YARD Stick One


YARD Stick One is a sub-1 GHz wireless test tool controlled by your computer.

YARD Stick One photo

YARD Stick One is available from:

YARD Stick One (Yet Another Radio Dongle) can transmit or receive digital wireless signals at frequencies below 1 GHz. It uses the same radio circuit as the popular IM-Me. The radio functions that are possible by customizing IM-Me firmware are now at your fingertips when you attach YARD Stick One to a computer via USB.

Capabilities:

(Official operating frequencies are guaranteed to work. Unofficial operating frequencies work in our experience.)

YARD Stick One comes with RfCat firmware installed, courtesy of atlas. RfCat allows you to control the wireless transceiver from an interactive Python shell or your own program running on your computer. YARD Stick One also has CC Bootloader installed, so you can upgrade RFCat or install your own firmware without any additional programming hardware. An antenna is not included. ANT500 is recommended as a starter antenna for YARD Stick One.

Originally based on the ToorCon 14 Badge design, YARD Stick One has several featured not previously seen in CC1111 platforms:

technical information

For documentation and open source design files, visit the project wiki.

getting help

For assistance with YARD Stick One and RfCat usage or development, please subscribe to the YARDStick mailing list. This is the preferred place to ask questions so that others may locate the answer to your question in the list archives in the future. Additionally, you may want to join us in the #rfcat IRC channel on freenode.