NJ Maker Day 2019

Submitted by KA2PBT on Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:21

NJ maker day logoNew Jersey Makers Day is a statewide celebration of making and maker culture that takes place every March in the Garden State. The primary goal is to enhance community engagement and facilitate connections among New Jersey residents by exploring new and interesting opportunities for community-wide education, entrepreneurship and hands-on learning experiences.

Libraries across New Jersey will be joining schools, museums, and other community spaces March 23 in a statewide celebration of making and maker culture.

Following on from it's success last year, the South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) will demonstrate Amateur Radio and offer soldering classes for young people. Youngsters will have the opportunity to build one of several project offerings including code oscillators, digital clock, digital thermometer, LED flashlight, wireless FM mic, and 8-note music synthesizer.

The event is at:

John F. Kennedy Library (Piscataway Public Library)
500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Additionally, the 721st Mechanized Contest Battalion (721MCB) will activate a station and show off some of it's projects at the:

Warren County Library South West Branch
404 Route 519
Phillipsburg,NJ 08865

Displays to include, an HF station running digital modes, The famous POLE-BOT as well as the groups PRS Car.

More details about NJ MAKER DAY at https://njmakersday.org