Just to first give some background... I have been using APM for about 2.5 years on copter but haven't used it on plane for about two years - so I have a decent sense about how to set up an…Continue
Hey Folks,I was curious about the Xbee range in free space. I put together a spreadsheet with a derivation of the Friis Equation (somebody check my work if they get a chance). I know very little…Continue
The only thing worse than a noob asking a boring question is a cheap noob doing the same... I am buying an easy star (shocker, I know) and looking at the RTF kit, I have a bad feeling that I am…Continue
A buddy of mine was walking around in San Mateo, CA (a city just south of San Francisco) and found this great sign... I only wish it said "Lost Drone" but this is still pretty good. May you never need to post one of these. If you want to see his instagram post …Continue
My 5 year son executed a fantastic Labor Day build, so I thought I would share...
Frame: Mead Heavy Weight construction paper in "X"
Autopilot: "authentic" purple APM
GPS: Yup, that is the white thing.
This quad also advances the state of the art by including a feather "to see how fast the wind is…Continue
It looks like AT&T is looking to use 2.3GHz bands reserved for Sirius radio. Those in the WiFi space know that Terrestrial repeaters of Sirius radio signals are a major source of outdoor interference - but those repeaters only existed in dense cities. Now with that spectrum moving to 4G Basestations we will see much more interference in on open areas (like…Continue