Tag Archives: radio

micro:bit wireless keypad communicator

Learn how computers scan keyboards and make your own wireless texting machine! Building on my micro:bit calculator project, which uses a 4×4 membrane keypad attached to a breakout board, I made a simple device so you can send and receive … Continue reading

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Radio clock

BFH (Broadcasting From Home) is quite the thing these days, so I thought I’d make a web version of the clocks used in radio studios. These spell out the time in easy-to-read words, and remove the brain-gymnastics required to turn … Continue reading

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Human Voices by Penelope Fitzgerald

Human Voices by Penelope Fitzgerald (1980). 4th Estate Books, £8.99 It’s hard not think that I was destined to read, and indeed love, this book. Andy Miller recommended it to me saying he thought it would be right up my … Continue reading

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piPlay

A simple Raspberry Pi audio playout system with GUI for radio or theatre. It runs from one Python 3 program (code on Github) on a vanilla Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and requires no other software or libraries to be installed. … Continue reading

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Fip Now Plays

I’ve been tweaking my touch-screen Raspberry Pi radio. It’s optimised for the Pimoroni HyperPixel display, but it would work with any touch-screen, although it may need scaling for different sized screens. Aside from the mpd/mpc music player and adding some … Continue reading

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