Doug Walmsley
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About Me:
Retired Navy with plenty of time on hand to enjoy hobbies.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Been into RC Multicopters for two years now. Loving the hobby and learning a lot! One thing I've learned is that this hobby gets expensive. LOL I'm now up to three air frames, Hexa-C, Y-6B, and a custom built OctoQuad (X8).
Hometown:
Boise Idaho

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A Move in the Right Direction?

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 6:46am 2 Comments

There is much chatter as of late to possible leaks of FAA information in reference to the move towards establishing formal rules for drone use.  This morning I came across "Government proposes rules for routine use of drones" reported by Fox News. …

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Ambulance Drone' ... a flying defibrillator!

Posted on November 9, 2014 at 4:23pm 40 Comments



JUST AMAZING! A Dutch-based engineering student has revealed a prototype 'Ambulance Drone' ... a flying defibrillator



It can fly at speeds up to 100 kms per hour and tracks emergency mobile calls using GPS to navigate.



If an ambulance took 10 minutes to reach a…

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Setting Up 6 Flight Modes Using Flap and Elev D/R Switches For The Spektrum DX7s Radio

Posted on May 17, 2014 at 5:00pm 14 Comments



































For those of you who have been attempting to get 6 flight modes out of your Spektrum radio, I have finally figured a method to make it work with the "Flap" and "Elev D/R" toggle switches. I won't bore you with details but attached are my instructions to reconfigure…

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Hacker Releases Software to Hijack Commercial Drones

Posted on December 10, 2013 at 9:30am 22 Comments

I have some real concerns about this article.  Although this article talks about commercial hijacking, I feel this could very well happen to me and other hobbyists.  And what can DIY Drones help develop to reduce this probability?…

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At 7:27pm on December 27, 2015, Sandy Mikalow said…

Doug

Radio shack or one of the other electronics houses carry a variable regulator that can be put together for under $2.00.  It uses an LM-317 IC.  You can put it on a small piece of vector board with two or three other parts and you can dial up the output voltage you want out.  Build time less then 1/2 hour.

At 1:36pm on January 6, 2016, Doug Walmsley said…

Sir,  I have been offline for a while and just saw your comment but haven't the foggiest what you're responding too.  Please clarify this comment for me.  Thank you.

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