My local radio station has a web stream, that you can play from their website (www.radiokoeln.de). Their site, in addition to having annoying ads that delay the start of the music, only runs on Adobe Flashplayer. I wanted to be able to play it on my Raspberry Pi from XBMC, which is running an arm… Continue Reading Breaking into your local radio station
As a part of my home automation, I want to collect data on our Power, Gas and water usage. I already covered the power usage in a previous post, so this will describe my setup to monitor our water usage. Fortunately, our gas meter (Pipersberg G4 RF1 c) and water meter (Sensus 620) both have… Continue Reading ESP8266 + Gas / Water monitoring
I recently purchased an ExtremeView xv3300 from EFTA.us. I highly recommend their service: Shipping was fast and prices were great. To link it in with my current mythtv system, I needed to build/buy an irblaster, and hook it up to lirc to blink the codes to the set top box. Then I needed to configure… Continue Reading MythTV & Satellite TV
GPS Logging of my Germany trip is complete (enough). Version 1 is available at: http://www.muzik.ca/gpsdata/parse.php The XML files were logged by the Sunset GPS Tracker (mentioned previously) running on my Windows Mobile (yuck!…well actually it works quite well) and a Hollux GPSlim bluetooth receiver. While in Germany, I had the receiver on my person very… Continue Reading GPS Logging
My photo database has now been updated. Rather than using photodb (software I wrote), I am now using the much better “gallery” software. http://photodb.muzik.ca/ One more step closer to Germany!
Below are some links for logging GPS data from a serial port, on windows mobile 5 to a text file: http://www.vodafonebetavine.net/web/SunsetGPSLogger/downloads http://handheld.softpedia.com/get/GPS/GPS-Logger-2005-16926.shtml as found by “Windows Mobile” “GPS Logger” on google