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3DR Radios - using on 459Mhz in UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake Stew Jul 16, 2012. 1 Reply

I have ordered a couple of these 3DR radios from the US (DIYD) which have now been shipped. We will see what customs make of them. Looking at the spec I can only see them tuneable up to 454Mhz but…Continue

 

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Alan replied to Kevin Hester's discussion Andropilot - discussion for Android ground controller users/developers
"Thanks, thats ok I just thought I was going mad. Well done what a great APP."
Feb 13, 2013
Alan replied to Kevin Hester's discussion Andropilot - discussion for Android ground controller users/developers
"Strange If I have it in landscape mode with map and HUD side by side and turn it into portrait mode the HUD disappears and I get a full screen map."
Feb 13, 2013
Alan replied to Kevin Hester's discussion Andropilot - discussion for Android ground controller users/developers
"I feel really stupid asking but the screen display above in portrait mode shows the map in the top two thirds of the screen and the HUD in the lower third. How do I get it to do that. It is fine in landscape mode with split screen. I have a…"
Feb 13, 2013
Alan replied to Kevin Hester's discussion Andropilot - discussion for Android ground controller users/developers
"That happens when your version of Android is less than 3.1. It is the minimum version this App works with."
Feb 1, 2013
Alan replied to Kevin Hester's discussion Andropilot - discussion for Android ground controller users/developers
"Hi Kevin Quite amazing how you have done this in just a few days. Unfortunatly my HTC is 2.3.5 and cannot be upgraded so I am going to buy a new tablet in the next few days. Can I just confirm it works with the 3DR 433MHz module. "
Jan 31, 2013
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Revealed: who can fly drones in UK airspaceMissile manufacturer, police forces and golf video company among more than 130 groups licensed to use technologyhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/25/who-can-fly-drones-uk-airspaceSee More
Jan 25, 2013
Alan commented on Kevin Hester's blog post Android Ground Controller, alpha release
"Brilliant, I am sure this will be very popular I can't wait to get it up and running."
Jan 20, 2013
Alan replied to Harrison Cassidy's discussion My First Project - Global Hawk EDF FPV APM
"If you look at my first post and then read Stefan Gofferje's post above you made a wise choice not going for the Global Hawk."
Nov 10, 2012
Alan replied to Harrison Cassidy's discussion My First Project - Global Hawk EDF FPV APM
"I have been away for a month so well done on the radio certification. Just wondering how you are getting on with the Global Hawk?"
Nov 10, 2012
Alan replied to Harrison Cassidy's discussion Legal UK RC/FPV/Telemetry Frequencies
"You will find the information here http://www.rsgb.org/"
Oct 6, 2012
Alan replied to Harrison Cassidy's discussion Legal UK RC/FPV/Telemetry Frequencies
"Yes 2.4 for RC control is fine. Have a look at this page and the first one is a 25mw version. I use the Long range one 600mw as I have a full Amature Radio Licence. http://www.firstpersonview.co.uk/transmitters/5.8ghz I use the following antemmas…"
Oct 6, 2012
Alan replied to Harrison Cassidy's discussion Legal UK RC/FPV/Telemetry Frequencies
"Whilts more power will make a difference the antenna will make a considerable difference. Given that in the UK we are required to fly LOS then 25mw with decent atennas would be sufficent. I use 5.8Ghz to send video and telemetry.. By the way 3DR…"
Oct 6, 2012
Alan replied to Richard's discussion Ground Station design feedback
"I would move the 3DR radios over to where the USB video capture device is located. 2.4G and 433M are well seperated and you should have no problem."
Oct 3, 2012
Alan replied to Joel's discussion TX manual control with APM and elevons.
"Your control surfaces are correct for Manual Mode but in Stabilise Mode they should go in the opposite direction. See my post settings if you have a Spektrum Radio."
Sep 30, 2012
Alan replied to Joel's discussion TX manual control with APM and elevons.
"Settings"
Sep 30, 2012
Alan replied to Joel's discussion TX manual control with APM and elevons.
"I don't know which way you are viewing the plane but it appears you have the elevators going the wrong way in stabalise mode. I have an X8 with elevons. I have used it with a Spektrum DX6i and now I have a DX8. If you have either of these…"
Sep 30, 2012

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