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Subject: Re: pic,phone,sms and kayaks help
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:53:12 +1300
Organization: Attica Communications
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David Rayment wrote:
> Good Afternoon,
> I need lots of help.
> I need your help to provide recommended parts, prices and books.
> I am the leader of a kayak troop (a group of 30 people), the group is
> usually spread out over 20 km distances eg around the bay Mornington to
> Geelong/Barwon heads.
> I would like each craft to send an sms containing GPS data to my phone
> or PC so I cam record the details & know their locations (and be able to
> sms the sending phone and get the details sms'd back).
> What I was thinking was...
> Using a pic eg 16F84(What else is there?), an Motorola M12+ Oncore gps
> board (What else is there?) and Antenna, an old nokia phone eg
> second-hand $50.
> I need to keep the device as small as possible but within limitations eg
> below A$100 a piece including phone as each member will have to help pay
> for it.
> I am quite happy to learn to use a pic programmer and program in basic
> or c (ex Swinburne bappsc(comp.sci.)).
> Happy to write the code, solder the parts, test them myself.
> What I would like is someone to tell me what parts I would need.
> eg an pic16f84 programmer and 16f84 chips
> some plastic board or pcb, an oscillator chip? a serial comms. chip?
> Is there a pic chip with serial comms and oscillator built in,
> and all I need to do is plug in the chip (use a resistor drop voltage to
> 3 volt max) solder some wire to the motorola board and modify the nokia
> cable and solder it to the pcb.
> Some sort of 12 v power supply for the pic chip? the motorola chip uses
> 2.85v to 3.15 volt power and outputs on the serial ports ttl of 0-3volts
> I have no idea where to start.
> Please help.
> David Rayment
You need an IP modem I think the name is instead of the mobile phone.
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