I'm trying to publish my Ardupilot's state information over serial (usb or xbee) to my computer running a ROS node listening to those serial messages and publishing the corresponding topic.I am…Continue
Hey Patrick, I was wondering if you were available to answer a couple questions for me. I am trying to do something very similar to you with ROS and I am wondering what all you have achieved so that I don't have to reinvent the wheel, so to speak. I am going to have a ROS node sending waypoints (as MAVlink messages) to our APM via XBEE serial comm. Also, my ROS node will be listening for GPS coords (as MAVlink messages) that will be sent from the APM to ROS. Have you been able to get row-mavlink-pkg running? Have you figured out the best way to send MAV messages from the APM?