Saturday, March 15th, 2014 Monthly Meeting

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Monthly NTEAA Meeting

Date : Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Time : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location : Dallas MakerSpace (DMS)

Address : 2995 Ladybird Lane Dallas, TX 75229 (off Monroe and Walnut Hill)

Website : http://dallasmakerspace.org/

All monthly meetings are free to attend and open to the public.

Called to order @10am

Treasurer’s Report
• (13) members present; (6) new members @meeting
• Checking account ~$1100

Old Business
• Stanton Zeff is new Secretary
• City of Farmer’s Branch installed (3) L2 charging stations city facilities near Denton Drive and Valley View

New Business/Projects/Events
• want to make a sign for the "Cars & Coffee" show (first Saturday of each month) in Plano
• need to update the EV demo box and make it more portable
+ lighter enclosure
+ J1772 connector (to recharge on-board battery); could we use a Leaf battery?
+ add a toy car and LEDs to display
• March 29 = Alt Car Expo 9:30-Noon @Irving Convention Center
• April 26-27 = Earth Day Dallas (booth)
• May meeting = auto shop in Garland
• June meeting = Leaf Reunion @Autonation on LBJ

Today’s Program
• Mike brought a section of a Leaf battery pack in to look at. He’s going to use it to upgrade/replace the battery pack in an older conversion project.

Adjourned @11:45am

Note: April 19 meeting moved to Earth Day April 26.

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