8:00 - 4:00 pm Daily
How do remote sensors work? Understanding the science and electronics of a selection of sensors.
Programming techniques to interface/manage selected sensors.
Practical classroom applications for using remote sensors to do real science. Applications examined will include a sea buoy, Sea Perch robot, and the Boe-Bot® land robot.
- Using amateur radio communications (APRS and packet) with sound card based software to transmit commands, track and receive data.
- Introduction to the Mars-Lander/Marine Amateur Radio Robotics Exploration Activity (MAREA), High Altitude Balloon Operations and the Fox-1 Wobble Experiment.