Archive for date: April 21, 2009

Car bomb! Twice!

April 21, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

There, did I get your attention? So yesterday was a really warm day, the first of the new year really. According to, temperatures in Emeryville reached a high of 89 degrees. Pretty darned nice. In fact, actually hot. After work, I hopped into my car (around 6:30PM, well past the heat of the day) […]

Weather Sensor Boards

April 21, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Here are some interesting kits, all designed to use the 1 Wire sensor bus. In theory, the Open Tracker can use these directly. Perhaps the barometric pressure sensor would be useful on my balloon project. Weather : Hobby Boards : Complete 1wire Solutions

TinyGPS Library for Arduino

April 21, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Yep, I’m still working on my balloon project, and part of it is still scoping out the flight hardware. I found this library for interfacing a GPS to the Arduino, and it looks like it could be quite useful. TinyGPS « Arduiniana