Simon Kerr
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B.Sc in Electronics, used to be in Army Signals, so know a decent amount about RF, although not at a PCB level. Now working as an avionics maintenance engineer.

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Concerns about lack of UAV regulation in New Zealand - complete with sensationalist headline.

Posted on January 25, 2014 at 11:30am 52 Comments

Local quad "expert" asserts that there will be a series of major incidents worldwide using "drones" in the next 6 months. 

CAA (NZ) says drone technology has outpaced its regulations and it needs to move with haste to get new rules in place to keep our air space both safe and under some sort of control.…


New Sparkfun Toys - Atomic IMU 6 DoF

Posted on April 1, 2009 at 4:00pm 24 Comments

New IMU offered by Sparkfun here. I think this board has some great potential that could lead to some all singing, all dancing Arduino-native IMU.

The fact that this IMU is built around the ATMege 168 makes me think that it could be re-flashed to become some sort of "ArduIMU" board, and even run a ported version of the "Premerlani-Bizard robust direction… Continue

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