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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 […]

OSM MapJam Saturday 18th of June

OpenStreetMap (OSM) Ireland members will meet Saturday 18th of June in Dublin and do OSM mappy stuff on laptops in TOG. Like an indoor mapping party / hack day / social meet up / barcamp.   What is OpenStreetMap? OpenStreetMap is a world wide, open content map. It’s often referred to as the Wikipedia of […]

OSM MapJam Saturday 23rd of April

OpenStreetMap (OSM) Ireland members will meet Saturday 23rd of April in Dublin and do OSM mappy stuff on laptops in TOG. Like an indoor mapping party / hack day / social meet up / barcamp. What is OpenStreetMap? OpenStreetMap is a world wide, open content map. It’s often referred to as the Wikipedia of maps […]

3D Printer Reprep Code Improvement

On Saturday 5th of October from 2pm-6pm TOG is holding a 3D Printer Arduino code improvement day. 3D printers are all the rage at the moment. However they are not without their faults and some of the budget, hobbiest models could do with an improvement or two. The aim of the afternoon will be to […]

Making Emergency Keys

As part of our bi-weekly lockpicking group we regularly test the security of locks. At next weeks meet we will be making our own keys. Emergency keys are handy if you lose, or bend your existing key. They can be made from proper manufactured key blanks, but they can also be made from old plastic bottles, […]