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Author Purdum, Jack J. (Jack Jay), author.

Title Arduino projects for amateur radio [electronic resource] / by Jack Purdum, Dennis Kidder.

Published New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2015.

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Physical description xix, 443 p. : ill., figs., tables.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents A. Dedication -- B. About the authors -- C. Preface -- Why should i buy this book? -- Errata and help -- D. Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- Which microcontroller to use? -- What else do you need? -- Software -- 2. I don't know how to program -- I don't need no stinkin' cw! -- The five program steps -- Arduino programming essentials -- Saving memory -- Conclusion -- 3. The lcd shield project -- Libraries: lessening the software burden -- Lcd shield parts list -- Assembling the lcd shield -- Adding components using a schematic -- An alternative design -- Loading the example software and testing -- A "code walk-through" of the "helloworld" sketch -- Using your lcd display with the ten-tec rebel -- Conclusion -- 4. Station timer -- Software version of id timer -- Magic numbers -- Preprocessor directives -- Fixing flat forehead mistakes -- Encapsulation and scope -- Using a real time clock (rtc) instead of a software clock -- The i2c and the ds1307 rtc chip -- Constructing the rtc/timer shield -- Initializing the rtc -- The rtc timer program -- A software hiccup -- Conclusion -- 5. A general purpose panel meter -- Circuit description -- Construction -- Loading the example software and testing -- Testing and calibration of the meter -- Changing the meter range and scale -- Conclusion -- 6. Dummy load -- Mechanical construction -- Electronic construction -- Doing the math -- Software -- Conclusion -- 7. A cw automatic keyer -- Required software to program an attiny85 -- Connecting the attiny85 to your arduino -- The proper programming sequence -- Using the digispark -- The cw keyer -- Construction -- Conclusion.
8. A morse code decoder -- Hardware design considerations -- Decoder software -- Conclusion -- 9. A ps2 keyboard cw encoder -- The ps2 keyboard -- The ps2 keyboard encoder software -- Isolating the arduino from the transmitter -- Testing -- Other features -- Conclusion -- 10. Project integration -- Integration issues -- The real time clock (rtc) shield -- Cw decoder shield -- Ps2 keyboard keyer -- The expansion board -- Software project preparation -- C++, oop, and some software conventions -- Class declaration -- Cpp files -- Integrationcode.ino -- The loop() function -- Conclusion -- 11. Universal relay shield -- Construction -- Testing the relay shield -- Conclusion -- 12. A flexible sequencer -- Just what is a sequencer? -- The sequencer design -- Constructing the sequencer -- Programming and testing the sequencer -- Loading the sequencer program and testing -- Modifying the relay shield from chapter 11 -- Conclusion -- 13. Rotator controller -- The arduino antenna rotator controller -- Connecting the rotator controller -- Software -- World beam headings -- Conclusion -- 14. A directional watt and swr meter -- Swr and how it is measured -- Obtaining the antenna system swr -- Constructing the directional watt/swr meter -- Testing the directional wattmeter/swr indicator -- Software walk-through -- Further enhancements to the directional wattmeter/swr indicator -- Conclusion -- 15. A simple frequency counter -- Circuit description -- Constructing the shield -- Code walk-through for frequency counter -- Displaying the tuned frequency of your display-less qrp rig -- Conclusion -- 16. A dds vfo -- Direct digital synthesis -- The dds vfo project -- Dds vfo circuit description -- Dds vfo functional description -- The dds vfo software -- Eeprom initialization program -- The kp vfo software (vfocontrolprogram.ino) -- Testing the dds vfo -- Using the dds vfo with your radio -- Other applications of the dds vfo and additional enhancements -- Conclusion -- 17. A portable solar power source -- The solar sensor -- Solar charger controller -- Panel positioning and stepper motor -- Solar panel support structure -- Stepper motor details -- Mounting the stepper motor -- Solar panel connections -- The motor controller shield -- Altitude positioning -- The software -- Final assembly -- Assembly and disassembly -- Conclusion -- A. Suppliers and sources -- Parts and component suppliers -- Transceiver and device suppliers -- Amateur radio equipment retailers -- Test and measurement equipment -- Other suppliers and sources -- B. Substituting parts -- C. Arduino pin mapping -- D. Check out these tab books for building, tweaking, and boosting radios!.
Summary Do you want to increase the functionality and value of your ham radio without spending a lot of money? This book will show you how! Arduino Projects for Amateur Radio is filled with step-by-step microcontroller projects you can accomplish on your own--no programming experience necessary. After getting you set up on an Arduino board, veteran ham radio operators Jack Purdum (W8TEE) and Dennis Kidder (W6DQ) start with a simple LCD display and move up to projects that can add hundreds of dollars' worth of upgrades to existing equipment. This practical guide provides detailed instructions, helpful diagrams, lists of low-cost parts and suppliers, and hardware and software tips that make building your own equipment even more enjoyable. Downloadable code for all of the projects in the book is also available.
Other formats Also issued in online version.
Notes Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Feb. 20, 2015.
Other author Kidder, Dennis, author.
Subject Arduino (Programmable controller) -- Amateurs' manuals.
Radio -- Equipment and supplies -- Amateurs' manuals.
Arduino (Programmable controller)
Radio -- Equipment and supplies.
Variant Title Projects for amateur radio
ISBN 9780071834056 (print ISBN)
0071834052 (print ISBN)