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Take Flight with Feather entries: PewPew Wing and PoE FeatherWing #FeatherContest @Hackaday @DigiKey @Adafruit

The Take Flight with Feather Contest is running from now to December 31st – see all the details in the kickoff post!

We’re going to highlight entries posted on Hackaday.io two at a time. Here are today’s entries:

u-blox SAM-M8Q GPS Featherwing

By sirmylesavery, this is a GPS shield for a Feather board. It uses the SAM-M8Q GPS module from U-blox. It is designed to be place directly onto a Feather board and use the UART or I2C lines of the Feather to communicate. No external antenna is required, as there is one built into the GPS module. The GPS module is configured using the Sparkfun GPS Library. It can be used to output NMEA strings that contain positional data which can be used by the Feather.

Pressure sensor shield for Feather

By Vikram Seshadri, a pressure sensor to measure pressure in kPa and give visual indications to detect if there is a pressure drop.

Would you like to enter the contest??

See this post for all the details. Hurry, the deadline is December 31st, 2019.


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