Attending: D. Weinshenker,
S. Longstrom,
J. Porter,
D. Solvin, M. Wallis,
G. Nordley
Call to order: 8:25 pm at the home of G. Nordley.


Chris McKenzie, engineer, MS in Physics

He has experience in electromechanical stuff, vacuum tubes, stress-strain curves. Electron beam profiles of carbon nanotube emitters (cold emitters).


    President’s Report:

    The Robot arm will be returned to Donor in a mutually satisfactory arrangement for all concerned.

    Treasurer’s Report:

    We still have money.


  • We have two SiliCon panels scheduled and a table in Science Alley. Rocket parts needed for display: Dan has action item.
  • We will host a Party Room for Sat. Night.
  • Brochures – Michael will look for the old one (on PDF?) and update it if possible, GDN to update if not.
  • State of Peroxide/Ranch:

    Nothing new to report.

    State of Engines:

    Nothing new to report.

    Other business:

    Michael W reported that there will be no X-Prize Cup this year, but there will be Lunar Lander Challenge.


G. Nordley moved to adjourn at 9:08 pm, seconded by J. Porter. With no dissent, the meeting was adjourned.
  • The next meeting will be held 22 October 2008 at G. Nordley’s house, 1238 Prescott Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
    General meeting #331