Category Archives: Space

Farewell Tog 2.0

We used to have a space on a quiet lane near the back of Dublin Castle. Warehouse Unit C on Chancery lane was our place to call home from 2010 till 2015. It was a big step up for us moving from a small office unit on Arron Quay to a proper industrial style unit […]

Hackaday & Tindie Bring-a-Hack Meetup

  We are excited to host Hackaday & Tindie Bring-a-Hack Meetup on Friday 6th of April from 7pm . Our doors will be open for people to drop by and show off a hack or a make. There will be snacks and beverage courtesy of the  Hackaday & Tindie team.  The event is free but ticketed.  Sign up here.  […]

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 […]

Lathe Surgery….update

This is a tale of going to TOG to do one thing, but ending up doing something completely different. The intention was to write some code to talk to some electronic hardware. Actuality was taking the lathe apart. You can’t get more different than that. One of our members reported that the lathe was unusually […]