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by torikoos
Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming
Topic: NMRA Wintermeet 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 651

NMRA Wintermeet 2017

NMRA British Region Winter Meet Benson Village Parish Hall, Sunnyside, Benson, Oxfordshire, OX10 6LZ.- Saturday 14th Jan. 2017. Dealers and those setting up layouts will have access from 08:00 and the meet will run from 10:00 until 16:00. we intend to have Bacon Butties will be available from 9:00am...
by torikoos
Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming
Topic: NMRA Spring Meet April 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 504

NMRA Spring Meet April 2017

COME TO CREWE FOR A GREAT DAY OUT Make a diary note for ALL FOOLS DAY! Calder Northern Group will host the NMRA Spring Meet on April 1st 2017 at Crewe Heritage Centre, off Vernon Way, Crewe CW1 2DB The meet will be open to NMRA members and also to the general public as the Heritage Centre is open fo...
by torikoos
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Association Volunteer
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Re: Requirements

Hi Peter,

good points and questions that the AP chair can raise with national. The rules were partly written in a pre-internet time. A lot of work is now done based on forums/ websites and other 'electronic' media in support of the NMRA and the hobby in general.

Keith Web is your man.

Koos
by torikoos
Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Competitions & Challenges
Topic: Winter Challenge 2016 Koos Fockens work on the layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1138

Winter Challenge 2016 Koos Fockens work on the layout

I have several projects going on, but by doing that the layout that I'm hoping to construct is being neglected. Last year, I tore up part of the layout because I wasn't happy with it's operational qualities and it had some reliability issues too. Then on top of that, circumstances surrounding my job...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Model Railroad Author
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Requirements

Author Although the category title is Model Railroad Author, it may just as well be Model Railroad Media Specialist. All fields may be used to earn points. To qualify for this certificate, you must: 1. Prepare and submit material on any of the following subjects: Model Railroading. Prototype Railroa...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Association Volunteer
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Requirements

To qualify for the Association Volunteer certificate, you must: Have served actively on one or more NMRA committees (National, Regional, or Division) long enough to accumulate sixty (60) certified time units (TUs). The TUs you receive for various types of service are listed below: Active satisfactor...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Association Official
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Requirements

To qualify for the Association Official certificate, you must: 1. Have served in an office of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, or Director, and have completed satisfactory service in one of the following: At least one year in office at the national level. At least two years in the of...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Chief Dispatcher
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 684

Requirements

To qualify for the Chief Dispatcher certificate you must: Have participated in the operation of a model railroad, either home or club, for not less than fifty hours. A minimum of ten hours each must have been served in three of the five categories listed below, one of which must be #5, Dispatcher: E...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Model Railroad Engineer-Electrical
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 695

Requirements

The requirements for Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical may look long and complicated, but they are not really. The reason that they are so long is to offer you more options for meeting the requirements. You don't even have to do all of the work on a single layout - you can do some on a club layou...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Model Railroad Engineer-Civil
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Requirements

The requirements for Model Railroad Engineer - Civil may look long and complicated, but they really are not. The reason that they are so long is to offer you more options for meeting the requirements. Remember - don't read more into the requirements than is there. To qualify for the Model Railroad E...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Master Builder Prototype Models
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 684

Requirements

This category is the newest in the Achievement Program, having only been added in 1987. It is also the category which many consider to be the most challenging. It goes beyond the Master Builder - Scenery which calls for creating scenery in a prototypical manner, and judges how well you create a spec...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Master Builder Scenery
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 696

Requirements

The intent of this category is for you to demonstrate "the prototypical rendering of scenic effects from the ground up." The type of scenery that you choose to model is entirely up to you. An urban landscape involves just as much scenery (if not more) as a mountain or desert landscape. Contact your ...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Master Builder Structures
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 638

Requirements

When you think of "structures" don't just think of buildings and bridges. Structures are just about anything on the layout that was man made and doesn't fit into one of the other Master Builder categories. These are just some examples of the types of 'structures' that you could build to earn this ce...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: OPSIG
Topic: OPSIG newsletters
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

Re: OPSIG newsletters

The newest newsletter, Issue 4 is now available from the website download page.

Koos
by torikoos
Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: bent axle
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: bent axle

Almost there :-) The link works. Because it is not my account I guess I don't have the correct access priviledges. Anyway if you use the link and go to one of the pictures and look at it full screen, in the bottom right you have the option to download the photo. Next to it you find a little arrow, t...