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Lorawan Server

What is lorawan Lorawan is a wireless wide area network technology, based on Lora  narrowband  Spread Spectrum technology. What Does a Lorawan Server Do A lorawan server is in the Internet Cloud, and processes data received from  remote field sensors (measuring environmental factors), which are known as nodes. The data Read more…

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How to Build a Lorawan Gateway

What is  Lorawan First of all, what is Lorawan.  It is a wireless technology that allows small amounts of data to be sent between a remote sensor (such as a river level detector), and the Internet. Lorawan technology is very efficient at sending the sensor data over long distances, whilst Read more…

How Does a Marine Diesel Engine Work
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How Does a Marine Diesel Engine Work

How does a marine diesel engine work Diesel engines are widely used in both road vehicles, and marine installations. But how do diesel engines work ? Marine diesels, and diesel engines in general are a ‘compression ignition engine’. Air is drawn into the cylinder, and then compressed. This compression of Read more…

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Lorawan IOT Gateway construction

Lorawan- building an IoT  Gateway for the Things Network Lincoln Things Network I am the initiator of the Lincoln Things Network which is a worldwide crowd funded initiative, bringing lorawan wireless IOT (Internet of Things) to the world. The local Lincoln group which I founded can be found at https://www.thethingsnetwork.org/community/lincoln/ Read more…

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Marine Radio Installation

Marine Radio Equipment Installation on Ships Having talked with many current, and retired Electro Technical Officers (ETO), it is apparent that radio communications  is considred by some, a ‘Black Art’. The main two frequency bands that you will come across on a Marine vessel are HF & VHF. HF is Read more…

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Rocket Design Pen Holder by Craig Miles

Rocket Design Pen Holder by Craig Miles A Rocket inspired pen / pencil holder that I designed and made myself, from a scrap piece of galvanised metal conduit, saved from a bin. This type of conduit is used to protect electrical cables.