Real Time Tide Data Experiment to measure tide levels remotely, log on the internet, and post to twitter.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Up and running

The remote sensor is housed in an electrical box.   The solar panel is attached to keep the battery charged.

Here's what's inside the box:

The Freewave Radio, 12 volt battery, Arduino with a proto shield, battery charger, and ping transducer.

Hope it is water proof enough, we'll find out shortly since its going to rain tonight.

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