EAA284 Chapter Meeting June 12 2016

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its June 2016 chapter meeting on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Red Stewart Airfield at 2:30 PM. Here some news of interest to chapter member planning to attend Airventure in Oshkosh Wisconsin this year that we can discuss at Sunday’s meeting:

EAA Offers Group Camping reservations

The EAA is now offering group camping reservations for up to 4 sites for a flat rate of $247.00. The The basic rate for staying in Camp Scholler is $27/day. The $247 rate is equivalent to 9 days of camping. I normally arrive late the Wednesday before the show opens and generally stay for a total of 10 days. I arrive early to mark out camping sites for chapter members and some folks from the Fisher Builders group. It appears that I would have to pay for the 4 reservations in advance for a total of $988.00. If the chapter opts for this program I would have to have member’s money in time to make the reservation.
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EAA284 Chapter Meeting May 15 2016

Just a reminder that the May EAA 284 Chapter meeting will be held on the 3rd Sunday this month and not on the usual 2nd Sunday
We make this change every year so that our members can share Mothers Day with their families.

Our meeting will be on Sunday May 15, 2016 2:30 PM at Red Stewart Airfield (40I) Waynesville, OH.

EAA284 Chapter Meeting April 10 2016

The April meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Red Stewart Airfield, (40I), Waynesville, OH. Time 2:30 PM.

In late February chapter member Rod Thompson attended the EAA SportAir workshop on sheet metal basics that was conducted at the Clermont County Airport. He will give a report on what he learned at this 2-day workshop.

We are always looking for programs. If you know of a program that we be of interest the chapter members pleas let me know so the we can schedule that program.

As always member sharing about projects is encouraged at all of our meetings.

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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Feb 14 2016

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its February Chapter meeting on Sunday February 14, 2016, Red Stewart Airfield (40I), Waynesville OH at 2:30 PM. We will be discussing the EAA Youth Protection Program. Every Member is urged to obtain their background check.

Member project sharing.

Is anybody making the Raspberry PI based ADS-B in receiver? if so give us an update on your progress. Dean gives this web site for a good price ($58.50) – LINK
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EAA284 Chapter Meeting Jan 10 2016

The January meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be held at Red Stewart Airfield on Sunday January 10, 2016 at 2:30 PM.

Dean Mowery will be doing a presentation on inexpensive ADS-B Receivers for both IOS (Ipad) and Android devices. Topics that Dean will cover are ADS-B, AHARS, FLUX-Gate, GPS and MEMS. The systems are built around a Raspberry Pi 2 and SDR dongles. This will be a hands on demonstration. I have a couple files that give information and links for building various systems; let me know if you are interested in reading them. For you android users I will be bringing several extra OTG cables so you can test your Android devices.
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EAA284 Chapter meeting on Dec 13 2015

EAA Chapter 284 will hold its December meeting on Sunday, December 13th at 2:30 PM at Red Stewart Airfield. I apologize for the late notice. I realize that this is the holiday season and many of you may have other plans, but I hope that everyone will be able to attend.

Member sharing is always a part of every meeting. I will be bringing some information on calibrating iron for fabric shrinking. a sample of Oratex fabric and an assembled cable fashioned with roll swagged fittings rather than Nicopress fittings.Bring what ever you have to share.

You can pay your dues for 2016 at this meeting. $20.00 for the year.

Bob Luken