Tag: GPS

Xiaomi MiJia HT for Ham Radio

The world’s third largest smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched the MiJia VHF/UHF handheld transceiver, Mingchuan Wei BG2BHC says it has generated much interest among radio amateurs The MiJia covers 136-174 MHz and 403-470 MHz, is capable of operating under standby for 8 days and costs around $35 (249 yuan). It features a built-in FM radio […]

via HACKADAY: Micro Radio Time Station Keeps Watch in Sync

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) broadcasts atomic clock time signals from Fort Collins, Colorado on various frequencies. The WWVB signal on 60 kHz blasts out 70,000 watts that theoretically should reach the entire continental US. Unfortunately for [Anish Athalye], the signals do not reach his Massachusetts dorm, so he built this […]

via HACKADAY: Rubidium Disciplined Real Time Clock

[Cameron Meredith] starts the Hackaday.io page for one of his projects by quoting a Hackaday write-up: “A timepiece is rather a rite of passage in the world of hardware hacking“. We stand by that assertion, but we’d say most of the clocks we feature aren’t as capable as his project. He’s made a real-time-clock module […]

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