How to build a DIY homemade GPS tracker with a Raspberry pi for less than $50


You want to build a DIY GPS tracker at home?

With that GPS tracker, you'll be able to track something from your computer or smartphone remotely. This is the concept behing the 3 letters IOT. So be be ready to roll up your sleeves, we got job to do. :-)

This tutorial will enumerate the steps to build a DIY GPS tracker with a Raspberry pi for less than $50.

To start, your need the following parts:

  • A Raspberry pi zero

  • A Lithium polymere battery 6600 mAh

  • A sim card

  • A battery charger

  • A SD card with Raspbian OS (Linux derivated Operating system) installed on it for the Raspberry pi board

  • A passive GSM antenna

  • A GPS antenna