We are out for UAV field campaigns again. After one week of flying over sea ice of the Baltic sea in northern Finland we are now heading for Svalbard.

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Comment by Roman on March 9, 2018 at 4:24am

does the transmitter have internal heating?
use Hall sensors in sticks?

Comment by Martin Mueller on March 11, 2018 at 3:27am

We use standard resistor-based transmitter. They are not heated internally but we try to keep them warm by storing them in the battery box during the beyond line-of-sight flight phase. We once had an issue in Antarctica where a 2.4GHz transmitter unit refused to operate at very low temperatures (don't remember the exact temp).

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