I Lied About Finishing the Eagle Files

A project log for Smart Antenna Tracker

An antenna tracker that adjusts for real-time changes in location, tilt & heading. It replaces a 915MHz 3DR ground radio module.

BrandonBrandon 08/05/2014 at 03:310 Comments

When I finished my eagle board I went to digikey and began sourcing my parts.  I found out that one of my power ICs was no longer available so I had to change one of my buck convertors.  Then I decided to change out my Accelerometer/Magnetometer for a LSM9DS0 which is a 9DOF IC including an Accelerometer, Gyro, and Magnetometer.  This will help me sleep at night knowing I will have very good attitude awareness of the antennas.

Also if you read my last log entry you will notice I had some trouble getting a .GKO from the CAM job provided by ITEAD studios.  A .GKO is a board outline file.  Unfortunately, the CAM job provided by ITEAD does not produce a .GKO but it does produce a .do and a .GML which appear to be similar.  I was unsure which file I should send in to I emailed ITEAD's customer service.

ITEAD opened a service ticket and immediately closed it.  I did not get a response from them.  Two days later I sent them a nasty gram and I got this response.

Maybe I am doing something wrong, but this customer service sucks.  I used ITEAD once before and I think I just renamed my .GML to .GKO.  I'll try it and see what happens.