Spur, TX

About Me:

53 year old. Retired from Semiconductor industry and telecommunications industry. Now cattle rancher.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Aerial surveillance of my cattle ranch for livestock accountability and game management.


Lubbock, TX

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Thurmond Moore commented on Chris Anderson's blog post FAA issues notice clarifying legal model aircraft use, bans FPV goggles?
"Thanks Trappy and Team BlackSheep for causing this to escalate to idiocy! It would also seem that AMA membership is now a requirement to fly at all."
Jun 23, 2014
Thurmond Moore commented on Simon Kerr's blog post Concerns about lack of UAV regulation in New Zealand - complete with sensationalist headline.
"This man has some VERY valid points! He and his kind are a very good reason for legislation. Reminds me of an American Comedy show in the 1980's called "In Living Color". A character there called "Stewart" had a famous line "Look what I can do" when…"
Feb 1, 2014
Thurmond Moore replied to Thurmond Moore's discussion MinimOSD only shows artificial horizon.
"Well since this thread seems to be me talking to myself I have just a tiny bit more to say. I conclude that there IS a firmware BUG in MinimOSD_20.hex that prevents the Call Sign from Appearing on screen.
How did I arrive at this conclusion you…"
Feb 2, 2013
Thurmond Moore posted a discussion
I have been trying to get my minimOSD Rev 1.1 from 3DR to work on the bench. The only thing showing is the Artificial Horizon. Nothing else at all. At first it showed update character set but after that only the artificial horizon. I tried it with…
Jan 29, 2013
Thurmond Moore replied to Harry Hubbert's discussion Variable pitch propellors on quadcopter
Jan 8, 2013
Thurmond Moore replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.7.2/2.7.3 released
"Basic functionality in Stabilize mode tested GREAT! More testing tomorrow. Great job."
Sep 2, 2012
Thurmond Moore replied to Marco Robustini's discussion ArduCopter 2.7 Released!
"I have 2.7 loaded (did an erase in CLI first). Copter is a quad DJI 450 clone frame, DJI motors and 10" props. Stock Hobbywing Skywalker 20A esc's, 3000mAh Hobby King Nanotech Battery, 3DR telemetry radios, Sonar, External UBEC, Futaba 7C radio and…"
Jul 28, 2012
Thurmond Moore commented on Bart's blog post Copter-GCS: Android ground station for ArduCopter
"Man, I would love to just plug my new 3DR 915mHz radio into my Android Pad and go to the field with full functionality including the option of replacing my Transmitter functionality for the most part. Kind of AR Drones Genius big brother."
May 21, 2012
Thurmond Moore replied to Andrew Tridgell's discussion Welcome to the 3DR Radio forum!
"Outstanding job on the Radios. I received mine today and connection and setup took less than 15 minutes including soldering on the header. I did use some MUCH smaller (1/2 diameter of what was sent) clear heat-shrink that fit better. I doubt that…"
May 18, 2012
Thurmond Moore commented on Jordi Muñoz's blog post Please welcome ArduPilotMega 2.0!
"Quote: "For people waiting, if I can give you some hope, my order#16589."
Great only another 702 to go and I am in business! ;)
Feb 13, 2012