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cfastie "Hi Sara, Just about any handheld GPS device (e.g., Garmin) or any GPS app for a phone (I use GeoTracker) will record a track. The GPS coordinates ..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
cfastie "That's a great development. Thanks for alerting me to that. The key to this advance is knowing how to structure the KML code to define the color of..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
cfastie "Thanks Zengirl. I don't think you can buy a NASA Aeropod. You can license the technology from NASA and manufacture them, but I don't know if anyone..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "A goat is way better than brown M&Ms. But that is not exactly my motivation here because I'm sure everybody reads my research notes extremely ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "Whatever program you use to geotag your photos, make sure your photos were taken with a camera which had the correct time and timezone set. Most pr..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "ExifTool by Phil Harvey is the industry standard command line tool to extract or modify the information in the EXIF header of image files: ExifToo..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "It would be fun to try an Aeropod. I couldn't find any details about the instruments, but it looks like an awesome contraption to fly. " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "A pitot tube measures air pressure and uses fancy math to relate that to wind speed. I assume the ones on airplanes work better than the Rev P. " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "I decided not to drop into the rabbit hole of applying time series analysis to these data. There does appear to be some periodicity present, but I ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "I have a hypothesis about the different results obtained with two BME280 sensors on the flying rig. A difference of 3° to 4°C is more than should b..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "Thanks guys. I started the SkyPod wiki. I'm never sure what constitutes an Activity, but maybe there will be some obvious ones eventually. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "Update: The u-blox NEO-7M board can be powered with either 3.3 or 5 volts. The GPS module itself is not tolerant of more than 3.6 v, but the board ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "I guess I demonstrated that the u-blox is protected someway or another from voltage over the stated 3.6v max. I was using four eneloop AAA (4 x 1.2..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Those male + female headers would be really handy. This is the first time I have used a Nano without headers, and it makes a really tidy package fo..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Hi Liz, The components wired together weigh 33 grams and the bracket weighs 8 g. The batteries to power it weigh a lot more than that. A case with ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Techmoan.com does excellent gadget reviews and the guy loves dashcams. He has lots of reviews of dashcams including his favorite the DDPai M6+. The..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
cfastie " I kinda like the switch on the Riffle and now I know that it is something to pay more attention to. But I guess it adds much more complexity that ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "That pink hash is pretty cool. The hash pattern is present in the black background of both the NIR and VIS mosaics. So if you could change that to ..." | Read more » almost 9 years ago
cfastie "I'm a little worried that MapKnitter will always think that lat =1 and lon=1. But it seems to find the map the next time it is opened. " | Read more » over 9 years ago
cfastie "Any workflow will be great. The workflow that I imagine is usually not the one that is available. That is probably good for the rest of the world. ..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
cfastie "I was very excited to try this, but MapKnitter gave an error because I did not enter a lat and lon for the map. That seemed to defeat the purpose. " | Read more » over 9 years ago
cfastie "Most android devices support GPS (lat, long, alt). Some day, more people will be using smartphones to take aerial photos, but today, a $40 (ebay) ..." | Read more » over 10 years ago
cfastie "my approach would be to upload multiple images and list them off-map. The user can then select photos to display them on map. I agree, this is a g..." | Read more » over 10 years ago
cfastie "Vidhun, This looks impressive. The interface for uploading photos is a great place to start improving MapKnitter. The current system requires that ..." | Read more » over 10 years ago