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  • For antenna problems. I build my own as I am an amateur radio operator. I am busy building and 438 mhz blade dipole for my SABRE UAV for the aprs tracker. For the cam I am making a 2.4GHz dipole  tho use at top of tail boob. Goto fireriskdesigns.wozaonline.co.za to see progress on craft.

  • @RhinoUAV - Hello, In midrand there is a company called Miro, they will have all the wireless technolgy at wholesale price you need.


    Give them a call they are eager to help.

  • Ladies and gents .. We need help sourcing some antennas urgently. As in by tonight to get onto a flight up to mozambique on friday morning

    We require either yagi or patch antennas for the 2.1Ghz also 900mhz or instead of the 900 mhz - 433Mhz instead

    any pointers on where we can source these from in JHB?

    thanx in advance -

    YesGary I will get around to changing the name of this account too  or posting as something else... but desperate right now

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    Thinking about having another UASfest in the KZN Midlands for spring, there is a beer festival coming up during the Nottingham Road 125th celebrations early September would seem an appropriate sort of time.......

  • ArduIMU v3 For Sale

    Price: R490 excl postage


    This domain may be for sale!
  • Awie.

    Living in China now 10 years and started flying again, the Chinese products is quit cheap and low quility.

  • Selling APM2 with a lot of goodies


    This domain may be for sale!
  • Also a bit far away from Stellenbosch! Perhaps one day my UAV can make it there on its own :) Enjoy!

  • Bit far away from me, thanx for the invite

  • I will be there, been out for a while now. Need to fly !!

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X-UAV Talons

Hi, we have received a shipment of X-UAV Talons with wing extensions in Pretoria for anyone who is interested in a professional UAV platform capable of carrying a SLR Camera.Please contact me at cvanvollenstee@cfaktor.com 

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250 Quad with Pixfalcon autotune help

Hi,I converted my ZMR250 from a Naze 32 to a Pixfalcon. I got everything setup and vibrations looks fine.I then did a auto-tune on the Roll axis and would like to know if it is normal for a small quad or should I be concerned with the low values.Stabilize Roll = 4,873756Roll P = 0,03859347Roll I = 0,03859347Roll D = 0,001254361Imax = 0,444Filt = 20,000Firmware Ver. 3.4.6I did try to auto-tune the Pitch axes as well. But the quad just fell out of the air close to the end of the cycle because of…

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Report a non trustable drone manufactor

Alert - Scam Airborne Drones Do not do business with this company - Airbone Drones, 37 Koeberg Rd, Cape Town, 7405, South Africa - www.airbornedrones.coI was robbed because after paying full, only part of the items I bought, where delivered. Even the drone I received does not meet the specifications (see quotation attached), and is useless.My complaints always generate a lot of of excuses and promises, clearly with no intention of solving the problem. Only to postpone it.Mr. John James Geber…

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