Eastern Montana Tech Group

Like Minded People Enjoying Technology

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Friday March 10th, 2017 from 5:30PM to 8:00 PM. Location: City Brew in Miles City MT. All are welcome to attend.

How Semiconductors Work

Understanding how modern semiconductors work requires a basic knowledge of physics. On a remedial level however, it can be simply explained. That is what I will try to do here.  For all the pomp and circumstance, solid state semiconductors are not all that new. K.F. Braun discovered in 1874 that some crystals posses a unilateral Read more about How Semiconductors Work[…]

There Is A New USB Connector And Specification In Town

The original USB bus came in like a storm. In just a couple years it nearly replaced all other common PC connectors. First was the USB A and USB B plugs and sockets and the 1.0 specification. They provided low speed (1.5 Mbps) and full-speed (12 Mbps) data transfer rates and a method for identifying Read more about There Is A New USB Connector And Specification In Town[…]

Raspberry Jam!

We are considering hosting a raspberry Jam to help people share their experiences with the raspberry pi 1/2/3 and Pi Zero. As well as Arduino and similar SBCs. I am currently looking for suggestions for projects for the pi. Here are a few I’ve come up with: Kodi Video Server Using Node-Red and Android/IPhone to Read more about Raspberry Jam![…]

Initial Meet-up

Our Initial Meetup will be held on May 7th, 2016 in Miles City Montana at the Mexico Lindo Restaurant located at 717 S. Haynes behind City Brew. See the Events page for more details. May 2016 Date/Time Event 07/05/2016 19:00 – 21:00 Initial Meetup Mexico Lindo – Miles City, Miles City Montana

A Meetup-like Group for Techies

Welcome to the Eastern Montana Tech Group Site. This site has been put together to aid in forming a group of like minded individuals interested in various technologies in the Eastern Montana area. The goal is to bring together people who enjoy tinkering with computers hardware, software development, electronics, mechanics, 3D printing, CNC machining, etc… Read more about A Meetup-like Group for Techies[…]