Scott Penrose

UAV Ground Station All Weather

Scott Penrose is a perl hacker with an interest in home automation. He has been playing with electronics since he was old enough to burn his fingers with a soldering iron.

UAV Ground Stations for All Weather conditions

  • Suitcase size explorer case
  • 2 x Pixel Qi 10" monitors - daylight readable !
  • Raspberry Pi - Mon 1
  • Beagle Bone Black - Mon 2
  • Video Receiver - Switch to either monitor - external aerial
  • Video recorder
  • 3DR Telemetry Radio - external aerial
  • RDF 900 Telemetry Radio - external aerial
  • Iridium 9522B Modem - direct tracking & internet access
  • NFC - Near field connector for checking sealed devices
  • Serial & USB connections
  • Battery - probably LiFePO4 (for colder conditions)
  • Semi water resistant while open, fully when closed