Jay Gould

Senior Engineer at Haven

Latest posts

Integrating Zigbee2MQTT with Home Assistant in a Raspberry Pi K3s cluster

January 12, 2024

Configuring Home Assistant to receive data from Zigbee devices using Zigbee2MQTT and Mosquitto MQTT broker, including complete config for Kubernetes.

Setting up Home Assistant within a Kubernetes K3s cluster

January 01, 2024

Getting Home Assistant set up with a self hosted K3s cluster instead of the traditional HA OS installation.

Allow traffic K3s cluster in self hosted environment

December 14, 2023

Configuring K3s for self hosting web applications using Traefik ingress and load balancers from default K3s options.

Exposing a self hosted web app to be accessible from home network

December 12, 2023

How to expose a web app to the outside world using DynamicDNS, port forwarding, and a more modern solution using Cloudflare Tunnels.

Accessing a Raspberry Pi on a virtual desktop connection with VNC

December 04, 2023

Using VNC Viewer and RealVNC to access a Raspberry Pi from another machine on a local network.

Evaluating camera options for a HAB flight for capturing photo and video

November 01, 2023

Experimenting with options for a high altitude balloon flight, including SPI camera, ESP32-CAM, and standalone action camera.

An long range distance experiment with LoRaWAN on The Things Network

October 04, 2023

Making the most of a mountain climb to experiment with the range of LoRa transmission from an ESP32 module to a gateway on The Things Network.

Tracking a HAB using The Things Network using LoRaWAN and LMIC-node

September 16, 2023

Encoding and sending telemetry data to The Things Network to use third party gateways for tracking high altitude balloons.

Transferring data between two ESP32s via SPI pins

July 07, 2023

Sending data between two ESP32 microcontroller boards using SPI interface, for the purpose of transferring data to be sent over LoRa radio.

LoRa radio range tests with varying software configurations

July 03, 2023

A short post documenting figures from a LoRa distance test, designed to get the maximum distance in my area by altering both the software options and the antenna types.

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