M615 Howard Watkins Group Leader
M674 Paul Miller Secretary and Deputy Leader
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Previously TVAG used to meet on the first Tuesday of every month at Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1LD, approximately 1 mile south of J11 of the M4, just off the A33.
Arrive from 7pm, sit down 7:30, finish by 10pm. Each of us contribute a £3 donation to our hosts.
Meetings include some or all of the following:
We have visited the McKinley model railway in Bournemouth, and Pete Waterman's extensive layout.
We periodically have Tuesday evening tutorials. For example we have had one on surface mount, Jeff Pike gave us a demonstration of his radio controlled 4mm road vehicles.
|19:30 02-Feb||MERG Thames Valley Area Group (TVAG) meeting||Clive Essery on "Understanding Programming for the Terrified" part 2.||This will be a ZOOM meeting|
|19:30 02-Mar||MERG Thames Valley Area Group (TVAG) meeting||John Gowers will present "A way to add LED lighting to coaches and avoid the dreaded flicker"||This will be a ZOOM meeting|
|19:30 06-Apr||MERG Thames Valley Area Group (TVAG) meeting||Doug Kightley on “My T Gauge layouts and How I’ve implemented MERG DCC on them”||This will be a ZOOM meeting|
|19:30 04-May||MERG Thames Valley Area Group (TVAG) meeting||Nick Murphy on his experiments with the second generation RFID.||This will be a ZOOM meeting|