Scratch-built GPS

GPS

[stok] built this GPS receiver from the ground up. The GPS module he got off of eBay dumps NMEA 0183 data. He combined that with an old Nokia LCD and a PIC microcontroller. I like this project because it shows that you can build devices that the general public assumes are really complex.

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At my request, [stok] added some info on the board etching process to his GPS “thingy” page.

I met former editor Jason Striegel at DefCon this summer and was thoroughly convinced that he was not a robot. I guess I was wrong.

Well, my Facebook link really took off. If you’re looking for other readers at your school, just check out my friends from “Other Schools”, those are all Hack-A-Day readers. Trying to kill some time? Go hunting for the female reader.

[Jettz] has started posting some VB tutorials.

The GoogleTalk fan site is already up. [Sam]

[shandar] suggested ShouldExist for getting project ideas. The HalfBakery would probably work too.

How-to cram a MDD dual processor G4 into a G5 case. [thanks Anthony]

Get 8-bit sound from your parallel port. [camzmac]

Interesting interactive audio/video projects

Some readers have put together a Hack-A-Day Folding@Home team. Hmm

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