Wireless Communications - 433MHz Modules

David Lyon recently sent me some 433MHz transmitter and receiver modules that he is designing some Clixx tabs around. These are often used in remote control devices like garage door openers and remote power control systems which use a simple command code to activate or deactivate the remote device. There…

Information Dominance

I read this article with a strange mix of fear, humour and envy. Essentially the guy running the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (who is now working at the NSA) seems to have a bit of a nerd streak in him. From the article: ... a facility known as the…

Life Gets In The Way

Everyone knows that having a hobby is beneficial but finding the time to devote to it continously can be very difficult without some level of planning. Everyone knows someone who dived deep into a hobby at first and now has a garage full of unused equipment and half finished projects…