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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

Picberry: R-Pi / Allwinner A10 PIC programmer using GPIO connector

WallaceIT has developed a Raspberry Pi / Allwinner A10 PIC Programmer using GPIO connector. “It currently supports dsPIC33F and PIC18FxxJ families, though other “code-programmed” families can easily be added. Feel free to use and comment it! Any feedback will be … Read more

Video: Deploying software updates to ArduSat in orbit

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Jonathan Oxer VK3FADO gave this presentation at the recent 2014 Linux conference in Perth, Western Australia. The ArduSat project aims to give hobbyists, students and space enthusiasts an opportunity to design and run their own experiments in space. “By choosing … Read more

BLE fun with Ubertooth: sniffing Bluetooth Smart and cracking its crypto

Mike Ryan writes about his latest efforts in BLE hacking. Hot on the heels of Omri Iluz’s BLE-sniffer-on-the-cheap, I decided to write up the BLE sniffer I built on Ubertooth. My sniffer highly robust, can capture data from connections, and … Read more

Digital Speech Decoder 1.7.0-dev adds D-Star support

DSD is a popular software tool for decoding various unencrypted digital radio protocols about which we’ve previously posted. We noticed that there is now a release of DSD which purports to be capable of decoding the amateur radio digital protocol … Read more