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Description A village for people who don't know anyone else coming, but who would like to know people by the time they leave.
Contact User:JonWood
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Name Arrival Departure Bringing Arrived?
Aaron Jackson Thu Jun 2 16:00 Mon Jun 6 9:00 tent, laptop, radio, 10m uk extension lead
Andrejs Bondarevs Thu Jun 2 20:00 Mon Jun 6 10:00 tent, laptop
Bastiaan Slee Thu Jun 2 14:00 Mon Jun 6 11:00 The Things Network (LoRaWAN) Gateway
Ben Thu Jun 2 15:00 Mon Jun 6 12:00 240v air pump, 25m 13a 4-gang cable reel, tent peg hammer, multitool
Daniel Sanderson Thu Jun 2 12:08 Mon Jun 6 12:08
Driftv Thu Jun 2 20:00 Mon Jun 6 10:00 Have put lots in the car. (real time updates :)). Including a few bench PSUs, some decent speakers, lots of cables, some tape/etc, random electronics and dev boards
Hopo Thu Jun 2 14:00 Sun Jun 5 18:00 Led curtain, led suit, thermal grill illusion, circus kit
Nyx Thu Jun 2 0:00 Mon Jun 6 0:00 16a splitter, 5m 16a to 4x13a sockets cable
Peter Grant Thu Jun 2 12:07 Mon Jun 6 12:00
Rémy Fri Jul 1 0:00 Tue Jul 5 0:00 ESP32, SDRs, Walkie Talkies
Rob Thu Jun 2 15:31 Sat Jun 4 22:31 Long extension lead with 16A connector, Ethernet switch and leads, maybe a box of cable and some crimp connectors, general tools and stuff. ESP32 modules, SDR, Pi, Soldering Iron. Gazebo and gas stove if there is still space after all that lot.
Rosana Thu Jun 2 14:00 Sat Jun 4 16:00
Scott Cariss Thu Jun 2 10:00 Mon Jun 6 10:00 Waterproof ceeform to 2xUK plug adpater, 25m extension reel, Coffee machine and some ESP32 dev boards
Steve Thu Jun 2 15:00 Sun Jun 5 13:00 Amateur radios, RTLSDR, Lockpicks, practice locks.
Thomas Thu Jun 2 15:00 Mon Jun 6 11:00 40m 16A ceeform cable, 2 way splitter, and short Ceeform to 4x 13A + 2 USB.. A fridge with some drinks, and a wheel barrow thing for transport.
16 inhabitants. Refresh this list.

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A village for people who don't know anyone else coming, but who would like to know people by the time they leave.

If you'd like to join the village please edit this page and add your name below, along with a few details about yourself.



- We're on IRC Libera.Chat ( at: ##unaffiliated

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Maybe a How to EMF workshop? Nothing concrete yet.

Location / Layout


In the vicinity of F3 (turn on the DKs layer here to see:


Some Unaffiliated are pitched up behind F3. Turn off the road at the Maths Village, walk past F3 and some of us are pitched up on the right.


Middle of the camp will be a social area. Hopefully sheltered, seated, and with power.

There should be space left roughly in the middle for an event shelter. With tents pitched around it.

Should leave a path out to the main road from that for ease of access.


  • Event Shelter 4.5m x 4.5m (courtesy of Roger)
  • 15 hired chairs
  • 1 hired table
  • 5m 16a ceeform to 4x 13a UK sockets cable
  • 16a ceeform splitter
  • 4ft x 2ft village sign
  • 2x 5m x 5m tarp for the floor
  • (more tbc)

Noise Levels

Registered as "Socialising/quiet music"

Name Intro Bringing
Jon Created another village like this in 2012, back when I knew no one. Doing it again 12 years later to provide a home for people who would like a softer entry to EMF than trying to find a space in the field. 25m 16A ceeform to 4x UK plug extension, some addressable LED strip (no power supply, or anything to drive it though), 2 other people (if you're one of those people, add your name below and decrement that count)
Adam Jon’s friend. First time to EMF but have been planning to come for 6 years - very excited! 25m 16A ceeform to 6x UK plug extension, dome tent, excitement and so many ideas I can never make reality (and a hope that this last point will change in a weekend!)
Peter Absolutely new to EMF. Works with computers, makes things in wood, fabric, plastic, occasionally basic electronics and metal work. 25m 16a Ceeform to Ceeform cable, 15m Ceeform to 3x 13a sockets, kettle and stove, two smallish camping tables.
Edwin Also a hacker camp newbie! Software hacker for fun and also for a living, radio ham, sometime musician.

I've ended up tagging along with a friend's village, but still a first-timer and bewildered -- keen to meet others feeling the same!

Bastiaan First time EMF Camp visitor, all the way from The Netherlands. Financial software consultant by day, hardware hacker at night. The Things Network gateway for LoRaWAN coverage
Emily First time at a hacker camp - I know Raz, Robert and Ryan but I want to meet more people! Programmer/content writer, and in my free time I'm into puzzles and trivia.
Raz First time at EMF / any hacker camp, keen to meet other newbies! Computational chemist from London, (very) amateur musician, Emily's boyfriend.
ryan first timer, talk to me about blender. hates capitals
Nyx First timer. Interested in radios, public transport, and homebrew games. 16a splitter, 5 metre 16a to 4x 13a socket cable, camping stove
Andy Fletcher First time at EMF. Off grid in South Shropshire. Love to talk about Solar power, battery systems, inverters, CO2 and climate change. Yes you can run your house purely on solar in the UK :) - Offgrid PV photovoltaic LiFePO4 16A and 13A extension cables
Niamhishere EMF second timer but now with some different dimensions. Have son, will play arcade games, prefer if the village is on the quiet side for the night.
Tmor Engineer, Tinkerer, and EMF first timer. Interested in anything involving electrons. 40m 16A ceeform cable, 2 way splitter, and short Ceeform to 4x 13A + 2 USB. A wheelbarrow frame trolley thing for moving stuff between site and carpark. Small 20L fridge for drinks, milk, etc.
Steve First timer. Into radios and want to hear about anything that people are excited about.
Roger Regular on C3 and NL Camps, EMF first timer. Identity and mail migration specialist in the M$ bubble by day, electronics, security and general tech enthusiast by night. Event Shelter 4.5mx4.5m, Gas Grill/Cooking station, Switch (12+2x 1GbE), 16A CEE (blue) to CEE 7/3 (SchuKo) + 5 port CEE 7/3
Hopo Connected to Leicester Hackspace, but we havent got a contingency at EMF this year. Last attended in 2016. A creator of things with LEDs, mechatronics, and general tinkering. Looking to discover new exiting people and things. 2mx2m LED curtain, can be freestanding (to walk through) or attached to the side of a marquee/tent. If this can be visible from the 'street' that would be much appreciated. Also, a Thermal Grill Illusion that I would like to be able to set up in the event shelter for people to play with if possible, smaller than a cat-carrier, needs mains. I also have a sand-table, but still needs some (software) work so unsure if to bring that or not.
Soph Connected to Leicester Hackspace as above, First time at EMF. Interested in performance arts and installations, fabric creations and bright colours. Looking to meet some interesting people and do some fun things. We (Hopo & I) can bring an additional gazebo or another little gas stove etc. We have various camping supplies if needed.
Alasdair First time at EMF. I enjoy playing with Arduino and other electronics, as well as generally making things (woodwork, leathercraft, ...). If I've got time I'll try and program an ESP32 attached to an LED strip with a few animations
Jaz First time at EMF. Day job is being an electronic engineer fixing technical problems. The rest of life is trying to figure out what keeps me amused, and do it for as long as it makes me keep ticking. I like making things and fixing thing. Keen to see what EMF is about and what's interesting, and meet some new humans along the way! Camping kit and not much else!
Sara First time at EMF. I am a lecturer in computer science, and enjoy making interactive installations. I'm coming with my son. Hoping to meet other friendly people and learn some new stuff.
Rosana Studied telecommunications engineering but ended up working as a software developer. I miss the physical world (electronics & antennas) a lot and I'd like to someday join a radio amateur club and be able to design a self sufficient home. Living in London, moved to the UK with my love life Rafael three and a half years ago but thanks to the pandemic I am just now starting to be part of society and do things with people again. Electric inflator, notebooks and pens, smiles and eager to help & have fun.
Aaron linux sysadmin (previously deep learning researcher) from Nottingham. Hobbies include computers (especially old ones!), cycling, music, drinking tea (anyone bringing a kettle?) and ham radio. camping things, tent, radio
Rémy First timer, likes everything wireless, currently teacher and researcher in an engineering school. More of a software person than a hardware person. A few SDRs and ESP32, a 15m french cable reel for europlug / schuko
Ben Attended 2012 and 2014. Bad at writing intros. Interested in modular synths. Uses Arch BTW. 240v inflator, UK extension lead, tent peg hammer
Sven Attended 2018, many German Chaos events (from Berlin). Software-side of tech, fiddling with electronics as a hobby. Indieweb. Might camp elsewhere, but am going to visit. random electronics bits, bag-space permitting
Andrejs My first time attending EMF, based in Gothenburg (Sweden), independent consultant in software development for embedded systems. Interested in battery and power related projects, 3D printing, running your own linux servers, bikepacking and everything else in engineering and science. Camping stuff, laptop, RTL-SDR and development boards.
Ciro First time @EMFCamp. Videogame programmer. Interested in music, Twitter bots, origami, postcards and Arduino/RaspberryPi stuff. Origami sheets, musical instruments, sum electronics
Scott Second time to EMF, coming with my friend Dan. Studied electrical & electronic engineering, but ended up in web programming. Looking to learn more about 3D printing before buying my first printer. Would also love to talk to you all about any of the following topics: Home automation/smart home, gaming, electronics, ebikes, programming, and anything about computers, new and old. Camping essentials, coffee machine and some ESP dev boards
Dan First timer too. Coming along with Scott. For now, just a tent and some tent pegs, but am sure this list will get longer.
Balint Second time to EMF, embedded software engineer, electronics hobbyist, Nintendo modder Extra Ethernet cable, soldering iron, SDR, tools for embedded software
Rob Second EMF, big gap since last one. Well aged, mostly software and networking person resolving to have more fun with embedded hardware this year. Long extension lead with 16A connector, Ethernet switch and leads, maybe a box of cable and some crimp connectors, general tools and stuff. ESP32 modules, SDR, Pi, Soldering Iron. Gazebo and gas stove if there is still space after all that lot but have to leave late Saturday evening.
Raf First time @EMF. I am a PhD in Astrophysics working in Neuroscience at King's College developing Machine Learning tools for Neuroimaging. Let me know if you need some help with anything related to physics or programming, I would love to contribute. Just the essentials, sorry.
Aidan First time to EMF. Literally just booked a ticket right now (8.30am, June 2nd). Someone reminded me that it was on just yesterday. I have a background in EE, mostly write embedded C. Hugely into other things like biohacking, philosophy, meditiation and many others Whatever I can throw into the car. Will bring a few high current bench PSUs, some addressable LEDS, misc cables etc etc. Half tempted to bring my PID controlled Gaggia Classic (maybe it stays in the boot but who knows)