Computer Control and Interfacing with the NI MyRIO by David Ward Construct a temperature control system and data logger using the NI MyRIO.
Take a CAN Bus for a Spin — Part 3 by Jon Titus Using Controller Area Network (CAN) controller interrupts and flags.
The Magic of the Gilbert Erector Set by David Goodsell Update a classic Erector Set Ferris Wheel with an Arduino.
Synchronizing a 60 Hz Crystal Controlled Oscillator to the Line by Dana Geiger Sync a digital oscillator to an analog source.
Translational Reality Part 2: Control the World by Playing Pong by Bryan Bergeron See how a classic video game can be adopted for use as a translational reality interface (TRI) to enable the player to monitor and operate a remote device by simply the classic game of Pong.
An Old-School Digital Clock by Bryant Julstrom Build a digital “old school” CMOS clock.
Tech Forum Questions Check out the Questions for this issue.
Near Space by L. Paul Verhage A BalloonSat Photometer Flight Computer See how to create a recording photometer for BalloonSats.
Open Communication by Louis E. Frenzel Personal Radio Technologies Cell phones aren’t the only option for communication with your family and friends.
The Design Cycle by Fred Eady Get “Patriot”ic with Lemos’ LoRa Radio Module We are going to dig through the datasheet, push the buttons, and turn the knobs on the new Patriot PW1-928 RF data transceiver module from Lemos International.
Q&A by Kristen McIntyre Reader Questions Answered Here Find answers to questions on modernizing an old radio’s power and monitoring a tankless hot water heater.
My First Time Machine — Well, at Least My First Flux Capacitor by Bryan Bergeron With a circuit simulator and a basic knowledge of components and circuit theory, it’s possible to simulate just about any electronic device that can be built.