Due to the COVID-19 virus, our 
will be Online only until further notice. 
See details below.


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  • Developers
  • Small Business Owners

Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • November 21, 2020  (online only)
  • December 19, 2020
  • January 16, 2021
  • February 20, 2021
  • March 20, 2021
  • April 17, 2021
  • May 15, 2021

Meetings held via ZOOM, Microsoft TEAMS or GoToMeeting teleconferencing.

Here is what we plan for our November 21st meeting …


Special Presentation –  10:00 – 11:00 am  (see details below)

Powershell SIG     8:00 – 10:00 am — See details below

Making Money Online SIG  9:00 – 10:00 am — See details below

Internet SIG   11:00 – Noon — See details below

 Home Automation

8:00 – 9:00

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leader: Bill Parker 







Making Money Online

 9:00 – 10:00

For the November 21st meeting of the MMO SIG, Howard Harkness will be discussing PLR (Private Label Rights) documents and software.

If you wish to attend and have not yet received an invite, please notify Howard by email as soon as possible to receive a ZOOM meeting invite, at howard@howardleeharkness.com.

SIG Leader: Howard Harkness


8:00 – 10:00

For the PowerShell SIG on November 21st, Fred Weinmann will do a presentation at 9:00 on “PSFramework” (https://psframework.org/). 

Earlier, at 8:00 am, we will again have an online discussion about “All Things Related to PowerShell” discussion.   Join us !!

To join the meeting, email Larry Weiss using lfw@airmail.net to receive the link.

SIG Leader: Larry Weiss 

Microsoft Office Suite

9:00 – 10:00

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.









Special Presentation

10:00 – 11:00

Home Automation Technologies,
by Christopher Mercer

This talk will discuss the different technologies available for home automation, pros and cons of each, as well as some practical applications of the technology.  

If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Could a smart home help me with this?”, “Should I get a smart bulb or a smart switch?”, or “Will this work with my [Echo/Google Home/SmartThings] hub?”, then you will benefit from joining us.

To receive an invite to Christopher’s ZOOM meeting, please e-mail SIGrequests@ntpcug.org (put Special Presentation in the Subject line).

Application Developers

10:00 – 11:00 

 Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leaders: Tom Perkins Chris Morgan 








 Internet /

Windows Inside-Out  

11:00 – 12:00

Topic in November:

The Internet/Windows Inside-Out SIG, led by Glynn Brooks, will be going over the results of rebuilding Glynn’s desktop computer. He followed the techniques and suggestions from two AskWoody articles.

Spoiler alert: some important steps were missing.

SIG Leader: Glynn Brooks

If you have not received an invite by EOD on Wednesday, October 14th, please e-mail SIGrequests@ntpcug.org (put Internet SIG in the Subject line). 


Wireless Communication

12:30 – 1:30

Topics on hold pending COVID-19 resolution.

SIG Leader: Birl Smith