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Upgrading my PiAware


PiAware Box 1.0

So the PiAware I operate has a problem: It isn’t uploading data! But in a weird way, it is. The receiver can still be accessed via port 30003 (Basestation format), this is the data stream that I scrape to operate the “Airplanes Nearby” widget to the right of this article. Normally this problem would require me to log into SSH and reboot it or go and unplug it. But this time its different, because while it is uploading data, SSH is inoperable and physically power cycling the device does not alter its behaviour. As you can see from the image, my housing isn’t very maintenance-friendly. So its time to upgrade.

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