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May 192018
 

Also: Pictures and words from Clive Semmens’ recent talk now online.

Announced a couple of weeks ago and taking place in two days time, Andrew Conroy will be the guest speaker at this month’s RISC OS User Group of London meeting. Regularly seen at shows with his CJE Micro’s employee hat on, Andrew exhibited at this year’s Southwest Show in his own right, exhibiting many interfacing projects using the Raspberry Pi and, of course, RISC OS. It is this subject that he will be talking about in London. For more details, please refer to the previous announcement, or the meetings page on the ROUGOL website.

Last month, Clive Semmens was the group’s guest speaker, covering his thirty years working and playing with ARM processors. The page on the ROUGOL website referring to the meeting has since been updated with a few photographs, and links to resources that Clive himself has made available – what he said (PDF), and the pictures supporting his talk.

May 182018
 

The Midlands User Group will be holding its next meeting on Saturday, 19th May – tomorrow – and the guest speaker will be Tom Williamson of Ident Computer, with a talk covering the company’s recent developments, such as the Ident CE, the new arrangement with RISCOSbits acting as a supplier, and 3D printing.

If you wish to attend, the meeting will take place from 2:00pm at The Methodist Church Hall, Greenhill, Blackwell, Bromsgrove, B60 1BL, and there is a small charge to cover the costs of the hall and refreshments.

May 072018
 

There will probably be flashing – but don’t worry, it’ll be LEDs rather than Andrew himself.

The next meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London – ROUGOL – will take place two weeks today, on 21st May, and the guest speaker will be Andrew Conroy.

Although Andrew will be recognised by many people as one of the faces of CJE Micro’s, regularly in attendance as one of the team at RISC OS shows, he also uses RISC OS in his spare time – and his talk in London will centre around one aspect of that: Raspberry Pi interfacing projects, for which he uses BBC BASIC. Continue reading »

May 012018
 

If you’re a RISC OS user in the Southampton area, then Tuesday, 8th May is the date you need to note down – for that is when your local user group next gets together. The meeting, which runs from 7:00pm until 9:00pm, is free to attend – and you can bring along any hardware or software you wish to show off, try out, seek help with, or whatever.

The place to be is the Sports Centre of Itchen College – head for the College Centre, an open area with tables and chairs by the Sports Centre Reception desk – Deacon Road, Southampton.

May 012018
 

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 2nd May, and the subject will be Micro Miscellany – apparently the third such meeting – with members given the opportunity to see and try out a variety of hardware and software, including robotics and Pi-related goodies.

Entry to the meeting is free for members, and costs just £3.00 for non-members. It kicks off at 7:45pm, and if you wish to attend, you should point your nose in the direction of:

West Yorkshire Sports and Social Club,
Sandal Hall Close,
Off Walton Lane,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF2 6ER.
Apr 172018
 

The next meeting of the RISC OS Northwest User Group – RONWUG – takes place on 18th April. Admission is free to the meeting, which is expected to kick off at around 7:30pm, at:

Trafford Metrovick Rugby and Cricket Club,
Finnybank Road,
Sale,
Cheshire,
M33 6LR.
Apr 152018
 

Ask nicely, and he might show you a picture of his 43-incher!

Tomorrow evening, 16th April, is when the RISC OS User Group of London next meets, and the guest speaker will be Clive Semmens, talking on the subject of his time working and playing with ARM processors. Clive’s first encounter with the processor was when he purchased an Archimedes for a classroom in Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides, and some thirty years later he is still using them, having retired as a Senior Technical Author for ARM in 2007.

Admission to the meeting, which kicks off at 7:45pm, is free. Head for the restaurant upstairs at The Blue Eyed Maid, 173 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1HR. Full details of the venue, how to get there, and so on, can be found on ROUGOL’s website.

Apr 052018
 

The next meeting for RISC OS users in and around Southampton will take place on Tuesday, 10th April. As ever, admission is free and anyone is welcome to come along – and there will be at least one small network of RISC OS computers, hopefully with a connection to the internet.

The venue, as usual, is the Sports Centre of Itchen College – look out for the College Centre, an open area with tables and chairs next to the Sports Centre Reception desk. The College car park is accessed from Deacon Road, opposite Whites Road.