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Cazadero, CA


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geekdad. srcity.org


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

fun & flying & scenery


Hometown:

Plantation, CA


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Jake Bayless posted a blog post
Friday, July 11, 20149:30 AM to 4:30 PMSherman Island County ParkWest Sherman Island Road, 94571, CAFull Meetup Link HereFrom "Nerds-For-Nature" Meetup:Fresh Sierra snowmelt and other runoff flowing down the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers meets t…
Jul 10, 2014
Jake Bayless replied to Jake Bayless's discussion Octa Quad misbehaving...
"I believe I just found the answer to my own question.
My APM 2.5 shipped early this spring (2013) - and had an outdated ATmega 32U2 PPM encoder.
Found the update instructions here:
http://copter.ardupilot.com/wiki/common-ppm-encoder-apm2x-atmega32u...;"
Oct 30, 2013
Jake Bayless posted a discussion
I am up against troubles with Octa (octo) quad.Motors 1-8 are triple checked, rotation direction & props according to this: http://copter.ardupilot.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2012/01/APM_... & retested my radio - roll, pitch, yaw, throttl…
Oct 30, 2013
Jake Bayless replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"Maiden flight is done!  Wahoo!...some issues with compass wandering, but I'm sure I'll sort that out.
Very pleased.  Thanks for so many of your help getting this far :)"
Aug 19, 2013
Jake Bayless replied to Jake Bayless's discussion Octo-X, bicycle wheel design #2.
"It's not exactly Octo... it might be at some point in the not distant future - but for now, Quad will have to do!
With the new uBlox GPS receiver, I am getting some incredible loiter accuracy... so much so that I was comfy pulling the iPhone out of…"
Aug 17, 2013
Jake Bayless replied to William Burkert's discussion 3DR 880Kv Motor Setup in ArduCopter User Group
"Interesting... recently gave up on the standard 880Kv nuts myself.  Disappointed, too, that the "new" motor/prop solution from 3DR involves replacing the prop shaft and affixing a completely different prop mount.  AND, to find that some of my motors…"
Aug 10, 2013
Jake Bayless commented on Bernardo M. A.'s blog post Simple Variable Pitch for Brushless Motor
"hands down:  one of the most dangerous videos I've ever seen.  "
May 7, 2013
Jake Bayless commented on Manfred Dickgiesser's blog post I Wish I Was Excited About The GoPro Camera Craze
"In other news, some lame programmers made software in the 1900's that only used the last two digits of the year."
Mar 22, 2013
Jake Bayless commented on Dmitry Che's photo
"How are those motors working out?"
Jan 28, 2013
Jake Bayless posted a blog post
I've noticed a trend - that many journalists are much more interested when an Editor-in-Chief of a long-respected technology and culture magazine quits his job to play with toys drones.  Also just heard a primer segment hinting at a bigger audio pie…
Jan 8, 2013
Jake Bayless replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"Bump!Anyone have any build photos?  My kit is in the mail... but I'm looking forward to seeing yours, too!
Share it :-)
~jake"
Jan 3, 2013
Jake Bayless commented on Peter Koppendorfer's blog post SIX2Fold the new Kopter from KAMKOP Systems
"Yes - gorgeous design... I suspect you'll be contacted by bigger budget operations, contractors, etc.  Sadly, your machined billet arms don't seem practical for regular folks!  Yet, I covet them.  Nice work.  More pics!"
Dec 31, 2012
Jake Bayless commented on Jani Hirvinen's blog post New mystery machines arrives to jDrones
"Waterjet cutter."
Dec 26, 2012
Jake Bayless commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Vice's Motherboard TV on 3DR and the domestic drone movement
"This frame was 3D printed?  Any other pics or hints on what 3DR might have cooking?  (smile):"
Dec 1, 2012
Jake Bayless commented on John Hestness's blog post Lifehacker interview of Chris Anderson
"Sergei-
What's a good entry-level laser cutter that might be had in the second hand market for cheap?  Links appreciated!
~jake"
Nov 29, 2012
Jake Bayless commented on John Hestness's blog post Lifehacker interview of Chris Anderson
"You Tease!  :)"
Nov 28, 2012
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