About

Gender

Male


Location

Laguna Niguel, CA


About Me:

I work on FPGAs and related circuitry / code for DSP [RADAR and EO/IR sub-systems] and VHDL, C++, Lisp, Corporate recruitment is my day job. Extracurricular: Bitcoining, Experimenting with GaN crystal growth methodologies and sensor fusion, Developing novel apparatus for flight control surfaces and landing gear


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

It's high


Hometown:

OC


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Shannon Morrisey updated their profile
Jun 24
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Cool Atomo prototyping kits from HK."There are a number modules, including I/O boards, network expansion boards and even power supplies for bigger projects. For example, the project below has four I/O adapters and a power supply all connected to a…
Mar 21, 2017
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Very cool application using the excellent HackRF platform demoed at Defcon.From HackADay:What do you get when you combine one of the best (and certainly one of the best for the price) software defined radios with the user interface of a 10-year-old…
Aug 18, 2014
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Very cool project using RasPi as a transmitter for controlling RC toys.  The dev employed an impressive brute-force method [script + webcam] to identify command codes.From HackADay:  An interesting trick you can do with a a fast CPU and a GPIO pin…
Jun 4, 2014
Shannon Morrisey commented on Shannon Morrisey's blog post DIY FPGA Reflow Oven
"CORRECT!!! DIY needs not reason, only imagination.
I prefer FPGAs for 'simple' projects because they scale complexity up more easily.
mcu oven here from Spectrum

also, for those interested, cf. FPGA & MCU embedded applications:…"
Dec 29, 2013
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Cool Xmas Day project uses Papilio FPGA controlFrom HackADay:"For Christmas, [Hamster]‘s wife gave him a mini-oven. Later that day, he tore it apart and built this FPGA controlled reflow oven.We’ve seen plenty of reflow oven builds in the past. Most…
Dec 28, 2013
Shannon Morrisey replied to Damo's discussion Andropilot Reception issue in Andropilot Users Group
"Is the the galaxy tab wearing a rubber case by chance?"
Aug 31, 2013
Shannon Morrisey commented on Shannon Morrisey's blog post Has Flight Automation Gone Too Far?
"I always see the headline "Drone crash" and yell at the screen "NOOOOO - its an Operator crash!""
Jul 25, 2013
Shannon Morrisey commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post sUSB Expo live streaming soon.
"Listening to Wierzbanowski on the grim state of affairs in the US - commercial drones use is and will continue to be illegal even on your own property.  He does not sound very optimistic.  Its unfortunate the nation leading in UAS development and…"
Jul 25, 2013
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Interesting read on the limits and human factors complicating flight automation.  I contend that all issues are solved with better sensors & processing ability/reliability.From Things With Wings:"As far back as 1980, renowned aviation human factors…
Jul 25, 2013
Shannon Morrisey commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post sUSB Expo live streaming soon.
"Just caught the end of Chris' talk on the future of farming:
chlorophyll sensing infrared, terrain feature recognition, tractor-linked drones - Great stuff!!

Its now 3pm PST; and Chris is still taking questions.  Are the other speakers still on…"
Jul 25, 2013
Shannon Morrisey replied to William Burkert's discussion 3DRobotics Customer Support is horrible in ArduCopter User Group
"I have had the exact opposite experience and am pretty sure you guys are just trolls with unreasonable expectations & irrelevant petty concerns for things that are bound to occur with any e-commerce enterprise to a certain extent....especially with…"
Jul 10, 2013
Shannon Morrisey replied to mark hubrich's discussion A simple idea to share in ArduCopter User Group
"F-ing brilliant man. Well done. You just won the internet for today."
May 23, 2013
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Nice brief article explains winglets & shows some new and unusual conceptsFrom Things With Wings - AvaitionWeek:"Winglets all work in the same basic way, but they don't all look the same. In essence, winglets reduce drag by recovering some of the…
Mar 7, 2013
Shannon Morrisey commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Let's design a new DIY Drones header! (prize to the winner)
"Darkside Tribute Header for amusement"
Feb 26, 2013
Shannon Morrisey posted a blog post
Another cool plug-and-play EDA tool with circuit template library for EagleCAD - thanks to open XML (aforementioned)From HackEDA via DangerousPrototypes
Feb 16, 2013
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