Instructables: exploring - wireless - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:56:08 PST BLOX v1.01 iPhone Box Case http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Box-Case/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:45 PDT
littleBits WiFi Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-WiFi-Music-Player/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:56 PDT
Repurpose an old wifi router for the internet-of-things http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurpose-an-old-wifi-router-for-the-internet-of-t/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:35:01 PDT
The Sneeze-Ray Remote-Controlled Nose Tickler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sneeze-Ray-Remote-Controlled-Nose-Tickler/
The Sneeze-Ray Remote-Controlled Nose Tickler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SMALL.jpg alexglow Do you know that old wives' tale about how when you sneeze, it means someone is thinking of you? Apparently, most people don't. I didn't realize that, so I made this project. :) I recently gave my first demo as Maker Advocate for Pinoccio, a new, open-source kit for your own personal Internet of Th...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 18:28:52 PST
Wireless Mailbox Alarm with Phone alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Mailbox-Alarm-with-Phone-alert/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SMALL.jpg eddevine 1x Alarm kit Auto-Dialer (ebay $10-$20) 1x Door/Window Sensor (included in alarm kit) 1x Keypad/Control Unit with AC Adaptor (included in alarm kit) 1x Telephone Cable (included in alarm kit) 2x  Cable Ties (home depot or Lowes) A simple way to set up an alert system, after installed, you still h...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:42:06 PST
Wireless remote fireworks tube rack diplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-remote-fireworks-tube-rack-diplay/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:33:51 PDT
Wireless DeadDrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-DeadDrop/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 22:22:01 PDT
The Reusable and Wireless Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reusable-and-Wireless-Igniter/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:26:28 PDT
Wireless RF Controlled Fire Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-RF-Controlled-Fire-Effects/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:01:28 PDT
FM-based Wireless Electric Guitar! http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-based-Wireless-Electric-Guitar/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 05:45:14 PST
How to make bluetooth music-enable hearing protection http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bluetooth-music-enable-hearing-protect/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 13:07:51 PST
XBee Programmable Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/XBee-Programmable-Christmas-Lights/
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Tue, 25 Dec 2012 07:48:33 PST
How to install a TV antenna or aerial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-TV-antenna-or-aerial/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:01:19 PST
Hacking FM Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-FM-Transmitter/
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 06:50:46 PDT
interfacing u.fl connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/interfacing-ufl-connectors/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:42:20 PDT
Smart-Meter radiation shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Meter-radiation-shield/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:56:27 PDT
How to Build a Slayer Exciter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Slayer-Exciter/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 15:01:42 PDT
Weather station mounted on tilting tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-mounted-on-tilting-tower-anemome/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 12:10:31 PDT
Restoring Your Broken XBee http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-your-broken-XBee/
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:23:33 PDT
Wi-Tricity (Wireless Electricity) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Tricity-Wireless-Electricity-1/
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 07:58:54 PDT
Wireless Control Race Start Light Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Race-Start-Control-Light-Set/
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 07:09:14 PDT
Simpler Bluetooth Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Simpler-Bluetooth-Garage-Door-Opener/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 20:09:54 PST
Wireless Power Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Ipod-Charger/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 17:08:13 PDT
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-WIFI-24GHz-Yagi-Antenna/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 02:08:20 PDT
Semi-Wireless Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Wireless-Headphones/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 15:28:42 PDT
Ham radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Ham-radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Low-cost Near Space Without HAM Radios or Cellphones After researching near space balloon projects and launching two of my own I've found that the major hurdle is in communication with the balloon payload. Many near space ballooners are using HAM radio ... How To Save Analog Television - Pirat...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:04:08 PDT
Bluetooth Headset Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Headset-Hack/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 18:50:36 PDT
Android-based Vintage Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-based-Vintage-Phone/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 22:16:01 PDT
Fast, Cheap, and Easy Wifi Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Cheap-and-Easy-Wifi-Cantenna/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:43:31 PDT
Wireless Altoids Cycle Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Altoids-Cycle-Computer/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 20:42:43 PDT
DIY Wifi Extender - Cantenna build with a stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wifi-Extender-Cantenna-build-with-a-stand/
DIY Wifi Extender - Cantenna build with a stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/U50U/GINP19ZS/FZYU50UGINP19ZS.SMALL.jpg budgethackdotcom This antenna is one of the easiest and cheapest things you could build to extend the range of your wifi network.  Most of the materials are probably sitting in your cupboard right now so it really can be built on a shoestring budget. Bill of Materials: Two milo tins or similar F-Type chassie mo...
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Sat, 8 Jan 2011 19:13:20 PST
Walking Clacks Tower (Portable Semaphore Tower) Mark 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Clacks-Tower-Portable-Semaphore-Tower-Ma/
Walking Clacks Tower (Portable Semaphore Tower) Mark 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1ZG9/GI0TM390/FIM1ZG9GI0TM390.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1ZG9/GI0TM390/FIM1ZG9GI0TM390.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/1ZG9/GI0TM390/FIM1ZG9GI0TM390.SMALL.jpg gardners Among other things, I teach a topic on networks at Flinders University.  As much of my other work is focussed around providing communications in difficult places, I decided to make the topic as hands-on as possible, so that anyone, anywhere might be able to make use of it, and even teach it to other...
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 21:14:34 PST
NES Cartridge Wireless Router http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Cartridge-Wireless-Router/
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 09:34:28 PDT
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wire-Your-House-With-Cat-5-or-6-For-Ether/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2009 22:11:01 PST
Personal Applause Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Applause-Sign/
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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:38:00 PDT
Quick and dirty USB wifi dongle waveguide http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-dirty-USB-wifi-dongle-waveguide/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:48:59 PDT
The Making of a Beast: WRT54G Mods, Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-a-Beast-WRT54G-Mods-Part-One/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:54:19 PDT
Old Dog, New Tricks: Mod a Linksys WRT54G-series Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Dog%2c-New-Tricks%3a-Mod-a-Linksys-WRT54G-series-R/
Old Dog, New Tricks: Mod a Linksys WRT54G-series Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/0F5E/F11S8RQY/FFI0F5EF11S8RQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/0F5E/F11S8RQY/FFI0F5EF11S8RQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/0F5E/F11S8RQY/FFI0F5EF11S8RQY.SMALL.jpg GeeDeeKay Take a plain, ordinary (read: boring, with limited functionality) $60 wireless router and supercharge it with cool features and lots more functionality, control, and diagnostics. There's much more under the hood of these devices than is accessible with the vendor's default firmware versions. Even t...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2007 16:53:34 PDT
Power Over Ethernet Router Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Over-Ethernet-Router-Conversion/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 19:45:02 PST
Unleash the Power of Your Router! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unleash-the-Power-of-Your-Router/
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Tue, 11 May 2010 01:28:38 PDT
Low-Power Wireless Charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Power-Wireless-Charging/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 09:27:49 PST
Quick and easy bluetooth skype handset http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-bluetooth-skype-handset/
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Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:33:29 PDT
Wifi Signal Strainer (WokFi) Long Distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Signal-Strainer-WokFi/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2007 01:35:44 PDT
Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/16ZZ/FRXW60YZ/F9I16ZZFRXW60YZ.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides The internet is pretty magical. With the click of a button we can communicate with anyone in the world (who is also using the internet). Wifi only goes and makes this experience even more ethereal. Having the same fundamental structure of the internet, wifi or "wireless" is an invisible series of tu...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2009 14:03:48 PST
Vintage Wi-Fi Internet Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Wi-Fi-Internet-Radio/
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Fri, 15 Jun 2007 14:33:07 PDT
Weatherized Wireless Network Adapter using a water bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherized-Wireless-Network-Adapter-using-a-water/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:56:53 PST
Automated Answering System v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Answering-System-v10/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2008 20:52:43 PDT
WIFI Antenna Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Antenna-Hack!/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 08:00:22 PDT
SD/MMC fits in floppy edge-connector http://www.instructables.com/id/SDMMC-fits-in-floppy-edge-connector/
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Fri, 15 Sep 2006 09:57:20 PDT
The Stealth Router: How to fit a computer inside an UPS case. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Stealth-Router%3a-How-to-fit-a-computer-inside-a/
The Stealth Router: How to fit a computer inside an UPS case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/NF45/F5R8QRJ6/FBNNF45F5R8QRJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/NF45/F5R8QRJ6/FBNNF45F5R8QRJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/NF45/F5R8QRJ6/FBNNF45F5R8QRJ6.SMALL.jpg siloraptor Ever since I've started using Linux I've been obsessed with doing custom routers and trying to cram as much functionality in the less amount of space possible. 'Space' so far being hard drive space, so I set out to build me a new router to substitute the old P5-233 Dell that was working as my firew...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2007 22:59:17 PDT