Application of Solar Powered Electronic Notice Board to Blasting Schedules in Mining Operations

Erwin Normanyo, I. A. Danquah


Wireless electronic notice boards offer great advantages and are very significant in diverse areas. In this paper, a solar powered wireless electronic notice board was designed utilising global system for mobile communication technology, Arduino Uno board with ATmega328P microcontroller to display the blasting schedules in mining operations. A prototype of the system was constructed. The ATmega328P microcontroller was programmed using the Arduino Integrated Development Environment software while the system was simulated using the Proteus software before the physical implementation of the system was done. The simulated and the physical implementation results showed that the system is able to display the blasting schedules of the mine.


Microcontroller, Notice Board, Photovoltaic, Simulation, Wireless.

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