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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.

Weather Sensor Graphs

We have basic weather graphs working in the QRUQSP Manager.