March 2000

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Robot: Cherry Blossom Larry Barello shares his Mini-Sumo robot
Audio Detector Circuit Here is a great circuit for detecting a 3.6khz tone. Taken from our list server as contributed by Larry Barello.
Robot: Onesimus Doug Leppard shares a picture of his firefighting robot.

 

Scheduled Events Here is a list of upcoming events and tech sessions
March 18th Our regular monthly meeting
March 18th The SRS regional for the Trinity Fire Fighting Contest following our regular meeting.

 

Quick Notes Interesting bits of news and trivia
Authors Needed! The Encoder is actively seeking authors to help write the Encoder. The key to growing in this hobby is communicating your experiences to others. The Seattle Robotics Society Encoder is one of the premier resources for amateur robotics on the Internet. Each issue is read by thousands of people around the world. Please consider sharing ideas with us. Check out The Encoder Writers Guide for information about how you can help spread the excitement!

 

Hot Links Here are this months list of interesting links. If you find a cool one, send it to us and we will add it to the list of Hot Links. This list will change each month.
Standard Technologies of the Seattle Robotics Society Just getting started? You might like to check out this link that documents some of the standard technologies that the Seattle Robotics Society suggests for those just starting out. This article explains a lot of different aspects about building a robot. Have a look!
http://www.jobbooks.com the Basic Mechanics Book. Learn about mechanical parts, tools, adjustments, and troubleshooting. For technicians, engineers, installers, maintenance and field service jobs. Includes Pneumatics & Hydraulics

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