Playing with Arduinos – 19 August Meeting

Arduino uno

An Arduino is a small computer, primarily used in controller applications.   Arduinos are now very cheap to buy (from about $9 each for a clone on Trademe) and their application to Ham Radio can be quite varied.     Mike ZL1AXG gave a brief talk about the Arduino. Bernard ZL2BD and Mike ZL1AXG then assisted members with a “hands on” project involving passing CW from one end of a long table to the other on 433Mhz, using an Arduino.  Members found that working with arduinos wasn’t as difficult as they thought.

The powerpoint presentation and information on the project can be found here.

Information on other arduino projects can be found here.