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October 2018 Social Battery swap in electric vehicle talk

This October Social on Saturday 20th October 2018, along with the usual chat, craic and fun, we will also have an Electric vehicle theme. See this link for more details There will also be a quick talk from Jonathan Fitzpatrick, who removed the electric vehicle battery from his 2011 car and upgraded to a 2015 […]

October 2018 Open Social – Electric Vehicle Theme

At the October 2018 Social night on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 7pm we will have a normal open social night where anyone can drop by and we will have a theme of Electric Vehicles. We plan on having a few Electric Vehicle owners attend, and you can have a look around the cars, along […]

Students to contact space station as it passes over Cork, using Amateur Radio

Event is now over. Watch the live recording on this link: Note you may want to watch the entire show from the start including the music, animations and build up. Students of Glanmire Community College will get to have a live Amateur Radio link up with the International Space Station as it passes over Cork.

Live Amateur Radio Link up with International Space Station

There will be a live video stream on youtube on Thursday 19th October at 12:30pm Irish time (11:30 UTC) here:   Event over now. Recording here:    

Italian Astronaut to launch into space this week, then talk to Irish students from the space station

TOG members have been busy helping to organise a school contact using Amateur Radio between two schools and the International Space Station as it passes over Ireland. The event is organised as part of ARISS, which is a working group that helps schedule live link ups using Amateur Radio Equipment on board the ISS. While […]

Night of Talks, Undersea and Space Thursday 17th of November

As part of Science week, TOG will be having some events We are privileged to be having a talk by Doctor Marc Ó Gríofa about his work with NASA, training astronauts in extreme environments simulating life on Mars and zero gravity on the International Space Station. Marc is a Physician, Scientist & Engineer along with […]