Special Event at OMG – May 28th, 7pm – Paint and Pizza!
I am honored to announce that the website, Instructables.com, has contact Omaha Maker Group and asked us to participate in theirÂ inaugural “Instructables Build Nights”! The idea for Build Nights is that Instructables picks a topic and sends supplies/materials to select Makerspaces for their use in creating an event around that topic. Â And just to make …
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Contacting the International Space Station
Last Wednesday, OMG member Pat Joseph (KÃ˜CTU) stopped by the Makery to see if we could make contact with the International Space Station, as it passed overhead. The Space Station has a few amateur radio operations on board, and the one we were making contacts with was an automatic mode known as APRS. The automated …
Blowing Smoke: DIY Smoke “Bomb”
Who said bomb? Not me. Not you. Its just smoke, people. Dave gives a great fireworks related demonstration, just in time for the 4th of July. If you ever need to send smoke signals, here’s how: OMG doesn’t recommend you go out and do this on your own without experience and safety equipment. /disclaimer