Nifty Noodles and Drones Accomplished

We had a tremendous turnout for our first Nifty Noodle People event: Nifty Noodles and Drones. Organizers estimated the crowd to be around 40 people, and a variety of different technology on display. There was an amateur radio go kits, APRS displays, raspberry pi homebrew tablets, z-wave home automation and monitoring, and of course drones. […]

The Awesome List

The Awesome List

The noodles are maintaining an ‘awesome list’ of links to information online about drones.  It’s a great place to not only get started, but also to share what you know!

Nifty Noodle website is coming together.

I spent the entire weekend working feverishly on a new website for the “Nifty Noodle People”. For those interested, I went with WordPress for our backend, and I have probably tried around 2 dozen different themes or plugins before finally settling on the Eventica theme with “The Events Calendar” plugin. This combination of technologies will […]

BCTC to host first event

We have spoken directly withDavid DiPasquale, the Administrative Director for the Bedford County Technical Center. Upon learning of our prior skills nights and new rebranding efforts, he became very interested in the project. He has spoken with the superintendents and everyone is on board for hosting this event at the BCTC on April 8th. We […]

Skills Night Reborn

In 2016, the Bedford County Amateur Radio Society brought a brand new kind of event to Central Pennsylvania, called a Skills Night. Skills Night is a “geeks night out”. This is a no-cost, informal, free-form night of food, games, and sharing of interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) related hobbies. BCARS put on three separate […]