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Weather Underground Integration

Today I added the code to submit weather data to Weather Underground.

New Circuit Board Design Ordered
May 15, 2019 | Hardware

After testing our v0.1 PCB we've made some adjustments and ordered a second batch.

Circuit Boards Arrived
May 8, 2019 | Hardware

Our first circuit boards arrived today from China and look great. Can't wait to solder them up and give it a try.

First Board Soldered
May 8, 2019 | Hardware

Our first prototype PCB all soldered and ready for testing.

Barrie Hamfest Field Test
May 5, 2019 | APRS, Hardware, Weather Sensors

Today the Barrie Amateur Radio Club held it's annual hamfest. We used this opportunity to test the Weather Station and APRS beaconing.

Fritzing
Apr 21, 2019 | Hardware

Today we discovered free software to create a PCB layout. We're working on designing our own radio interface board for the Raspberry Pi and any radio.

Acurite Lightning Detector 6045M
Apr 2, 2019 | Weather Sensors

Acurite has released a temperature and humidity sensor with lightning detection.

PTT Circuit Working
Feb 12, 2019 | Hardware, Raspberry Pi

I have successfully tested the PTT from Direwolf using the GPIO pins on the raspberry pi. This removes the need for a VOX circuit and the associated problems.

Banana Pi
Feb 2, 2019 | Hardware, Raspberry Pi

In our search for alternatives to the Raspberry Pi we tested the Banana Pi M2 Berry

Command Line APRS Message
Jan 26, 2019 | APRS, Raspberry Pi

We have successfully sent a APRS message packet over RF and was received and decoded by Gqrx.