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The newsletter of Melbourne PC User Group Suite 26, Level 1, 479 Warrigal Road Moorabbin 3189 Office hours 9.30am – 4.30pm (Mon-Friday) Email [email protected] ABN 43 196 519 351 Victorian Association Registration A0003293V Editor Hugh Macdonald ([email protected]) Deputy Editor Malin Robertsson… Continue Reading…

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President’s Report April 2023

Hugh Macdonald, President Dear members, It’s somewhat crazy to believe that we’re already a quarter of the way through the year. I hope the month of April has been good for all of you. Thanks Peter Bacon Peter Bacon was… Continue Reading…

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Owning an EV means much to learn

Greg Eden You have many things to consider. First you have to stop thinking like a petrol car owner. I have purchased a Cupra Born EV and installed a 7 kW home charger in the carport. A Born is a… Continue Reading…

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Our next Monthly Meeting is on Wednesday 3rd May 2023

This will be run as a “hybrid” meeting, meaning we will be in person in the Borrett Room at the club but also opening it up to members via Zoom. Click here a little before 7pm to join the meeting on Zoom or make sure… Continue Reading…

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Humans have been predicting eclipses for thousands of years, but it’s harder than you might think

Sabine Bellsted The coastal town of Exmouth in Western Australia is due to experience one of the most spectacular astronomical phenomena on April 20 2023 – a total solar eclipse. Eclipses have entranced us for millennia. But it turns out calculating… Continue Reading…

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Most people already think climate change is ‘here and now’, despite what we’ve been told

Ben Newell A quick search on the internet for “climate change images” readily yields the familiar photograph of a lone polar bear on a shrinking block of ice. Despite signifying an impending crisis, such images make climate change seem abstract… Continue Reading…

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A journey through the world of HiRes music

Greg Eden Digital music is digital music, some say. No, there is a very wide spectrum of quality. If you are hearing impaired this article is of no use to you. For me this has been a long journey of… Continue Reading…

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Member of the RACV? Get an extra 5c off per litre of petrol at all EG branded Ampol service stations.

Greg Eden Great, but how do we get that scan code down to the servo? You could just waste a sheet of paper and print it out, or make a link on your phone. You need an active data connection… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report – March 2023

Neil Muller After welcoming members to the March meeting of East SIG, host Frank Maher outlined the night’s agenda below: Presentation 1: Q&A with George Skarbek Presentation 2: Latest SCAMs to be aware of by Dave Botherway Presentation 3: Recover… Continue Reading…

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