Radio Tripod / Ground Station
This is work in progress. Usage of 900 MHz radio equipment is only allowed and advised in some countries. In Europe 900 MHz gear often interferes with GSM networks.
If only normal range is required, consider using an USB powered 3DR Radio setup ().
All parts on this list are required. Optional parts are clearly marked as optional.
- Radio modem: RFD 900 Radio Modem (long range)
- Antenna #1, omnidirection: RF Design 3 dBi dipole antenna
- Antenna #2, directional: RF Design 6 dBi yagi antenna
- Adapter: RF Design N to RP-SMA adapter
- FTDI serial to USB adapter: RF Design FTDI 3.3V cable
- Antenna tracker:
- Power supply:
- 3700-5000 mAh battery:
- BEC (power converter): Turnigy 3A DC-DC regulator