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Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 3

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 3

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Jun 20, 2014 2:05 am |

Summary:

In this installment of Project MARV, Charles walks us through the build process of the quadcopter's frame and just how to go about it. Read the article.

Amateur Radio is Still Alive and Kicking: Journey to Becoming a HAM

Amateur Radio is Still Alive and Kicking: Journey to Becoming a HAM

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Jun 18, 2014 10:04 pm |

Summary:

Charles recently started his quest to expand his maker skill set, and decided to take a stroll down the road to becoming a licensed amateur radio operator. Read the article.

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 2

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 2

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Apr 22, 2014 2:05 am |

Summary:

In this installment, we cover the tiny GPS Data Logger that will mount directly to the frame of the quad-copter and allow recording its flight path. Read the article.

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 1

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 1

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Apr 18, 2014 6:06 am |

Summary:

With multi-rotor helicopters getting a bad rap lately, Charles created his own multi-rotor to show that they can be used for more than controversy. Read the article.

Project ATAAPR: Andy the Autonomous Arduino Powered Rover - Part 1

Project ATAAPR: Andy the Autonomous Arduino Powered Rover - Part 1

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Mar 21, 2014 4:52 am |

Summary:

Charles walks us through the steps used to create a cheap, autonomous rover that runs off of an Arduino. Let's check out part one now! Read the article.

Hands-on with the TinyDuino and TinyLily Systems from TinyCircuits

Hands-on with the TinyDuino and TinyLily Systems from TinyCircuits

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Feb 12, 2014 8:33 am |

Summary:

TinyCircuits' TinyDuino and TinyLily development systems take the normal bulky development board standard and flip it on its head. Let's take a look. Read the article.

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Dec 2, 2013 3:04 am |

Summary:

Makerspaces are a major part of the DIY / Maker movement, and this is why you need to be a part of one. Charles explains why in this article. Read the article.

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a "Maker"

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a "Maker"

By:

Charles Gantt |

Posted:

Mar 29, 2013 2:10 pm |

Summary:

Charles Gantt delivers his thoughts on what he and others define as a "Maker", ahead of a flow of DIY maker articles and guides he will deliver to TweakTown. Read the article.

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