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Category: amateur

Robotics | IoT

New Project: Long-Range Wireless Broadcasts: Raspberry Pi Slow Scan Television (SSTV) Camera

In this project the Raspberry Pi with the PiCam is used as a wireless camera which can transmit images over long distances, usually hundreds of meters! Images are transmitted by amateur radio (ham radio) using slow scan television (SSTV) on the 2 meter…

Makers in Space: What Was Old Is New Again

Setting the record straight on the history of crowdfunded, crowdsourced Do-It-Yourself satellitesRead more on MAKE

“DIY is an Instigator of Community”: Dale Dougherty Chats with Etsy

In this great little Etsy Q&A, MAKE Founder and Publisher Dale Dougherty chats about the evolution of MAKE, resourcefulness, and how making is a sign of caring for others: “That’s really the heart of what led me to focus on ‘amateurs’ at Maker Fair…