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Meet the Makers: Tampa Amateur Radio Club

We’re very happy to have the Tampa Amateur Radio Club (TARC) joining us again this year at Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015.  We asked a couple of their members to tell us a bit about amateur radio and the place of … Continue reading

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Makers of Maker Spaces at Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015!

The year we held Tampa Bay’s first ever maker festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, the concept of “makerspaces” in the Tampa Bay area was just a fledgling idea. The Faulhaber FabLab , then at the GWIZ Science … Continue reading

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Southeast Combot Championship at Gulf Coast MakerCon!

Last year, we were delighted to have light weight fighting robot competitions at Gulf Coast MakerCon, courtesy of the USF Robotics Interest Group.  This year, we’re excited to be able to kick things up several notches,  with new expanded space … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Early Bird Tickets Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that Early Bird ticketing is now open for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015! Early Bird Specials run through midnight March 31: $8 per person, ages 13 and up. $25 for a Family/Friend 4-pack (Early Bird special only!). … Continue reading

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A Makers Thanksgiving

Hope you’re off to a lovely holiday season – a perfect time to be a maker, with opportunities to make everything from food to gifts, as well plans for the new year. We hope one of those plans you make will … Continue reading

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Thank You, Hillsborough County!

It with great gratitude that we recognize Hillsborough County for their generous support of  Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015, through an EDI2 Economic Development grant. Hillsborough County recognizes direct added value to our community of supporting and celebrating our vital maker community … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: A Look at the Maker Community

Nice video about Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014 from Wayne Rasanen, inventor of the In10Did keyboard, and president of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council,  one of our Gulf Coast MakerCon partners.   Thank you, Wayne!

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