I am soil conservationist in Australia so I understand exactly what you are after. The challenge apart from the legal ones outlined are the data ones. LIDAR is very data hungry with small areas producing several hundred or even thousands of…"
I went low tech and used a clip lid plastic food container. I mounted the lid on the frame with rubber mounts holding the board in place to give it some insulation from vibration. I drilled a hole in the side of the container base with…"
"Not wanting to dwell on the point. The costing comes from a couple of people I know who are currently involved in the process. The CASA visit alone is around $5,000 to come and watch you fly, the manuals are around the $3,500. Then add pilots…"
There has been a lot of discussion about this on the RC Forums recently. The issue is the CASA regulations. Basically if you want to charge even a single $$ for material that you've obtained from your UAV you are a "commercial…"
Thanks for the response. The answer is yes. I've been discussing with Michael the supply of the collars, VHF and UHF download system around the 50g mark. We already have an automatic UHF download system which can run as a self contained…"
"Hi Joe. Looks like a very interesting project. As someone with a foot in both the UAV/Quadcopter camp and the tracking wildlife camp I'm waiting for more updates.
I'm also interested in the mechanics of your tracking rig? What type of antenna do…"
"Hi MichaelLikewise goot to chat yesterday. Ha a good look at the Nampilot work. really interesitng. I'm really keen to read the paper on VHF tracking. Any chance you can steer me in the direction of a copy?P"