After today's monologue on the state of things, I managed to get some hardware work in tonight --- including breaking out the soldering iron.
I got my Adafruit and Sparkfun packages today and managed to
- solder headers on the Adalogger Featherwing and my two feathers
- dig up an SD card and CR1220 battery for the Adalogger
- in the process, found my old TECS work from my Africa deployment --- alongside an old picture of me with some French marines on a desert warfare and survival course
- initialise the RTC with the current date and time
- verify the SD card
So now, I've got an additional couple of functions in the sketch to append a timestamp and supposed battery level to a logfile. The only problem is that I'm not getting a good voltage level, just a zero. I'm going to let the sketch run overnight anyways as the timestamps will give me a baseline run time idea for the radio usage.
The current sketch is here.
Here we go!