rpitx is a radio transmitter for Raspberry Pi (B, B+, PI2, PI3B,PI3B+,PIZero,PiZerow) that transmits RF directly to GPIO. It can handle frequencies from 5 KHz up to 1500 MHz.
In many parts of the world it’s still very difficult (and expensive) to move an IP packet over the “last 100 miles”. So, armed with some new skills and technology, I feel it’s time for another look at developing world and humanitarian communications.
The post details the tests used and checking bit error rates, then checking the signal to noise ratio against theoretical calculations. He says: “It works really well!”
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.