The main idea of this project was to be able to "low jack" myself and be able to see what trails I had traveled on in the winter snowmobiling season, then take that data and lay it over a google map to see the detailed lay of the trails and what cities were near the trails that I was not aware of. This is my first Instructable and would really like to publish this for the final part of my class project so that I may graduate from college this spring.
Step 1: The components
The components, I chose the following components for their high reliability and ease of use.
Otter Box 1000 Clear case - Strong and watertight
Parallax Micro controller - Easy to program (took an entire quarter of programing this in College)
GPS Module - Easy to obtain Latitude and Longitude from this device to "plot points"
Parallax Micro SD reader - Write data to Micro SD Card for easier upload to computer
OLED Screen - Easy to program to inverted images( explained further in following steps)
Eprom module - required to program the micro controller
A to D converter - Take the analog signal from the temperature sensor and make it digital so the micro controller can process it
LM34 Temperature Sensor - Gives reliable data to AtoD converter to display exterior and body temperature
Lastly the Radio shack 371 hole PCB