Terence Chan
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FPV Antenna Beam Plotter

This FPV antenna plotter plots the 5.8GHz video coverage of your antenna in distance, based on actual coordinates (of your flying path).

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FPV Antenna Beam Plotter

Things used in this project

Hardware components

3DR APM Nano 3.17 with dsm2 receiver
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3DR APM standard
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3DR Mini GPS for APM
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5.8ghz AV Receiver with RSSI-out
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RC Transmitter/ Radio Controller (dsm2)
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dsm2 receiver
×1

Software apps and online services

Python 3.7
Antenna Beam Plotter Program (Python Source Codes)

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Schematics

DataFlash Log Settings in Mission Planner

This will set the APM to log only the essential data. These settings are mandatory in order for the source codes in this project to work properly.

Code

Source Codes for this Project

Python
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Credits

Terence Chan

Terence Chan

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Built FM transmitter @ 14yrs-old, created the world's 1st twin-motors RC chinook with intermeshing rotors & phased 5.8g antennas into array!

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