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AWS 49

Post by BeligerAnt » Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:20 pm

Any volunteers to run AWS 49?
Nominally sometime in March 2016.
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Re: AWS 49

Post by Spaceman » Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:39 pm

Might be intrested in running somthing next year. Would need help tho.
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Re: AWS 49

Post by BeligerAnt » Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:59 pm

Help is generally available from several of the "old timers". If you have a venue we can hold an AWS! :)
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Re: AWS 49

Post by Spaceman » Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:16 pm

Will see what I can do
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Re: AWS 49

Post by Spaceman » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:02 am

http://www.abingdonanddistrictconservat ... neave.html

Looking at this venue. Only issue is it lacks many mains sockets. Opinions?
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Re: AWS 49

Post by joey_picus » Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:18 pm

There'll be enough people turning up with extension leads that it should be able to be worked around - if there's only two for the entire room then that might be a problem, but generally people are resourceful enough to work around that (and these days I just arrive with seven or eight pre-charged battery packs and don't need to plug anything in!)
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Re: AWS 49

Post by Nixon » Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:27 pm

Got talking to the guys at the makerspace in Liverpool and have offered us the workshop as a venue. I'll happily help run it if there's interest.

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Re: AWS 49

Post by Shakey » Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:50 pm

If you have any idea of the size of the place? That could be pretty good.
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Re: AWS 49

Post by Nixon » Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:16 pm

There's a few rooms. One easily big enough for the arena and then 2 rooms in the workshops with a pile of desks where people could set up their bots. I'll get a rough estimate of size Thursday when I'm next there. Best of all they said if it's a not for profit event, we can the space for free.

Here's the Makerspace's website if anyone's interested:

http://doesliverpool.com/

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Re: AWS 49

Post by Shakey » Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:15 pm

The only problem I really see is that it's quite far north for an ant event and it may be difficult for a lot of people to get there. I know it's about 4 hours from me so I probably wouldn't be able to get there.
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