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Next Meeting, Tuesday, June 26, Jon Limbacher, Lighting Seminar

Join us at our meeting on Tuesday, June 26, for a two part seminar on Lighting. presented by Jon Limbacher of Spectrum Lighting.

Part 1: "A practical guide to dimming lighting sources." An overview of modern incandescent dimming methods, interface methods to control electronic fluorescent dimming ballasts, and why you shouldn't dim HID lamps.

Part 2: "IECC 2006: Lighting and the new energy code." A brief overview of the lighting requirements of the new code and how it has changed from 2000 and 2003. The city of Austin is rumored to be adopting this code Summer 2007.

Our social time begins at 6 PM followed by dinner, the presentation, and a discussion. Students eat free and accompanying spouses pay member rates. Please email our Secretary, Stan Friend, you plan to attend. His email is

More information please see the announcement.

Thanks and a hat tip to Eddie Schoenthal

Many thanks to Eddie Schoenthal of Bonded Lightning Protection who wowed us with his excellent presentation on Lightning Protection. Not only was his presentation enlightening to us all but Eddie also provided us with many pieces of protection equipment for us to examine. It was a program well wroth our time.

Continuing Education

Certificates. Mike Noth will be emailing certificates to all attendees to January's meeting that checked "yes" on the sign in sheet. You may also pick up your CE certificate at February's meeting.

Analog Newsletter

Some attendees of our meetings have not been receiving their electronic copy of the IEEE Central Texas Section Newsletter, The Analog. If you are an IEEE member, your subscription is automatic to your profile on record at IEEE. IF you are not a member, you may subscribe. Details are provided at the Analog Webpage.

Be advised that there is not a lot of traffic on this list intentionally.  The list manager tries to keep it below 3 emails a month - The Analog, the mid-month reminder, and maybe an emergency announcement, but we prefer 2 emails a month.

Updated 2007 June 26 by Don Drumtra

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