Introduction to Arduino Microcontrollers

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Introduction to Arduino
Microcontrollers

...and how they can be
used in Amateur Radio

Andrew Rohne, AC8JO

October 13, 2011

Presentation Outline


Introduction to Arduino Microcontrollers, Shields, etc.


Amateur Radio Applications


Examples


Getting Started


More Information



Open Source Hardware


Open Source Development Kit


User Community Driven

The Basics...

Digital IO (LEDs, switches)

Analog IO (resistive sensor data)

Serial Connection (Sensors, GPS, etc)


Program from your computer



Your limit is only your creativity!

What do these do?

Terminology


I/O Board
-

main microcontroller


Shield
-

add
-
on boards


Sketch
-

the program


Sensor
-

components (thermistors, etc.)


Modules
-

serial data (GPS module, etc.)

14 current boards

Arduino I/O Boards

Shields

Touchscreen Shield

Wave Shield

Datalogging Shield

Shields

Ethernet Shield

XBee Shield

Wifi Shield

More Shields…

APRS Shield

Even more shields!

Gas Sensor

Temp & Humidity

Flex Sensor

Fingerprint Scanner

Geiger Counter

Sensors

Photo/thermistor, infared, force sensitive resistor, Hall effect,
Piezo, tilt sensor..

Sensors

Sketches

Includes

Globals

void setup()

void loop()

Amateur Radio Applications

Applications
-

APRS

Argent Data

Trackduino

Rig Adjustment for Doppler Effect

Morse Code Keyboard

Arduino Controlled Tuner


Basic Sensor
-

light + LED


Temperature and Humidity Sensor


Examples

Sparkfun Getting Started in Arduino Kit ($95)

Sparkfun Starter Kit for Arduino ($60)

Adafruit Experimentation Kit ($85)

Adafruit Starter Pack ($65)



OR


Arduino Board (Uno $30 or Mega $60) +

Breadboard, wires, components, etc.

Getting Started

Links to everything mentioned today:


http://ac8jo.us/



Andrew Rohne, AC8JO

andrew@siliconcreek.net

Twitter: @AC8JO

Web: http://ac8jo.us

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