Milton Freewater, OR

About Me:

Firefighter/EMT Former domain admin, residential electrician, and a generally eclectic job history. 333 Exemption, Commercial operator.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Emergency Services-Infrared/thermal mapping, fire prediction modules, active monitoring Agriculture-Proven, verifiable data. Always willing to work with researchers that are approaching the task as scientists, not salesmen. Some other side projects.



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Apr 29, 2019
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Mar 20, 2019
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Breaklines - Panel Compare
Feb 4, 2019
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Nov 13, 2018
MarioSpeedwagon commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Drone with ground-penetrating radar for mine detection
"Thanks for sharing, Chris.   This one caught my eye because we use frequently use a GPR subcontractor to locate underground utilities during surveys.  Drones already help speed this process up by allowing us to digitize the painted locate marks from…"
Oct 16, 2018
MarioSpeedwagon commented on Colin Snow's blog post New Report Benchmarks Drone Industry and Refutes Hyperbole
"As always, you have your feet firmly planted on the ground and in the real world.  Thanks for sharing here, Colin. "
Sep 19, 2018
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Aug 9, 2018
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Aug 7, 2018
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For the birds
Feb 9, 2018
MarioSpeedwagon commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Guy Pearce plays a modified DJI Phantom in "Donny the Drone"
"I think I prefer the emotionless & objective terminator style AI as the harbinger of the apocalypse.  Donny is scarier. "
Jan 2, 2018
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Nov 17, 2017
MarioSpeedwagon commented on Colin Snow's blog post Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market
"Thanks for sharing, Colin.  
I told you this at the Expo last month too, but we've found your market reports to be the most well-rounded and realistic in terms of commercial adoption.  
Looking forward to seeing what your crystal ball says after we…"
Nov 17, 2017
MarioSpeedwagon commented on JP's blog post Remote Drone Mapping on Grand Mesa, Colorado
"JP, was the only area of interest for the DEM the dry lake bed?  

If you produced a DEM for the vegetated areas as well, can you share a little bit more about that process? "
Sep 14, 2017
MarioSpeedwagon commented on Emlid's blog post Introducing Edge - Advanced drone controller with HDMI video input and 5.8GHz data link
"Loving what I'm seeing out of Emlid lately.  

Great work, Emlid team. "
Sep 14, 2017
MarioSpeedwagon left a comment on Moderators
"Thanks Chris.  I knew about the tie between the two (you, mainly), I just wasn't sure if the DIY Drones name itself had a presence at any of those shows. "
Jul 12, 2017
MarioSpeedwagon replied to Jacob Thomas's discussion Lidar for terrain-mapping
There are a handful of LiDAR mapping drones out there right now. I don't have any first-hand experience with them, though.  In my opinion, they're currently still cost-prohibitive and require a little more expertise than the simple…"
Jul 12, 2017