Who Are We?

The Electronics & Amateur Radio Society is run by a committee of 9 students at the University of Surrey: President: Alex Pirie Treasurer: Rishika Narayan Secretary: David Rees Electronics Officer: Phil Bladen Space Officer: Daniel Spindelbauer Radio Officer: Laurence Stant Publicity and Outreach Officer: Vacant Sysadmin and IT Officer: Ted Messinezis

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Our Facilities

EARS Facilities EARS has many facilities, all of which are available for our member’s use. Notable facilities include the Makerspace, located in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and the Shack, located at 46AB05. Both the Makerspace and the Shack are available for member’s use 24/7. The EARS Makerspace hosts our Ultimaker 2 3D Printer, 4-channel oscilloscopes, a CNC machine, well equiped soldering stations and smaller equipment and components necessary for electronics projects. The…

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Python Course Session 4

Python Course Session 4

Python Course Session 4 Objects What is an object? Attributes and method functions Defining objects Using Objects Mini Project   In case you missed a session or would like to follow along with our course in your own time we’ve posted the slides used in the course below.   To find out more about our Python Course click here. Our Arduino course was created by and is currently being taught by Will Singer. If you…

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Python Course Session 3

Python Course Session 3

Python Course Session 3 Functions and Modules What is a function? What is a module Importing and using a module Defining our own functions   In case you missed a session or would like to follow along with our course in your own time we’ve posted the slides used in the course below.   To find out more about our Python Course click here. Our Arduino course was created by and is currently being taught…

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Python Course Session 2

Python Course Session 2

Python Course Session 2 Lists and For Loops What is a list? How to navigate a list For loops in Python The range function   In case you missed a session or would like to follow along with our course in your own time we’ve posted the slides used in the course below.   To find out more about our Python Course click here. Our Arduino course was created by and is currently being taught…

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Python Course Session 1

Python Course Session 1

Python Course Session 1 Variables and Conditionals What is a variable? Variable Types and casting What is a conditional? If, For, When AND/OR Keywords range() Function I/O Flow Control Exercise   In case you missed a session or would like to follow along with our course in your own time we’ve posted the slides used in the course below.   To find out more about our Python Course click here. Our Arduino course was created…

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Python Course Session 0

Python Course Session 0

Python Course Session 0 Introduction to Python and Linux Why use Python? Introduction to Linux Difference between Python Shell and Script A quick introduction to variables and I/O   In case you missed a session or would like to follow along with our course in your own time we’ve posted the slides used in the course below.   To find out more about our Python Course click here. Our Arduino course was created by and…

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Arduino Course Session 4

Arduino Course Session 4

Arduino Course Session 4 Advanced Arduino Features Shift Register for more IO Interrupts to speed up code Timer Interrupts EEPROM If you missed our course or would like to follow along with the course online, feel free to watch our Youtube video above (coming soon). Our Arduino course was originally created by Seb Goscik. The 2015 course is being presented by Matt Isbell and organised by Marta Vicaro. This session was presented by our guest presenter, Will…

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Arduino Course Session 3

Arduino Course Session 3

Arduino Course Session 3 Exploring Serial Communication UART to PC SPI (Using SPI temperature sensor) I2C (Using I2C temperature sensor) If you missed our course or would like to follow along with the course online, feel free to watch our Youtube video above (coming soon). Our Arduino course was originally created by Seb Goscik. The 2015 course is being presented by Matt Isbell and organised by Marta Vicaro. The video was created by James Lynn. The slides…

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Python Course

Python Course

Our new Python course is now up and running! This course will start by introducing you to a Unix shell and will move on to basic Python syntax, program debugging, and basic object–oriented programming.Taught by Will Singer, our Python expert, and assisted by several demonstrators, you can learn the basics of this easy yet incredibly useful language for just £1 and five weeks of your time. The course fee can in cash at one of the sessions….

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