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Gender

Male


Location

Stockholm


About Me:

Live in Sweden, Stockholm region


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

General fascinasion about UAV concept. I am also into aerial photograpy.


Hometown:

Stockholm


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Tomas Soedergren commented on Matt Droter's blog post Drone flyover lands Montreal man $1,000 fine
"Seems like the current Canadian UAS regulation is primarily aimed at covering FAA bureaucrats asses. Any incident occuring will constitute a regulations breach, hence their asses are clear; "Not our fault - he broke the law!""
Jan 4, 2015
Tomas Soedergren commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post CanberraUAV Outback Challenge 2014 Debrief
"And, I forgot to say - Congratulations to the achievment in the Outback challange!
Impressing that your team managed to do so well inspite of the mishaps you reported."
Nov 12, 2014
Tomas Soedergren commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post CanberraUAV Outback Challenge 2014 Debrief
"JB and Tridge - Re: X8 landing performance
While I welcome the initiative to explore thrust reversing to achieve a steeper glide path (and shorter ground stop distance on planes with landing gears and electric drive line) I would like to point out t…"
Nov 12, 2014
Tomas Soedergren replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pixhawk Details #3: Digital airspeed sensor, multicolor led and USB
"Actually, I don´t think they are available yet. Wonder what´s taking so long...? Silence, secrecy.Five MONTHS since the initial announcement... :-/
I hope for a release soon of these very useful accessories.."
Feb 19, 2014
Tomas Soedergren replied to Jmoc's discussion Pixhawk Availability dates
"Anybody spotted these Pixhawk accesories available for order yet?

Digital airspeed sensor
External USB port
External multicolor LED
I2C splitter

https://pixhawk.ethz.ch/px4/modules/pixhawk
One would think as the Pixhawk has been on preorder since…"
Nov 30, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to MD's discussion New OSD
"+1 / Tom"
Nov 30, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to David Baker's discussion MinimOSD says "Update Charset" on bootup, must reset first
"I am having this issue UPDATE CHARSETPX4 2.76 planeOSD fw 2.0
I have tried various TELEM_DELAY as recommended (default was 0) at no avail.Initially the two supply jumpers on the minimOSD was connected (supplying from 12V).I removed the solder jumper…"
Nov 29, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to Tomas Soedergren's discussion How to connect a current & voltage sensor to PX4 ?
"By studying the board user manuals and schematics I have been able to find out the following:
[b]Battery monitoring [/b] Good and bad news: [b]Good[/b]: Battery voltage is per default measured on the battery Power input to the PX4 IO board, that two…"
Sep 14, 2013
Tomas Soedergren posted a discussion
I suppose the PX4 with its IO kit has analogue ports to receive signals from the current and voltage sensor.I looked in the wikis for info on this without success. Only info available referred to APM-boards. Please, can anybody confirm that there is…
Sep 11, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pixhawk Details #1: Overview of the PX4 board series (old and new)
"Thomas, thanks for the above info. I am on the pre-order list.
 
Regarding the solid state relays; were they not quite useful for camera / payload action Control?
Or is this normally handled with dedicated digital output ports?
/ Tomas"
Sep 11, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pixhawk Details #3: Digital airspeed sensor, multicolor led and USB
"Good news!
Want it all! ASAP...
 "
Sep 10, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to Andrew Tridgell's discussion APM:Plane 2.74 released
"The bumble bee factor.

While using this system with an air speed sensor, how will the flight control system react (/detect)on a air speed data failure?

The nature of failure might be gradual (e.g. Caused by preciptation) or sudden (bumble bee coll…"
Jul 27, 2013
Tomas Soedergren commented on Matt Gunn's blog post Mapping Mission Ride Along
"Matt, glad you liked APG.
Guys, I feel a bit discouraged by reading about apm trigger problem. This platform is a bit too mature to present snags in such fundamental functions! Aerial photo mapping occurs like one of the obvious uses... But then the…"
May 25, 2013
Tomas Soedergren commented on Matt Gunn's blog post Mapping Mission Ride Along
"Thanks for sharing, Matt!
Your Mosaic looks nice at a first look. At a closer look I found a bunch of stitching errors, I am sure you noticed yourself. My experience is that PTGui (which was my first stiching software) does not cope very well with p…"
May 22, 2013
Tomas Soedergren replied to iskess's discussion Looking for best laptop screen to see in the sun in ArduPlane User Group
"I noticed that my ASUS G53-JW-3DE gamers laptop with 3D-feature (you know, together with stereoscopic goggles) provides a clearly higher backlight intensity than ordinary laptops. The reason being that the 3D technology consumes some light when used…"
May 22, 2013
Tomas Soedergren commented on Bryan Cherry's blog post 6 Modes on a Futaba T9CAP
"Oh, and to whom it may concern: Check this out - a low cost spectrum analyzer!
http://rfexplorer.com/
I bought one myself. Played around with it and it is easy to use and seems to do what it´s supposed to."
May 22, 2013
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