Minutes: Atlanta Hobby Robot Club Date: 07/29/2000 Location: Radioshack.com Officers in attendance: Barry Ward, President Frank Borowiec, Vice President Richard Bodor, Secretary Clint Bridges, Treasurer XX attendees Around the room: Clint discussed the Robot Rally rules change to lower the walls to improve visibility for the spectators. The membership seemed mixed. A rules committee (tried in February meeting) was selected to present changes to the membership. Paul and Clint will be on this committee. Calvin discussed the listbot, and that it seemed to be working correctly. The Video presentation: a) Cognachrome vision recognition card Barry showed his I-opener hacked with Win98 Frank showed his "garage sale" radio shack robot with the CD-ROM voice. This robot was used in a SciTrek demonstration. Dale Heatherington gave a seminar about a possible homing beacon robot using IR. Calvin presented the "Beacon" contest rules for the monthly meetings. references: www.listbot.com(AHRC1) - AHRC listbot services www.botlanta.org - AHRC home page www.wa4dsy.net/robot/vacuum/index.html - information and schematics for the IR beacon by Dale.