Monday, September 14, 2009

eBuild-A-Thon and BBQ

By Invitation
Eldon Brown - WA0UWH
is again Sponsoring a 

"eBuild-A-Thon and Bar-B-Que"

For Local Area
HAMs and
Hobby Electronic Builders
The Mariah Ridge Ranch
11625 263rd AVE SE 
Monroe, WA 98272

The Third Saturday of each Month
10:00am - 5:00pm

Aug 15, 2009 - Done
Sep 19, 2009 - Done
Oct 17, 2009 - Done
Nov 21, 2009 - Done
Dec 19, 2009 - Done

2010 Events - Not Scheduled yet

No Admission Charge
Just Friends Having Fun

This is an Invitation-Only Event, 
But, if you have heard me talk about it,
you are invited.

Come Join the Fun; 
Bring a Project, Start a Project,
or Just Eat, Talk and Watch others
with their Projects.

This event is for
Beginners and Experts alike,
Ask, Learn, Teach, Show and Tell.

To help us plan for expected attendance - please sign up below.

Please RSVP Here

Additional Presenters, Demonstrations and Facilitators are needed and Welcome ( describe on the sign up sheet ).

In case of inclement weather - lots of covered Bar-B-Que space is available

A Typical Project - A Direct Conversion Receiver

A Quick Project - A Crystal Oscillator

The eBuild-A-Thon

Demonstrations of printed circuit board; drawing and layout, printing, and etching will be provided.

Bring your; Ideas, Projects, PCB  Art work, Laptop or Files, Soldering Iron, Small Tools,  Parts, and Circuit Board Material.

Some parts and circuit board material will be made available on site for purchase.

Power and work bench space are available.

Demonstrated Building Techniques can be included upon request:
  • Laser Print Etching
  • The Manhattan Style
  • The Ugly Style
  • The Vector Board
  • Surface Mount Techniques
For the beginner, Sample projects will be suggested.

Internet, WIFI, and Laser Printer Service will be available.

A PCB Etch will be available.

Shop and Sheet Metal Tools Available (usable with instruction or your expertise):
  • Shears
  • Notcher
  • Punch
  • Box and Pan Break
For the more ambitious, other larger tools are available (usable with instruction or proficiency and as time permits):
  • Mill
  • Lathe
  • Drill Press
  • Drill Mill
  • Saws
  • Wood Working Shop Tools
  • Grinder
  • Buffers
  • TIG, MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter

Oh yes, the Bar-B-Que:
  • A Bar-B-Que fire pit will be provided, bring your own Hamburger or Dogs, and Pop for drinks.
  • Buns, Chips and Condiments will be provided.
  • After lunch, Walks around the Ranch, up to the Ridge, and to WoodsCreek are suggested, maybe bring a fly rod?

Young builders, 12 year of age or older with building projects, are welcome with an accompany adult ( we love them, but DO NOT have facilities or activities for small children, please leave them at home to play ).


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