Category Archives: code

Interfacing the STM32VLDISCOVERY with Semtech’s SX1272RF1BAS module

Milen Pavlov with Netblocks wrote this post on connecting a STM32VLDISCOVERY with Semtech’s SX1272RF1BAS module (LoRa sx1272 transceiver.) This module incorporates the LoRa spread spectrum modem which is advertised as achieving significantly longer range than existing systems based on FSK … Read more

NSA XKeyscore tool targets Linux users

Apparently the US NSA believes that users of Linux in general, and readers of online ezine Linux Journal in particluar are extremists. According to this article on the NDR.de Panorama blog, internet users whose searches contained terms related to the … Read more

Analysing 433 Mhz transmitters with RTL-SDR

Yashin has posted this tutorial at ArcanumX demonstrating how to read and decode 433 MHz digital data transmissions. “I intend to demonstrate how the RTL-SDR can be used to sniff 433 Mhz transmitters. These are pretty cheap and can be … Read more

NandLand – FPGA info and tutorial site

Russell is interested in working with FPGAs. He’s developed an educational website: www.nandland.com. “It’s an educational website for people interested in learning about FPGAs and ASICs, mostly by focusing on VHDL and Verilog tutorials and examples. I have written all … Read more

Execute Arduino code in a PIC MCU using MPLAB IDE

Want to run Arduino code in a PIC MCU? “Here’s an approach that enables Arduino code to be configured for execution with the Microchip Technology PIC32MX250F128B small-outline 32-bit microcontroller. It uses the Microchip Technology MPLAB X IDE and MPLAB XC32 … Read more

LuxBlaster: Arduino controlled light sensor/response device

Techbitar writes, LuxBlaster is an Arduino gizmo that detects and tracks the most intense light source then sends back an intense light in the same direction. Beware, rude drivers. The LuxBlaster is coming!! When you drive at night, every once … Read more

How to: compiling Arduino Caterina with new VID/PID

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Compiling the Arduino Leonardo bootloader (aka Caterina) is a required step in making your own Arduino Leonardo-compatible board available to others. Steven Casagrande has written this post detailing what you need to do in order to make your derivative board … Read more

Listening to D-STAR digital voice with DSD 1.7

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Brazilian amateur radio operator PU2VLW has written a post (in Portugese) detailing how to use DSD version 1.7 to decode amateur radio D-STAR digital voice transmissions. (Google translate may be helpful.) DSD can be downloaded as source from GitHub. His … Read more