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Hi All,

Before posting an issue or a problem in the ArduBoat Discussion Forum, please check the wiki table of contents, review the firmware release notes in the subforum, and search that subforum for existing answers to your question. Help avoid duplicate threads by finding other members with the same issue and their solution.

When formulating your post, use a descriptive title such as "rover will not navigate to waypoints in the Auto mode" (not "HELP!" or "Problem").

Please include the following information to help diagnose your query:

  • Describe the problem you are having. What is the expected verses the observed behavior?
  • Provide hardware information such as the brand and version of your autopilot, GPS, radio, and compass, as well as any other pertinent details about your rover setup.
  • What version of the APM: ArdurRover2 firmware version are you running?
  • For navigation issues, provide your tlog and/or dataflash log. Click here for instructions on retrieving a dataflash log.


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  • Admin


    Presently that is correct.



  • Hi Everyone, I am reading up on mission planner commands and it is saying that "Loiter" is not functional in APM "Rover". Is this correct?



  • Admin


    What are your following parameters set to:





  • apparently, when i simulate rc loss by switching off my transmitter, my throttle goes maximum. fs_action is set to HOLD. dont know whats wrong

  • Cheers David.

  • Richard,  On the full parameter list change FS_ACTION.  The options are described there I believe.


    David R. Boulanger

  • Can someone please tell me where to find info on how to change the "loss of radio signal" Failsafe from "HOLD" to "RTL"?



  • Developer

    @OwlPic - I'm testing re making EKF2 the default for Rover/Boat and this will resolve the "boat arming" issue.  I am targeting the next release for this.

    Thanks, Grant.

  • Admin

    Looks like OpenROV has been bitten by the RTR ROV bug.

    The early bird Kickstarter special of $599 will not be deliverable until Nov 2016 and we all know how Kickstarter delivery dates can slip, slip, slip:-)



  • Anyone using Pixhawk APM stack on a boat. Found it impossible to arm because the Pixhawk must be held very still for a few seconds before it will allow arming.

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