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TinyDuino / 433MHz radio TinyShield locator?
« on: October 22, 2014, 03:40:04 PM »
Hi Folks,

Although I've had my tinyduino since the kickstarter, I haven't really had much of a chance to play with it. My electronics knowledge is also a bit sparse, since it's been 20+ years since my high school classes ;-) So, open question.. Would the new Long Range Radio Shield mentioned in the last email newsletter be suitable as a basis for a locator beacon?

We live out of town, with cats, and surrounded by coyotes. Every now and then we have a hard time trying to find one of them before dark. I'd love to be able to knock up something that generates a radio signal every few seconds and have a second device that could 'latch' onto it and give an idea of direction/signal strength.

Cheers, Mark. 

General Discussion / Re: WIFI
« on: November 26, 2013, 03:34:56 PM »
Woo! That worked. I couldn't figure out why I wasn't seeing anything, then found the console was hidden. Seems to be working to me!

General Discussion / Re: WIFI
« on: November 26, 2013, 03:11:56 PM »

I was just looking at the Adafruit library too. I'm completely new to Arduino, so bear with me, but taking the InternetTime.ino code as an example the following would be true?

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// These are the interrupt and control pins
#define ADAFRUIT_CC3000_IRQ   2 // MUST be an interrupt pin!
// These can be any two pins
#define ADAFRUIT_CC3000_VBAT  A3
#define ADAFRUIT_CC3000_CS    8
// Use hardware SPI for the remaining pins
// On an UNO, SCK = 13, MISO = 12, and MOSI = 11

General Discussion / Re: WIFI
« on: November 25, 2013, 08:07:02 PM »
Is there a Lib for the WIFI Shield?

I'm wondering the same thing. I finally unpacked my TinyDuino, and was looking for a WiFi how to on the website.

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