Statement about Beacon 2 from APT

Posted Posted in BEACON 2

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Our Beacon 2 development partner, APT Solutions, has issued the following message to all u3a members. As we approach the end of the year we wanted to share a brief u3a-wide update on the ‘New Beacon’ project and outline our current plans for the new year. Project Update & […]

One posable wooden figure helps another in a pickle

Beacon People – Marian Luck

Posted Posted in BEACON PEOPLE

Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Marian Luck. Marian is one of the unsung heroes. She works behind the scenes keeping the Beacon project organised. The Beacon team know her and rely on her, but she may be less well known to Beacon […]

Bounced and Other Undelivered Emails

Posted Posted in Forum

Bounced and Other Undelivered emails Without a doubt the most (un)popular subject on the Forum since I became a member has been that of undelivered emails. Fortunately it seems to be less of a global issue these days but still individually frequent enough to raise blood pressures from Penzance to Penrith. I know from my […]

One posable wooden figure helps another in a pickle

Beacon People – Frank Bailey

Posted Posted in BEACON PEOPLE

Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Frank Bailey, the Beacon national support lead. Frank’s role is demanding. Not only does he oversee the current Beacon system but he’s also the senior member of the Beacon 2 team. This is what Frank told Beacon […]

Will Beacon 2 be able to ….

Posted Posted in BEACON 2, Forum

The most popular question on the Forum is “Will Beacon 2 enable me to ….?” or, as a suggestion, “I would like Beacon to be enhanced to …”   Unfortunately there is often no answer, the reason being that all that is known about the functionality of the software is what is contained in the specifications […]