Welcome to the Habduino Project


The Habduino Project has now been retired. Pages left here for reference. 

For a modern balloon tracker we recommend FlexTrak 

The Habduino Project was an open source sheild and code for Arduinoâ„¢ designed to transmit the current location via a radio transmitter. Its features included :

  • Compatible with Duemilanovo and Uno boards (Leonardo not supported)
  • On board step up to permit operation from 2 x AA batteries.
  • Ublox MAX8Q GPS designed for high altitude use.
  • Optional 70cms frequency agile TCXO equipped transmitter for RTTY 
  • Optional 300mW 2 meter transmitter for APRS.
  • Interrupt driven simultaneous APRS and RTTY transmission.
  • On board temperature sensor. 

View the legacy code and hardware designs on Github here.

Current Status :


The kit contained :

1 x Habduino Sheild.
1 x 0.5 Meter Cable Active Patch Antenna
1 x Battery Holder
1 x RG174 Pigtail to make an antenna with (See this guide http://ukhas.org.uk/guides:payloadantenna)


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