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Christchurch


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I'm interested in Arduplane development, soaring and gliding algorithms, terrain mapping, generally what is possible with Ardupilot.


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Andrew Groom replied to Andrew Groom's discussion Best frequency for 3DR Radio for New Zealand - 915 or 433 MHz?
"Also, the terrain I'm going to be flying over is mostly rural and possibly a bit hilly."
May 25, 2013
Andrew Groom posted a discussion
Hi All,I'm looking to get a 3DR telemetry kit for my APM 2.5 and I'm not sure what the best frequency is for NZ conditions - 915 or 433 Mhz? It looks like both are supported here and I understand that you get greater range with 433 but that there…
May 25, 2013
Andrew Groom replied to Rasmus's discussion APM SITL with FlightGear and Ubuntu
"Hi Rasmus,

I'm trying to build this on Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) and, while Arduplane.elf builds fine, I can't seem to run it. I get:
$ ./ArduPlane.elf bash: ./ArduPlane.elf: cannot execute binary file
and:
$ file ./ArduPlane.elf
./ArduPlane.elf: ELF…"
Feb 11, 2013
Andrew Groom commented on Jean-Louis Naudin's blog post Full autonomous Cross Country Soaring flights with the ThermoPilot v6.x
"Hi Jean Louis,
This is great work and I'm very interested to try automated thermal hunting and soaring as well. Are you able to update your Thermopilot code repository? I see it hasn't been modified since July 2011 and there doesn't seem to be…"
Dec 21, 2012
Andrew Groom replied to Bertrand Duchiron's discussion Error compiling code with arduino IDE 1.00
"BTW, arduino 1.0.1 release does have the relax patch:

http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ReleaseNotes"
Dec 2, 2012
Andrew Groom replied to Bertrand Duchiron's discussion Error compiling code with arduino IDE 1.00
"I'm getting the same problem as Steven (March 4) but haven't made the code changes yet as I hoped there would be another solution. Have tried building with both 0023 and 1.0.1 and get the same errors each time:

...…"
Dec 2, 2012