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Winds aloft: and a camera too

by cfastie 6 months ago | 0 | 293 | 0

I have made [four kite flights with anemometers](https://publiclab.org/tag/series:diy-wind-sensor...

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MapKnitter map of Hog Bayou, Mobile County

by stevie 6 months ago | 0 | 185 | 0

Draft map from Mobile County. <iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/hog-bayou-mobile-county" ...

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Winds aloft: sensor overload

by cfastie 6 months ago | 7 | 199 | 1

I have been including anemometers in the payload of kite flights for a few months ([series of res...

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LEAFFEST Aeropod flight

by cfastie 7 months ago | 0 | 189 | 1

A LEAFFEST goal was to fly both an Aeropod and a SkyPod to compare their sensor results. Both can...

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Workshop: Mapping the Africatown Connections Blueway

by stevie 7 months ago | 0 | 335 | 2

_Lead image thanks to THE CROWD & THE CLOUD, CrowdAndCloud.org, supported by NSF, the National Sc...

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Winds aloft: less noise

by cfastie 8 months ago | 7 | 302 | 1

My first results from a [Modern Device wind sensor](https://moderndevice.com/product/wind-sensor-...

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Winds aloft

by cfastie 9 months ago | 3 | 370 | 3

_Above: This seven foot Rokkaku kite lifted a two pound camera rig with EOS M and SkyPod data log...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: June 2017

by klie 10 months ago | 0 | 198 | 0

We send this out monthly to your inboxes in addition to sharing it on [publiclab.org](http://pub...

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Kite Aerial Mapping for Golden Trout Camp: Exploring Techniques for Mapping in Remote Locations

by lydia123 11 months ago | 2 | 207 | 2

Authors: Lydia, Conor, Jane Link that helped us with our project: http://kap.ced.berkeley.edu/kap...

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Kite based airflow monitoring

by Ecta64 about 1 year ago | 0 | 195 | 1

This is a very simple technique that can be used to aid in wind turbine siting while also being u...

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Flight report: Aerobee Rig panoramas and pratfalls

by mathew over 1 year ago | 4 | 544 | 4

Last week I got a chance to test out an old favorite of mine-- flying off wind with asymmetrical ...

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$1 Aerial Rig

by tonyc almost 2 years ago | 1 | 591 | 2

Design a rig using readily available materials that can survive a hard fall from any angle...

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Notes on assembling an Aerobee Rig

by mathew almost 2 years ago | 31 | 670 | 0

I purchased an Aerobee rig from the [KAPtery](http:/...

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Outlining needed kite tutorials

by mathew almost 2 years ago | 7 | 805 | 2

photo: @stevie Kites are one of the least expensive and most reliable ways to get aerial photo...

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Electronics-Free Automated Pan Mechanisms

by ranon almost 2 years ago | 0 | 545 | 1

The silly putty pan mechanism, originally developed by Simon Harbord, uses a twisted rubber ba...

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Aerial Photography Rigging Needs

by mathew almost 2 years ago | 0 | 586 | 0

I want to assess our community's aerial photography rig needs for kite, balloon, and pole mapping...

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Chinese kite factory

by shanlter almost 2 years ago | 5 | 1,016 | 3

I happened to pass Weifang, which is one of Chinese Kite's birthplace. The old Weifang kite facto...

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Silly Putty KAP Rig

by ranon almost 2 years ago | 4 | 727 | 2

[![8429723453_4a9693d427_z.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/606/large/84297...

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Stormy O. Weathers' Horned Allison- towards a kite wind speed meter

by mathew almost 2 years ago | 1 | 1,204 | 1

Over the past three years me and @Ecta64 have posted a few notes investigating [using a kite itse...

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Tiny boost

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 894 | 0

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a Canon...

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Plenty boost

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 1,487 | 2

Switching regulators can change the voltage supplied by a battery to a higher or lower level. The...

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Auto EOS M

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 2,884 | 5

If I am going to use a Canon EOS M for kite aerial photography, I have to figure out how to trigg...

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KAPvolution

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 1 | 1,618 | 2

Above: The ascent of KAP cameras. The first camera most Public Lab mappers put into the air ...

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Converging on an 1886 viewpoint

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,280 | 2

*Above: Little planet projection of an aerial panorama stitched from 25 photos taken by a Canon S...

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