Pharos Antenna is Live on Kickstarter

Pharos Antenna is Live on Kickstarter

This is a smart directional antenna for drones and robotics. It comes pre-assembled as a 5.8GHz antenna or as core board so you can add your own directional antennas (x4). It works with any antenna from 10KHz-6GHz. The Pharos Antenna can be used on both the drone and the Ground Control Station (GCS) sides. When used at the GCS side it works as a solid state 360 degrees tracking antenna […]

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New U.S. drone rules get positive reviews from researchers

New U.S. drone rules get positive reviews from researchers

A researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, prepares a drone for a survey flight. New U.S. rules on drone operations are getting a general thumbs up from researchers who rely on the unmanned aircraft to collect data and make observations. That marks a shift from a few years ago, when worried researchers went to court to block Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) drone regulations that they argued were overly restrictive […]

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Prepare to Crash: A Novice’s Guide to the High-Speed Sport of Drone Racing

Prepare to Crash: A Novice’s Guide to the High-Speed Sport of Drone Racing

Flying a racing drone is kind of like being drunk in Grand Theft Auto . The thing you’re controlling is incapable of walking straight, and if you let go of the controller completely they flop to the floor and run into moving cars. Oddly, the best recourse is to get in a car and go as fast as you can down the highway, hoping your character’s drunken movements just get […]

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NASA Will Host International Drone Convention At Griffiss This Fall

NASA Will Host International Drone Convention At Griffiss This Fall

Fans of drones in the skies, get ready for November. NASA is hosting an international drone convention in both Syracuse, and Rome. In Rome, they will be at Griffiss. The 2016 UTM Convention , which stands for Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management, will be held from November 8th to 10th. According to Syracuse.com , UTM is a research effort led by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA will […]

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Agency Hopes Apps will Keep Drones Away from Wildfires Read More: Agency Hopes Apps will Keep Drones Away from Wildfires | http://newsradio1310.com/agency-hopes-apps-will-keep-drones-away-from-wildfires/?trackback=tsmclip

Agency Hopes Apps will Keep Drones Away from Wildfires Read More: Agency Hopes Apps will Keep Drones Away from Wildfires | http://newsradio1310.com/agency-hopes-apps-will-keep-drones-away-from-wildfires/?trackback=tsmclip

PaulFleet/ThinkStock BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities are seeking a high-tech solution for the increasing problem of hobby drones flying over active wildfires and endangering airplane and helicopter pilots trying to put out blazes. The U.S. Interior Department says it’s working with drone makers and mapping companies to create a system that uses smartphones to quickly alert drone users when flight restrictions are in effect over wildfires. The agency says […]

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Drone rules don’t include all ag wanted

Drone rules don’t include all ag wanted

Line of sight and maximum altitude requirements are two adjustments made in final rule that don’t accommodate agricultural industry’s wishes. By Jacqui Fatka The world of precision agriculture got a bit more exciting this week with the finalized operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or “drones,” from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. Drones are not a silver bullet to solve all problems […]

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