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nsl_tracker [2013/08/13 12:13] (current)
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 +Wanted a inexpensive GSM/GPS backup tracker for our [[HABEX2]] project.
 +There are a couple out on the market.  Things for tracking your pets and such.
 +But instead of buying one, we wanted to make one that's easily hackable and could be configured specifically for the HABEX mission.
 +At the core of the tracker is simcom's SIM908 module.
 +The module works on the GSM 850MHz, EGSM 900MHz, DCS 1800MHz and PCS 1900MHz frequencies.
 +It can also do multi-slot class 10 GPRS. (85kbps down/ 42kbps down max)
 +It contains an GPS receiver and a real time clock.
 +The NSL tracker board will use an ATMEGA2560 MCU and an FTD232RL for USART to USB.
 +The board also has a mic and an accelerometer for motion detection.
 +All powered by a [[|Li-Po battery]] that will be recharged directly from the board.
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