Archive for month: February, 2017

How making an ISS clock turns into researching an optimization problem involving spherical Voronoi diagrams…

February 20, 2017 | Amateur Satellite, ESP8266 | By: Mark VandeWettering

A few years ago, I got seriously interested in amateur radio and satellites. I would often haul out a small Yagi antenna and my trusty Kenwood TH-D7A and try to talk to other hams by bouncing signals off the various satellites which acted as amateur radio repeaters. During that time, I wrote a Python version […]

Musing about a 2 dimensional delta robot…

February 2, 2017 | electronics, Embedded, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

First of all, if anyone is still swinging by this blog, yes, I’m still alive. While I haven’t exactly been prolific in my leisure activities, they haven’t stopped entirely. I worked on some simple embedded development for the 1K code challenge, which you can see on my page, and which hopefully I’ll write […]