Solar Powered LoRaWAN Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor

I have finally finished configuring my soil moiture sensor and worked out the kinks with power consumption. It currently works by using a 2N2222 transistor to turn on the sensor for a few moments to get a measurement and then turning it off again to conserve battery. I wrote a quick #ifdef to allow me […]

Micro services inside FreeBSD using Jails, NGINX and PF

Introduction My website opens3.net is built using Kotlin (Ktor), NGINX running on a FreeBSD droplet. The micro services now consist of the following (all written in Kotlin and Perl): Content Management System Weather warning SMS bot (sends weather alerts it parses from BOM) Weather warning back-end Log file processor and IP to location converter for […]