GPS and a Real-Time Situational Display


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GPS and a Real-Time Situational Display
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Introduction In this chapter, I will discuss a GPS-based location system that is easily carried aloft by an Elev-8 or other quadcopters with similar lifting capacity. The system will transmit its data to a ground station where the quadcopter's position, speed, course, and altitude will be visible on a small display. The coordinates could also be entered into a laptop in order to display the quadcopter's position in the Google Earth application. This system, together with the First-Person Video system described in the next chapter will be used to accurately de…
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Donald Norris: Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8. GPS and a Real-Time Situational Display, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export