A tiny Si4707 WX Radio Project Update

I pulled out the weather radio project today to see what I could get done in a few hours. I was pretty close on finishing off the hardware but I fell a little short right at the end. I found I had forgotten to buy something to convert the regulated 5V to 3.3V for the…

Project Update : 4D Systems μLCD-43PCT / Si4707 Radio

So as suspected the uLCD-43PCT display worked just fine once I got their USB-RS232 dongle.. it has a RST pin.. maybe it uses it in some way when programming? I didn’t do any research because I just wanted to try the display out but maybe I’ll check that out later. I used Visi Genie which is…

Project: Si4707 Weather Radio

I purchased a Silicon Labs Si4707 weather band radio break out board (BOB) from Sparkfun a couple of months ago and finally did something with it. The Si4707 has a SAME ( Specific Area Message Encoding ) processor that allows alerting for only for a certain kinds of warnings. The weather band radio board receives…

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