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Blog: Events and Classes

  • International Tabletop Day

    In recognition of International Tabletop Day, the Dallas Makerspace will be hosting a day of tabletop games starting at 11AM on Saturday, March 30th. Feel free to come out and play games like: Settlers of Catan Magic the Gathering Elder Sign Hive Risk: Onyx Edition RoboRally Small World And more… Some members plan to design a new tabletop game as

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  • Upcoming Class: CryptoParty

    Dallas Makerspace will be holding a CryptoParty on February 20th at 7pm, running until about 9pm. CryptoParty is a decentralized, global initiative to introduce basic cryptography tools – such as the Tor anonymity network, public key encryption (PGP/GPG), and OTR (Off The Record messaging) – to the general public. The topic of the CryptoParty being held on the 20th will

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  • DMS Open House 2012 Raffle

    Kineteka Systems, a local electronics manufacturer and distributor of SparkFun, Pololu, Adafruit, and iTeedStudio has donated over $1,000 in prizes for the raflle taking place during DMS’s annual Open House event. Raffle tickets are $5 each, funds from the raffle will be earmarked for acquiring a new laser cutter system for DMS. Tickets will be drawn for prizes starting at 1 pm

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  • Open House 2012

    The Dallas Makerspace will be holding the 3rd annual Open House on Saturday, November 10th. It will run from noon until midnight at 2995 Ladybird Lane, one block east of Walnut Hill Station. There will be excellent food, cool projects, free classes, and lots of stimulating discussion! Come out to see what’s going on! We’ll have: New and vintage electronic

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  • Fall 2012 Amateur Radio Technician Class

    DMS Members Mike Eber (KD5QLN) and Pat Hykkonen (NT5PH) will be teaching an Amateur Radio class for the Technician class license at the Dallas Makerspace. Classes start on Nov 5th at 7:30pm and run each Monday until the 26th when we will have VE’s from the W5YI Group come and administer the tests. Classes are Free, however the test will cost

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  • Tanner Electronics Event 2012

    The Dallas Makerspace, along with sister organization, Dallas Personal Robotics Group (DPRG) will be out for our annual Tanner Electronics event on October 20th. Event will start at 10 am and run till about 2pm. Both groups will have tables set up that showcase some of the neat projects we’ve been working on. This is a great chance for people

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  • Software Freedom Day 2012

    On Saturday, September 15, Dallas Makerspace is hosting the Dallas portion of the world-wide Software Freedom Day event. Everyone is invited to this event, not just computer geeks! Software Freedom Day celebrates our freedom to do what we want with our software, hardware, and other creative works. Big corporations like Apple, Sony, Oracle, etc are working to hard to take

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  • DMS Amateur Radio Field Day 2012

    The newly formed DMS Amatuer Radio Club KD5MS will be participating in the Annual ARRL Field Day. Field Day according to Wikipedia: Field Day is an annual amateur radio exercise, widely sponsored by IARU regions and member organizations, encouraging emergency communications preparedness among amateur radio operators. In the United States, it is typically the largest single emergency preparedness exercise in the country, with over 30,000 operators participating each

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  • Severe Weather and Amateur Radio

    Well it is now officially springtime. And with spring comes severe weather across North Texas as we reside in “Tornado Alley”. Did you ever wonder how the National Weather Service gets its information to issue weather alerts? The NWS enlists volunteers in a program called SkyWarn, usually Amateur Radio Operators, to be their eyes on the street so to speak.

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