N&V August 2015

N&V August 2015
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  • Microprocessors and Model Trains Meet Head On! by Bob Fink 
    Let your Arduino ride the rails to make realistic crossing flashers for your model train setup.


  • Motion Triggered Plane Aisle Night Lighting by Geoff Clark 
    Build this nightlight on steroids to keep twilight walkers safe and your electric bill down.
  • Build a 50 MHz Dipole Out of Crutches by Bob Fischer 
    Here’s a fun way to “break” into ham radio! Use this unique antenna design to find signals — weak or strong.
  • The Garage Sentinel by Larry Coyle 
    Yep. We’ve got yet another parking assistant project that will save you from the ’ol hanging tennis ball.
  • A Web Controlled Music and Internet Radio Player by Craig Lindley 
    Never be at a lack for music with this incredibly flexible system that features the Pi MusicBox software.
  • How to Craft a PIC Barometer by Thomas Henry 
    Of all the ingredients that make up a weather forecast, knowing what the current atmospheric pressure is doing is the most important.
  • A DIY Indoor Air Quality Monitoring System by Tom Kibalo 
    The air that we breathe indoors — whether at home or at work — can put us at risk for health problems if there are common pollutants in it. Be sure of what you’re breathing with this prototype system that features many types of sensors.


  • Techknowledgey by Jeff Eckert
    Events, Advances, and News
    Read about a method for cancelling shockwaves, giving your device the finger, 3D printed cars, and more.
  • Q&A 
    Reader Questions Answered Here
    Answers to questions about furnace data acquisition and electronics around vehicle fuel tanks.
  • The Spin Zone by Jon McPhalen
    Fun with Charlieplexing
    Learn about this method of LED control that takes advantage of a processor’s ability to manipulate the pin state.
  • The Design Cycle by Fred Eady
    Giving Our “Board” Wings to Fly Over LANs or the Internet
    The A-10 Thunderbolt II (also known as the Warthog) is built around its 30 mm cannon. This month’s offering is built around its own 10 MB Ethernet port. I’ve got the itch, so let’s scratch-build the “board” which is based on the Microchip PIC32MX795F512L.
  • Near Space by L. Paul Verhage
    CubeSats — Part 5: Designing a Model CubeSat for School Use
    As CubeSats continue to play a pivotal role in space exploration, it’s important to introduce more schools to this technology. Here’s a kit that can do just that.
  • Practical 3D Printing by Chuck Hellebuyck
    Pegboard Solder Holder
    Never lose your roll of solder again with this handy bench organizational tool.

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