Antonie Kruger
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  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa
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Monitoring coal discard dumps for combustion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hayden Wilson Sep 17. 2 Replies

Hi Guys,I have a coal discard dump that I need to rehabilitate to a state where the discard does not run into the natural streams in the area. Discard is the fines and other undesirable mined…Continue

 

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Antonie Kruger commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"Well done fellas, thanks for your selfless work."
Nov 26
Antonie Kruger commented on Mauricio's blog post Aeromapper 300 mapping drone –1.5 hr endurance with multisensor capabilities
"Show us Mark - the proof is in the pudding."
Nov 24
Antonie Kruger commented on Mauricio's blog post Aeromapper 300 mapping drone –1.5 hr endurance with multisensor capabilities
"Hi fellas, I'm the first person who complains about profiteering and have a hissy fit about seemingly excessive pricing. The bottom line - Mauricio based his products on proven airframes. Installed and refined the parachute landing, had…"
Nov 24
Antonie Kruger replied to Robert Merki's discussion Tell me what pains you about drones/UAVs. (VENT AT ME)
"Hey Rob - the protection of my financial investment. I purchase the goods from ABC, mount and install them and still don't feel secure putting my  $$'s in the air. I think this translates to crisis management(that OH Shi....…"
Nov 18
Antonie Kruger commented on Doug Walmsley's blog post Ambulance Drone' ... a flying defibrillator!
"Fellas - this is such a crap idea....right to the point where you need an AED. Face it - all the symptoms described above can and will be detected by an AED and it will only fire a pulse when it narrowed the symptoms down. I've seen this in…"
Nov 10
Antonie Kruger replied to SILVERZORRA's discussion What is the best platform for mapping around 300km of highway?
"Hi, If you require 1m accuracy on your contours and detail you might as well get onto Google maps pro and get your DEM and detail from there. The density of your ground control points depends on your altitude of flight and camera. The points need to…"
Nov 8
Antonie Kruger replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pontoon Remote Survey Vehicle (RSV) in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Hi Tom, good work. My instruments are also temperamental about carriage return and line feed chr(10) AND chr(13). Some take one or the other and some takes both....odd, but it is what it is. Good luck with the integrated testing - keep us…"
Oct 26
Antonie Kruger commented on Gerard Toonstra's blog post Redesigning multirotor ESC's
"Hi Gerard, this is a brilliant effort. I'll back you in any  medium you chose to raise funds. IMHO the strategic thinkers out there looking at the future of private autonomous vehicles and the development path ahead have this development…"
Oct 26
Antonie Kruger replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pontoon Remote Survey Vehicle (RSV) in the group ArduBoat User Group
"I hear you,mate. I saw the tri build. I was very impressed. You are putting down a decent foundation, thanks. Antonie"
Oct 16
Antonie Kruger replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pontoon Remote Survey Vehicle (RSV) in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Tom, I'm thinking out loud - Looking at the architecture that will be in place for navigation - You'll be using APM with a GPS. The positional coordinates, pitch and roll are already available from APM via the MavLink output. Is it…"
Oct 15
Antonie Kruger replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pontoon Remote Survey Vehicle (RSV) in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Hi Tom, that is looking great, mate - I suspect you might be in trouble when your wife finds out where your lunch boxes disappears to :) Looking at your data requirement and the parsing of the NMEA strings. Your GPS will give position at 5Hz. Not…"
Oct 15
Antonie Kruger commented on F. C. Bearsch "Tearig"'s blog post the latest prototype, UAV 270
"Hi Buddy, I admire your work. Very cool indeed. Do you perhaps build ships in bottles as well:)"
Oct 13
Antonie Kruger commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post CanberraUAV Outback Challenge 2014 Debrief
"Well done, fellas - thanks for the write-up, Tridge."
Oct 3
Antonie Kruger replied to Waladi's discussion [Aerial Mapping] What is best Sony Nex 5 setting for Aerial Mapping mission?
"Buddy, I'm using a S2300. I've built 2 H-frame copters with fairly big fuse's(They look like C130's :)) - so I do not fly in much wind. I went through the process of tracking and eliminating vibrations and are reaching a point…"
Sep 24
Antonie Kruger replied to Waladi's discussion [Aerial Mapping] What is best Sony Nex 5 setting for Aerial Mapping mission?
"Hi Waladi, I think this is a good discussion around the Sony choice. Maybe you should take one step back and try to look at different reasons why the Canon is giving you blurry images. Have you looked at your airframe and ruled out all possible…"
Sep 24
Antonie Kruger commented on wayne garris's blog post Techwing update and maiden
"Very cool. Well done."
Sep 22

Profile Information

About Me:
I'm a dad, hub, surveyor, manager, programmer, gardener and robotic hobbyist - in that order.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I'm having fun - flying robots seems like an awesome idea. Then I would like to make them work.
Hometown:
Johannesburg

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u-blox NEO-6P GPS chip

Posted on November 16, 2012 at 1:30am 22 Comments

I was just notified by a supplier of gps modules in RSA that this product has become available locally(RSA). I'm not sure how long this has been out in the rest of the world, but the following statement had my attention : NEO-6P GPS module for Precise Point Positioning....OK, what is PPP, and how accurate is it exactly. The…

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