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Simple map for tracking

Read an article by Jdrones a while back  on how to contribute to the code source at DIY Drones.  Found Pygame was rather essential for joy stick controls and mapping.  Attached a small mapping program.  It uses Open Street Maps.  I wanted something r

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GPSd for ground station and vehicle


Building a vehicle from scratch.  It is a boat.  Have it working as an FPV fairly well using a three year old Pi and PCA9685 servo controller and GStreamer for video.

Would like to add a GPS function.  Can write my own using C, but people have told

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Gstreamer locking up Raspberry Pi

Prior, the code below would start the camera stream with no trouble. Now, it locks up the system. Anybody run into this before ?

raspivid -t 0 -h 720 -w 1080 -fps 25 -hf -b 2000000 -o - | gst-launch-1.0 -v fdsrc ! h264parse ! rtph264pay config

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Geoserver and qgroundcontrol



Is it possible to add Geoserver to Qgroundcontrol, replacing Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and other mapping services ?  Opengts allows this, and we have it working with maps, GeoTiffs, we created from scratch.  We do this for a couple of reasons;

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Qgroundcontrol's UDP function

Hi, Has anyone tried the UDP function ?  We have a long range requirement and will be using a TDMA data radio.  We need to receive telemetry and control the air frame's speed and direction.  Please let us know if you have had any experience with this

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Joysticks for Qgroundcontrol

Hi,  I have a boat project, and would like to use the joystick function of Qgroundcontrol.  Would anybody recommend specific type from a specific manufacturer ?  It is for a boat, so it can be pretty simple.  Simple and easy to find would be most des

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Ardupilot power consumption

What is the Ardupilot's power consumption without servos and GPS ?  It is rather small, but I would like to know what it is so I can gauge battery life.  I spent a few hours looking for it, but was not able to find it.  Thanks! 

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