New Members

  • We have over 30 New Members
  • Currently Working on Lab0
    • Competition 9/26/11 (Next Week Status Meeting)

Intro Labs

  • Tweaking Intro Labs Abe, Prashant
    • Seperate appendix page
    • Incorporate line following into second lab
  • Functional robots for intro labs Alex M
  • Wednesday at 4:30-8 will have people to help
    • But come at other times to avoid crowds

Scout Meetings

Software Updates

  • ROS is now on the gumsticks
    • Need to test/interface with hardware
  • Finalized ROS structure last Wed
    • Should be put on Scout Wiki
    • Ben is implementing the framework
    • Will publish git repo soon
  • Next Meeting: Figure out functions for ROS Nodes/Services/Topics and assign to groups

Hardware Updates

  • Board Status
    • Ready to respin after power regulator board changes
  • Abe is making changes to board on Eagle
    • Produce new power regulator board to test if it works
      • If it works -- put it on scoutfly
  • Next Meeting: Figure out driver functions for sensors and assign to groups


  • SURG Deadline October 19 -- Start thinking of ideas.
  • Calibration Station
    • Finish existing project & update to work for Scout