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    Ben and Alyson are getting ready to head to Maker Faire, but have a problem. In previous years they've had trouble with cell phone reception when they need to communicate with each other. They have a bunch of footage to shoot at the faire and don't want to waste time looking for each other. Ben gets the idea to build text radios! Be builds two radios they can use to send text messages on a dedicated frequency. He makes custom PCBs for the keyboard, LCD, and radio modules which he stuffs into custom cases. Now they're ready for Maker Faire!