High Altitude Balloon payload tracker implementation in Python.
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radio_flyer

code to run on a pi for a HAB flight.

amazing diagram and pseudocode

Learned lots from:

Build Status

= how to install

Wiring:

  • I2C sensors wired in
  • GPS on serial
  • MTX2 / NTX2 on the on-board UART
  • Enable pin connected to GPIO 23

On a clean install of raspbian 9:

  • raspi-config:
  • Interfacing: Enable the I2C interface
  • Interfacing: Serial: Disable console, enable hardware.
  • Interfacing: Enable the Camera
  • /boot/config.txt:
  • Pi Nano W: Add to /boot/config.txt: dtoverlay=pi3-miniuart-bt
  • Optionally disable wifi to save power: dtoverlay=pi3-disable-wifi
  • sudo systemctl disable hciuart
  • git clone this repo into /home/pi/radio_flyer
  • cd into linux and run the install script in each subdir