Jay Gould

Senior Engineer at Haven

Latest posts

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.

Sending GPS data over LoRa for HAB tracking

June 11, 2023

Integrating a GPS module to a Raspberry Pi Pico to send telemetry data using a LoRa transmitter.

Programming the Raspberry Pi Pico in Arduino IDE on a Mac

June 01, 2023

How to use Arduino IDE to program a Raspberry Pi Pico, including loading example sketches and loading custom code.

Tracking high altitude balloons with LoRa using Raspberry Pi gateway

May 20, 2023

Using LoRa gateway software on a Raspberry Pi to transmit location and sensor data to Sondehub in order to display HAB telemetry for viewing by everyone.

Using LoRa for communication between ESP32 and Raspberry Pi

May 03, 2023

Configuring ESP32 and Raspberry Pi 4 to use standalone Lora RFM9x modules for point to point data transfer, with connection details and list of usable libraries.

The start of my journey into high altitude balloon and radio tracking

April 28, 2023

The start of a two month obsession into learning about high altitude ballooning and long range balloon tracking.

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