Shropshire LUG carry the message about Linux and Open Source to the public again this September
The group has a table to show Linux, open source software and hardware to radio amateurs and others attending the Telford Hamfest organised by Telford and District Amateur Radio Society.
Members come along and support us and anyone interesed come along and say hi.
We hope to have radio related setup (based on HamOS Linux distro) connected to a radio to transmit and receive contacts, also a Reprap owned by Chris G and also decoding systems to show weather satellite imagery and possibly some Raspberry Pi things.
I'm sure many of us here are getting long enough in the tooth that we need to move PCBs and other parts away from you in order to focus on them.
Conversely or should I say perversely the world is intent in puting millions of components on boards that look like dust and writing that is in some
sub nano metre font. Connectors are little better at least when they are designed for humans, get the "robot only" ones then you are once again in the same senario.
My solution for this is simple, take photos, yes it is that simple a good macro function on your compact or better still a macro lens on your DSLR and you can once
again see clearly.
Don't be a hero strugling with a crappy magnifier take a photo zoom it up as much as you need, it's also good as a memory aid or to add pizaz to your reviews or at least fill some space up when you are