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by BeJay
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Reading Airport Weather Data
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: Reading Airport Weather Data

Hey Paul,

It's surprising that your urban location is worse off than mine... I've had good data results from a 1.2m (standard) high weather station with approx 4m2 clear view. Way more accurate that my nearest airport (jandakot) :)
by BeJay
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Reading Airport Weather Data
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: Reading Airport Weather Data

I like to be my own BOM :) Funny enough my dodgy Chinese weather station external unit has died last week. Now more than ever, it's time to make an open source arduino / raspberrypi weather station. 8-)
by BeJay
Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod
Replies: 5
Views: 1286

Re: RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod

Pre-mod was 50-60m. Not bad for board mount!
by BeJay
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod
Replies: 5
Views: 1286

Re: RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod

215m with my HTC, 150m with the ipad2. More data to come :)
by BeJay
Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod
Replies: 5
Views: 1286

RaspberryPi v3 WiFi Antenna Mod

Hi Guys, I got my Pi3 yesterday, and couldn't help wondering if I could get an SMA connector on there to use an external antenna. Well it seems it isn't that hard to get on there and remove the built in antenna. I will do some range tests and see how it goes. So far It is at least 3dB better (twice ...
by BeJay
Tue Mar 08, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: 3D Printer Fixer-ups
Replies: 0
Views: 777

3D Printer Fixer-ups

Fixed up my printer after is started missing steps and being worn out from maker abuse...
click me
by BeJay
Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Doc-Pi
Replies: 25
Views: 4712

Re: Doc-Pi

Very nice as usual Paul! Those prints are looking good :)

What are the brick regulators you are using? Isolated?
by BeJay
Fri Jan 15, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Battery-Pi
Replies: 10
Views: 2069

Re: Battery-Pi

Great work Paul:) Those pesky kids will tinker with everything!
by BeJay
Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fires
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Fires

I hope all of you swmakers are safe from the horrific fires down that way at the moment. Seems to be getting a bit to serious for my liking!

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western ... 2246f7159f
by BeJay
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: XYZ Carve - Aussie version of an X-Carve
Replies: 21
Views: 4007

Re: XYZ Carve - Aussie version of an X-Carve

Here is my blog on the beast!

here
by BeJay
Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Elf Door
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

Re: Elf Door

Nice!
by BeJay
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SDR Hardware??
Replies: 6
Views: 1798

Re: SDR Hardware??

Hi Guys, Sorry I completely missed this post. I am using a $6 Realtek RTL2832U from ebay. On my netbook at Robofair I was running gqrx from http://gqrx.dk/ which is really nice and lightweight, but won't run on a pi - minimum is x86 2 cores. I hadn't found qtcsdr by that time to run on the pi, so I ...
by BeJay
Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2889

Re: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015

Great to get together as always guys! Here is my timelapse and a few pics m http://bjshed.better-than.tv/projects/robofair/large_slides/IMG_1464.JPG http://bjshed.better-than.tv/projects/robofair/large_slides/IMG_1463.JPG http://bjshed.better-than.tv/projects/robofair/large_slides/IMG_1461.JPG http:...
by BeJay
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2889

Re: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015

I'll give it a go!

edit: Here it is...

Image

It's 300 x 300mm so not too bad. Should have used MDF for it's forgiveness, but thought I'd wing it with ply from Bunnings ;)
by BeJay
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2889

Re: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015

I was going to cut a sign tomorrow for robofair, and was wondering if you guys have a decided logo and a vectorised SVG of it I can cut?!
by BeJay
Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2889

Re: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015

Ok, looks like I 'm going to be back by Sunday now, so what is the plan of attack with this year? I don't have much new stuff to show, as the XYZCarve I made i too big to fit in the car! I did make a plywood case for my Pi powered SDR, but it's not finished yet. I can bring it anyway. I was hoping t...
by BeJay
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: YAPP - PiCluster
Replies: 11
Views: 2153

Re: YAPP - PiCluster

Nice work! Looking forward to seeing it up and clustering ;)
by BeJay
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2889

Re: Perth Curtin University Robofair 2015

I might not be able to make it this year :(

I have to do a bit of FIFO for work, so I will let you guys know a bit closer to the date, but at this stage it overlaps :?

Cheers

Bj
by BeJay
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: YAPP - PiCluster
Replies: 11
Views: 2153

Re: YAPP - PiCluster

:D Awesome!
by BeJay
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pi Update Breaks WiFi
Replies: 2
Views: 1021

Pi Update Breaks WiFi

Hello fellow followers, If you happen to do the latest "Jessie" update (or use PPAs from Jessie) you might find your Wifi won't work with wicd-curses properly any more. This is because it changes the /etc/network/interfaces file from this: auto wlan0 allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dh...