Omegix/Omegix General Status/2010

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Ordered pig for Pig Roast 2010 Omegix 14:45, 13 October 2010 (CDT)
Put new wire connections on RC Lawn Mower and performed a test run. Oct 12th
Soldered longer wire onto new motor on RC Lawn Mower Oct 6th
Dropped off C02 canisters and valve for booze backpack Oct 5th
Get RC Lawn Mower running around on two motors outside the shop Oct 5th


Started looking into next pig roast Omegix 15:24, 29 September 2010 (CDT)
Researched Motor Control options for RC Lawn Mower Omegix 15:24, 29 September 2010 (CDT)
Worked on RC Lawn Mower Sept 28
Worked on booze backpack with gregabyte Sept 18
Worked on RC Lawn Mower Sept 18
Attended beer brewing session (external project) Sept 18
Finished hackaday android tutorial #3 (Databases) Sept 16
Held welding session for RC Lawn Mower Sept. 13
Attended General Meeting. Took support minutes. Sept. 12


Requested tour of Lincoln Mill for Makers Local 256 Omegix 14:14, 19 July 2010 (CDT)
Finished painting and assembly Speakerbox Restoration and delivered to the P-spot July 16
Picked up another scooter chassis with motor and wheel assembly for RC Lawn Mower as well as batteries to run the motors July 16
Finished repairing the fan remote control July 15
Announced Finance email list on the Discuss list for Omegix 16:14, 9 July 2010 (CDT)
Got contact info for the flying monkey for the Movie fundraiser July 8
Hosted RC Lawn Mower meeting July 8


Worked on X10 Ackis Module June 22, 2010
Visited Theater with MrWorld to get information on how to book theater for event June 22, 2010
Pinged five hackerspaces about a finance mailing list to poll for interest. Contacted Astera about creating the list. Omegix 12:44, 16 June 2010 (CDT)
Worked on X10 Ackis Module Omegix 00:32, 16 June 2010 (CDT)
Worked on X10 Ackis Module Omegix 00:50, 15 June 2010 (CDT)
Attended Board Meeting. Attened HSIS meeting, transitioned out of HSIS Lead. June 14th
Attended Summer Noms 2010 planning lunch at Preaux's June 13
Added new underlying functions to X10 Ackis Module that will soon allow users to alias their modules without manually editing the config file. Omegix 19:34, 11 June 2010 (CDT)
Submitted NGC grant application for Makers Local Omegix 14:03, 11 June 2010 (CDT)
Worked on stencil and spraypainted corner plates silver for Speakerbox Restoration June 10th
Published Version 2.0 of X10 Ackis Module. Started work on Version 2.1 June 9th
Worked on X10 Ackis Module Omegix 22:09, 7 June 2010 (CDT)
Attended PR Meeting Omegix 22:09, 7 June 2010 (CDT)
Worked on Speakerbox Restoration


Started Speakerbox Restoration project with the help of Gregabyte, Katie, and Brimstone May 26th
Did some angle grinding on the RC Lawn Mower chassis May 19th, 2009
Brainstormed some on the Lunch Ackis Module Omegix 16:48, 19 May 2010 (CDT)
Spent some time familiarizing and troubleshooting GNUcash for the ML256 Treasury import of year 2009 Omegix 16:48, 19 May 2010 (CDT)
Updated RC Lawn Mower wiki Omegix 17:16, 18 May 2010 (CDT)
Typed up supplementary notes from board meeting and notes from finance meeting. Called state farm and confirmed that we have a payment due tomorrow Omegix 17:16, 18 May 2010 (CDT)
Attended Finance Committee Meeting May 17, 2010
Attended Board Meeting May 17, 2010
Worked on RC Lawn Mower May 14, 2010
Purchased Sea Foam for the RC Lawn Mower Omegix 14:31, 10 May 2010 (CDT)
Spent six hours picking up a free lawn mower for the RC Lawn Mower project. BAH. Spent another three hours doing design and showing the make shop to potential members. May 8th


Visited GumboLabs hackerspace in New Orleans April 29th
Posted a wanted add for the RC Lawn Mower project, and used it as an opportunity to advertise to a niche audience Omegix 16:10, 28 April 2010 (CDT)
Attended HSIS Meeting, played with Ethan's electrolysis HHO making contraption April 26, 2010
Showed katie, visiting from HacDC, around the make shop April 26, 2010
Attended cleanout of Qore's old equipment Omegix 14:17, 8 April 2010 (CDT)
Installed heyu and communicated with my X10 cm11a for the X10 Ackis Module 4/7/2010
Setup Scrounge session at Qore for makers local folk 4/6/2010
Created page for One Wire Computer Omegix 08:59, 2 April 2010 (CDT)
Attended Annual Meeting & helped brainstorm at Finnegans afterwards April 19th


Manned the UAH Expo Table March 31st
Helped out at the Shop Cleanup Day March 27th
Attended HSIS meeting. Retrieved a CF card for testing the firmware for shitty camera from karrika Omegix 10:25, 23 March 2010 (CDT)
Got the power turned back on at the shop Omegix 16:27, 17 March 2010 (CDT)
Purchased smoke detectors for shop Omegix 13:29, 16 March 2010 (CDT)
Attended Members Meeting Mar 15
Recruited for volunteers for Mar 31st UAH EXPO Omegix 14:13, 11 March 2010 (CST)
Added !Alert and X10 description to hackerspace software Omegix 14:16, 11 March 2010 (CST)
Helped clean up and attended Hammer Time tutorial March 10th
Worked on 32 bit D programming environment Omegix 23:23, 8 March 2010 (CST)
Attended HSIS meeting Omegix 23:23, 8 March 2010 (CST)
Attended Hackerspace Call-in/2010-03 for Makers Local 256, and for soliciting Hackerspace Awards involvement/categories Mar 7th
Looked at some Canon cameras for HSIS while at Unclaimed Baggage Mar 6th
Did some D&D Table brainstorming with MrWorld and Dickie Mar 5
Presented 5 minute informative with Brimstone on the HSIS to the HAL5 group at the Huntsville public library Mar 5
Posted article on Hackerspace Awards to HA: Call for Categories Omegix 17:31, 4 March 2010 (CST)
Set date (Mar 9th) to meet up with Powers to work on Google App Engine Omegix 13:49, 4 March 2010 (CST)
Talked to midsouthmakers and Mudflap (HC) about starting up the next Hackerspace Meetup Omegix 09:53, 4 March 2010 (CST)
Posted Twitter Scavenger Hunt article in the Huntsville livejournal community Omegix 09:28, 4 March 2010 (CST)
Participated in HSIS Meeting Mar 1st
Troubleshot serial port persistance with Brimstone on the server that Bottlerocket and mod_X10 are installed on Mar 1st
Requested\Received a wordpress account. Requested email account for omegix, as well as HackerspaceAwards alias account Omegix 16:08, 1 March 2010 (CST)
Advertised Hammer class on general email list and in the channel topic Omegix 16:08, 1 March 2010 (CST)


Took shop measurements for Virtual Shop Feb 27
Hooked up X10 module (A3) to the PartyBall. posted command to activate it to the #makerslocal channel Omegix 14:19, 26 February 2010 (CST)
Looked for neutral wire in the light socket. Could not find it. Omegix 14:19, 26 February 2010 (CST)
Added Hackerspace Awards to Hackespace Call-in meeting Omegix 14:19, 26 February 2010 (CST)
Set date of next HSIS meeting Omegix 09:48, 25 February 2010 (CST)
advertised HA in channels and email Feb 24
Re-started Chicken Roast Omegix 14:03, 23 February 2010 (CST)
Got fire code requirements for our building from teh fire marshall. Reported findings back to the board, waiting on instructions. Omegix 14:03, 23 February 2010 (CST)
Updated meeting minutes Meetings/2010-02#Meeting_Notes Omegix 09:26, 23 February 2010 (CST)
Attended first HSIS meeting Feb 22
Attended General Meeting at Makers Local Feb 22
Updated Pig Roast page with lessons learned (in case we're masochistic enough to try this twice!) Omegix 16:30, 22 February 2010 (CST)
spent 12 hours at the Pig Roast. sooo tired. Feb 20th
Coordinated sponsors for charcoal, wood, and ice for Pig Roast Omegix 15:31, 18 February 2010 (CST)
Contacted about potentially setting up a email account Omegix 15:31, 18 February 2010 (CST)
Contacted benelene about helping with info flier for Hackerspace Awards Omegix 15:31, 18 February 2010 (CST)
Attended the general Brainstorm meeting for ML256 Feb 17, 2010
Announced HSIS Interest Meeting for ML256 Omegix 14:25, 16 February 2010 (CST)
Called Fire Marshall about fire extinguisher regulations Omegix 15 February 2010 (CST)
Contacted Jay at Workshop88 about collaborating on Hackerspace Awards Omegix 17:17, 11 February 2010 (CST)
Installed mod_X10 and associated hardware in the Makers Local server closet, with Matt and Kinsey's awesome assistance :) Omegix 21:19, 10 February 2010 (CST)
Continued Hackerspaces Award conversation. Focused on award recipient selection. Omegix 09:40, 10 February 2010 (CST)
Troubleshot Ackis X10 Module for remote connectivity Feb 9th
Started Hackerspace Awards conversation in hackerspaces mailing list Feb 9th
Worked on GPS Puzzle Box. Imported gps libraries. Fixed short in gps breakout board. Feb 9th
Took video and pictures of Gregabyte's aluminum forge for the front page Feb 9th
Implemented some missing remote ackis module code that was missing Omegix 21:42, 8 February 2010 (CST)
Added new functionalities to Ackis X10 Module Feb 6th
Rode the Chicken Roast failboat. But was able to pitch in some quality labor at cleanup day Feb 6th
Fixed ModuleOFF function in Ackis X10 Module. Contacted Spacefelix about X10 flourescent switch install Omegix 09:31, 5 February 2010 (CST)
Worked on Ackis X10 Module Omegix 01:04, 5 February 2010 (CST)
Posted Pig Roast advertisements to ML256 blog, and facebook. Submitted a PSA to NPR for event. Omegix 01:04, 5 February 2010 (CST)
Coordinated for Chicken Roast Omegix 01:04, 5 February 2010 (CST)
Coordinated with Tim and Kinsey for the electronics equipment purchase\transport. Omegix 16:15, 2 February 2010 (CST)
Coordinated with Alii to take care of silent auction for Pig Roast Omegix 16:15, 2 February 2010 (CST)


Generated pdf copies of the member's 2009 Annual Receipts for their taxes (for the ones that donated more than $250). Emailed them to Tim. Omegix 14:52, 27 January 2010 (CST)
Added more content to How_to_write_D_modules Omegix 13:43, 27 January 2010 (CST)
Did some Pig Roast Coordination Omegix 13:43, 27 January 2010 (CST)
Worked on X10 Ackis Module Omegix 23:55, 26 January 2010 (CST)
Created tool that checks to make sure each name in the "Running Total" sheet is Unique. This allows the Annual Receipt Tool to query on a user without worries of alternative spellings. "Jeffrey Cotten" vs. "Jeff Cotten" vs. "Jeff Cotton" Omegix 16:03, 26 January 2010 (CST)
Created Annual Receipt creation tools to the Makers Local accounting googledoc Omegix 15:42, 26 January 2010 (CST)
Added Email from Don about robotics meetup to front of site Omegix 10:24, 26 January 2010 (CST)
Worked on the X10 Ackis Module Jan 25
Received an update from an ECHO board member at NGC. We were passed on this cycle's request for a charitable donation, but they would like to hear from us again in the future. Omegix 14:12, 25 January 2010 (CST)
Added Chicken Roast for Preaux Omegix 09:22, 25 January 2010 (CST)
Added How_to_write_D_modules beginners guide Omegix 09:22, 25 January 2010 (CST)
Finished breakout board for GPS module for GPS Puzzle Box. Toyed with some of the potential GPS libraries for arduino. Jan 23
Revised proposal for donation recognition fundraiser Jan 22
Helped tag some items in storage for salvage Jan 22, Jan 23
Worked on X10 Ackis Module Jan 21, Jan 22, Jan 23, Jan 24
Created page for X10 Ackis Module Omegix 17:00, 21 January 2010 (CST)
Participated in Pig Roast discussion on IRC. Determined price for event Omegix 16:13, 21 January 2010 (CST)
Added some topics to the next board meeting agenda. Added some helpful links to the wiki for new members. Omegix 22:14, 20 January 2010 (CST)
Participated in hackerspaces email list, contributed list of financial software solutions to the wiki Jan 20
Helped clean up for DnD 101 class at shop Jan 19 2010
Met with MrWorld and Powers to generate characters for DnD 101 Jan 18 2010
Sent out meeting reminder about DnD 101 to Announce list Omegix 11:13, 18 January 2010 (CST)
Visited freeside Atlanta hackerspace. MrWorld wrote down some ideas generated from the visit Jan 16
Read article and wrote a synopsis for the board on writing receipts. See link in Writing Receipts for article. Omegix 23:51, 14 January 2010 (CST)
Worked on GPS Puzzle Box. Stripped GPS interface wires in preperation of creating a breakout board. 12 January 2010
Spent time showing potential members around the shop. Karrika, Zach, EvilMike 12 January 2010
Inquired about moving board meeting so it doesn't conflict with DnD 101 Omegix 09:42, 6 January 2010 (CST)
Inquired with Preaux about getting rotisserie early to hook a motor up to it Omegix 09:42, 6 January 2010 (CST)
Did some confirmations and brainstorming for Pig Roast Omegix 14:46, 4 January 2010 (CST)
Sent Simon an email inquiring about completion of his stage Omegix 14:46, 4 January 2010 (CST)