Arduino UNO - a wonderfull microcontroller board you can get it on ebay or at radioshack
RF Module - from a broken xbox/ ebay
Soldering Iron - mine is a cheap radio shack model
Solder - also avalible at a local radio shack
USB cable - scavenged from old electronics (i found it in my parts bin)
2 1N4001 diodes
Wire cutters - for cutting wire....
Wire strippers - for stripping wire...
pliers - for holding small things/ bending wire...
Wire - i have bolth some 22 AWG wire from radioshack and some fancy 30 AWG Kynar wire (easily avalible on ebay) pretty much any wire will work as long as it is small enough to solder to the connectons on the RF shield
Step 1: Soldering ....
Next you will need to solder the diodes to gether in series ->-> and then solder the side with the line on it to pin 1 and the side without the line to the red wire in the usb cable **** make sure the diodes are the right way around before soldering****
Now you can solder the white wire to pin 2, the green wire to pin 3, and the black wire to pin 4
solder a piece of wire to each of pins 5-7 too, make sure they are long enough to connect to your arduino