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April 8, 2015 AT 2:00 am

Solar powered GPS hiking logger #WearableWednesday

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Neat project from spyclub on Instructables.

The concept here is simple, I want to be able to log where I go on my walks so that after my walk I can see where I have been. In the past I have used GPS on my phone, but when going on an all day (8 hour) hike, by the end of the day my phone is flat and I cannot even make phone calls.

I have been given a neat 5W 5V (so 1A) solar panels, so I was thinking that I could power a little Arduino with a standard GPS module.

Read the full tutorial here.

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