Downloadable source for hackerspace passports

Downloadable Source for Hackerspace Passports: You mentioned the Hackerspace Passports Mitch and I designed and I wanted to give you a followup. We’ve released all of the source files used to construct it, including patterns, stamp designs, psd’s, the InDesign layout files, and full resolution illustrations. We’re hoping that people will customize, remix, and develop […]

Video: DSP/SDR basics

Here’s Jeri Ellsworth’s latest video, explaining the basics of DSP and SDR for beginners, and how to build a digital direct conversion receiver (SDR) using sampling detectors and FPGA DSP processing. (If you want to skip the silly cat portion of the video, start at 1:25.) The links referred to in the video are below: […]

Radio Shack announces “The Great Create”

Radio Shack continues to pursue the DIY market: Welcome to The Great Create. We want to know what great creations you’ve come up with using RadioShack parts. Our goal is to gather the coolest projects from our most creative customers and share them here. So, show us what you’ve got and submit your project now. […]

Backcountry logger prototype

Big Mess o’ Wires’ backcountry logger prototype: The Backcountry Logger is a portable microcontroller-driven device that collects temperature, air pressure, and altitude data, and shows graphs on a built-in screen. It’s intended for hikers, climbers, skiers, and other outdoorsy folks who want to geek out with environmenal data about their activities.