run in accordance with their safeguarding policies and practices. We are also affiliated to the Raspberry Pi Foundation's Code Club and CoderDojo and we have committed to adopting and implementing their safeguarding policies and practices too. All of our support staff have undergone safeguarding training with the Code Club and...
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Quantum Technology Club

The Quantum Technology Club is the senior section of the Quantum Amateur Radio & Technology Society. It is designed for folks aged 16+ and caters for everyone with an interest in; amateur radio, electronics, computing, making and crafting. Meetings We meet twice a month, on the first and third Thursday of month and enjoy practical hands-on sessions, visiting speakers and talks, and a general opportunity to explore, experiment and showcase new technology and skills. Activities We arrange lots of activities for everyone to take part in and enjoy. To-date we have attended and exhibited the Liverpool MakeFest, Norbreck Amateur Radio Rally, supported events at the local library in Ormskirk with fun activities for people to have a go at, run amateur radio special event stations to promote Lancashire Day, SOS Radio Week (supporting the work of the RNLI) and had a weekend away in the Lake District to promote the work of William Preece in Coniston in the development of communications. Quantum Technology Club Membership We...
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PCB Design with EasyEDA

PCB Design with EasyEDA

EasyEDA is an easy-to-use, yet powerful, printed circuit board (PCB) design tool that comes in two variants - desktop and on-line. To-date its producer claims that more than two-and-a-half million designs have been produced by the software; and counting. The software features more than 1 million components and allows you to create create your own, or import libraries that other users have created. Furthermore, there are thousands of ready built projects that you can access as a starting point for your own projects. One of our members, Rob, gave a really interesting talk and demonstration of the software in action at our meeting on the 7th November. You can view his presentation and some useful links using Adobe's Acrobat Reader. ...
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First night of the Quantum Technology Club

First night of the Quantum Technology Club

The Quantum Technology Club, based at Cottage Lane Mission in Ormskirk, held its first ever meeting last night. The organisers, the Quantum Amateur Radio & Technology Society (QuARTS) said they were extremely happy with the turn-out, twenty five fold turned up and thirteen of them signed up for membership on the spot. Those present enjoyed a hands-on introduction to the Raspberry Pi, presented by Derek (G7LFC), and a few other mini-talks on various subjects. Whilst enjoying the free refreshments and slices of Pizza, the raffle draw took place which saw Barry (G4HDU) win the star prize of a new HF/VHF VSWR meter very kindly presented to the club mt by one of the UK's largest amateur radio dealers, Martin Lynch. Images from the night We did take some photographs of the evening but, to be honest, we were all too busy enjoying the evening... " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] About the Quantum Technology Club The Quantum Technology Club has been set up so that folk who are...
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