Horace Cunningham
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Techpod In Jamaica

Started this discussion. Last reply by Horace Cunningham May 17. 3 Replies

Hey guys, Me and my team at Jamaica Robotics Group has been in contact with Wayne Garris for quite a while in regards to drone use here on the island to help protect the fisheries around the…Continue

Tags: Jamaica, 2.6, APM, techpod

Log/Personnel Management Online App

Started Jan 17 0 Replies

Hi guys,I am currently working on a log and UAV personnel management system for my company(and the community) and I would love to have your input.I have so far christened the application TechLog…Continue

Tags: logs, UAV, log, management, planner

Amicell high density polymer battery for UAV

Started Jan 10 0 Replies

Hey guys I am looking at ways by which the range of battery operated UAVs can be extended beyond the normal 1-3 hours of flight time(or the 7 hours by the Techpod). I have been looking at these…Continue

Gimbal board compatible with APM 2.6

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Leete Aug 10, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi guys,I am looking to build a 2 axis gimbal with X and Y rotation for the mobius action cam. What I want to know is exactly how to integrate a gimbal board with APM 2.6 to allow for remote…Continue

Tags: 2.6, APM, gimbal

 

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Latest Activity

Horace Cunningham replied to Horace Cunningham's discussion Techpod In Jamaica
"And here is the official announcement guyshttp://www.suasnews.com/2015/05/36014/drone-monitoring-of-islands-fishing-territory-moves-closer/"
May 17
Horace Cunningham commented on Gisela & Joe Noci's blog post Ball Turret Gimbal for small Cameras
"what is the latest on this? interested"
May 4
Horace Cunningham replied to Adam Bellchambers's discussion Techpod model for X-plane or other sim? in the group Techpod Users
"Tell me if you need any help as well. The government of Jamaica will be using a techpod airframe to patrol coastal areas in an anti piracy drive, will need some form of simulator to train them"
May 2
Horace Cunningham replied to Adam Bellchambers's discussion Techpod model for X-plane or other sim? in the group Techpod Users
"Techpod is now opensource so you can download the models and use them"
May 2
Horace Cunningham commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Syrian Airlift trials use of drones to deliver supplies to conflict zones
"@Alexander Anderson - Re-read what I wrote before, didnt seem like you read it well"
Apr 2
Horace Cunningham commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Syrian Airlift trials use of drones to deliver supplies to conflict zones
"@Mark so let me get this straight: You are going to fly a UAV from one country's airspace into another without permission... and see absolutely nothing wrong with that?And let me see where you are going to fly from.... The border area with…"
Apr 2
Horace Cunningham commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Syrian Airlift trials use of drones to deliver supplies to conflict zones
"It's a sensitive issue but I won't even call these groups "enemy of United States", remember when the war started in 2011? ISIS(then Al Qaeda in iraq) helped to form the most potent rebel group in syria, Jabhat al Nusra. Back…"
Apr 1
Horace Cunningham commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Syrian Airlift trials use of drones to deliver supplies to conflict zones
"May be a noble idea but ultimately I believe it is crazy. Any drone spotted in Syrian airspace will be shot down by the government and their operators arrested. Jabhat Al Nusra and other terrorist groups in Syria have been deploying drones such as…"
Apr 1
Horace Cunningham commented on Drone thermal camera's blog post Aerial thermal environmental monitoring with drone
"What is the cost for one of these cameras?"
Apr 1
Horace Cunningham replied to Horace Cunningham's discussion Techpod In Jamaica
"Great, will do :)We will be doing a lot of researching to figure out best practices especially on how to effectively patrol fisheries and sanctuaries. Jamaica is the largest supplier of conch in the west and thus our waters are prime targets for…"
Mar 16
iskess replied to Horace Cunningham's discussion Techpod In Jamaica
"i love hearing of righteous applications of UAVs like this. Battling poachers is a very noble cause and something I would like to get involved with. I'm watching your thread with enthusiasm. Keep us the good fight."
Mar 15
Horace Cunningham posted a discussion

Techpod In Jamaica

Hey guys, Me and my team at Jamaica Robotics Group has been in contact with Wayne Garris for quite a while in regards to drone use here on the island to help protect the fisheries around the mainland and in the cays. We lose millions of US dollars annually and our fishing stock is all but ruined, we have lost so much as a matter of fact that fisherfolk are actively looking to sell their vessels, some for as little as $3000 USD, to escape the industry. Most of our losses are due to fishermen…See More
Mar 15
Horace Cunningham posted a discussion

Log/Personnel Management Online App

Hi guys,I am currently working on a log and UAV personnel management system for my company(and the community) and I would love to have your input.I have so far christened the application TechLog because of its association with the opensource Techpod community project :)When completed(version 1.0) the application will be able to:1. Allow admins/company/uav managers to add personnel to the database2. Allow personnel to be assigned to UAV teams or units3. Set the role of personnel in a unit e.g.…See More
Jan 17
Horace Cunningham posted a discussion

Amicell high density polymer battery for UAV

Hey guys I am looking at ways by which the range of battery operated UAVs can be extended beyond the normal 1-3 hours of flight time(or the 7 hours by the Techpod). I have been looking at these guys http://www.amicell.co.il/batteries/rechargeable-batteries/li-polymer-batteries/Have anyone had any experience with them?See More
Jan 10
Horace Cunningham replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900 - New long range radio modem
"Thanks for the info Seppo. One concern I have about using a yagi on the repeater rather than a high gain dipole is that the aircraft would lose gain if it is not directly aligned in the transmission beam of the repeater. For example: I have…"
Sep 9, 2014
Horace Cunningham replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900 - New long range radio modem
"I would also like to know if the plans/schematics for the RFD900 is available "
Aug 30, 2014

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I am a drone and technology enthusiast
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I am interested in building and designing drones and other robotic systems.
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