ETRB - East Texas Robot Builders


ETRB (East Texas Robot Builders) offers a place for Robot Builders to learn, brainstorm, and compete.

Meeting Place:
We're looking for a place to meet in the Tyler area. About 500-1000 square feet would be nice. Contact me if you have any ideas.

Activity Log:
Sept 10, 2004 - Tyler paper wants to do article on ETRB.

Jul 10, 2004 - Chad from UTT and Chandran from MIT are our new employees.

Jul 1, 2004 - Move mostly complete, digging out of boxes.

Apr 20,2004 - Job openings at Arrick Robotics in Tyler for the summer

Apr 3, 2004 - Had BBQ at David Mosier's house and met several UTT EE/ME students and faculty

Mar 1, 2004 - Closed on building for Arrick Robotics - 10768 CR2335. Off 64E near the Oil Palace. Within 2 miles of UTT.

Feb 18, 2004 - Talked with Ralph Hippenstiel - Chair, EE Department who linked me up with some others at UTT.

Jan 5,2004 - Found some battlebot builders in Tyler.

Dec 10,2003 - Trilobot makes front cover of Scientific American website

Dec 6,2003 - Located a building on the east side off 64 near UT Tyler

Dec 2,2003 - Posted to DPRG forum about ETRB - some flack, some support

Oct 14,2003 - Calander and tutorial pages

Oct 12,2003 - Member page done, just need members now!

Oct 10,2003 - Robot Building for Dummies arrives!

Oct 8, 2003 - Preliminary About page and FAQ done.

Oct 7, 2003 - Forum working, new menus.

Oct 6, 2003 - Asked the Discovery Science Place if they have meeting space available.

Oct 1, 2003 - Robot Building for Dummies should hit the stores real soon. Checked the Barnes and Noble's on Broadway but nothing.

Sept 17, 2003 - Selected PHP forum scripts. Will attempt to install in the next couple of weeks.

Sept 1, 2003 - created some preliminary content.

Aug 23, 2003 - Built web interface graphic using scrap aluminum, wire, and LEDs. Placed on a scanner and captured image. Then split the image up and made LED rollovers.

July 8, 2003 - Registered Domain Name ETRB.ORG