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Radio Controlled Robotics

A beginner course in programming for remote operation

No Prerequisites

​In-Person Course


Course Dates

Radio Controlled Robotics

Radio Controlled Robotics
July 9 - Aug 15
11am - 1pm
T, Th
12 Sessions

* Class is not available to register but you can contact us to be added to the call-back list.


  • RF Technology

  • Power control

  • Microcontrollers

  • Motor Drivers

  • Signal properties and troubleshooting

  • Antenna theory

  • Remote video systems

  • Video latency

  • Small mechanical drive systems

  • Gearing and gear ratio principles

  • Soldering skills

  • Wiring layout and signal concerns

  • Dealing with sensitive electronics in harsh environments

  • Conformal coating, device potting and other protection methods

  • Electronic troubleshooting and repair

During this course, students will discover the art of customizing a ground-based vehicle platform (RC Car) to accomplish various tasks with distance, temperature, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), and other crucial sensors. With a focus on C++ programming and microcontrollers, students will gain hands-on experience with Arduino development platforms

RC Robotic Vehicle

This innovative course provides students with the opportunity to develop their skills by working on an individual project tailored to their unique interests. Each student will design and construct a personalized vehicle, equipped with necessary sensors, capable of accomplishing intricate tasks.

Upon completion of this innovative course, students will possess a solid understanding of basic robotics principles, C++ programming, and the ability to create unique custom vehicles.

several robotic cars

Course Overview

Course Dates

Radio Controlled Robotics

Radio Controlled Robotics
July 9 - Aug 15
11am - 1pm
T, Th
12 Sessions

Click here to get notified of upcoming classes


You can register by phone between 9am and 4pm PDT

Important - You will need a CTCLink ID number in order for us to help you over the phone or in person. You can follow the steps below to get one.

Fill out an application to Edmonds College:
Online Admissions Application

A few notes for your application:
Enroll as: "First Year"
Program: "Professional Technical"
Term: "_____" (Season plus year, such as: Spring 2023)
Degree or Certificate: "Undecided - Professional Technical"

Once you have received your CTC Link ID number please let us know and we can get you registered for your class.

Registering Online

Washington State colleges are now using CTCLink for all student services.

  • Follow the link below - login in or create an account

  • Go to "Student Homepage"

  • Choose "Manage Classes"

  • "Class Search and Enroll"

  • Choose Edmonds College and the quater (Control + F to search page)

  • Search for class name or number (Class Number will get you to where you want faster)

Online Registration Login Page - CTCLInk

NOTE - All our classes fall under "Special Topics: Manufacturing".

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