Latest from Kevin Fodor


It seems that no matter how much things change, one thing that is always constant is a kid’s fascination with all things trains. When my son was about 4 years old he was fascinated by passing trains. Even more captivating to him was the railroad crossing signals which would flash... Read more »


This project guide explains how to build an operating railroad grade crossing signal controller (GCSC) for controlling a simulated railroad crossing signal that has working flashing lamps and striking bell. Just like the real thing! This board was also designed with hacking in mind. Due to the on-board 5 VDC... Read more »


Adding a remote control switch to nearly any project is easy with these small keyfob-based RC relays. They are very inexpensive (<$20) and offer such options as MOMENTARY and TOGGLE operation as well as multiple relay channels to control. However, from what I found, these units require 12VDC to operate... Read more »