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August 18, 2007

BeeLine GPS

at 5:04 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Computer Hacks, Cool Gadgets, Electronic Hacks

If you have a RC plane or rocket the BeeLine GPS might add a new dimension to your flights and launches. Have a look at the site for lots more information.

“The BeeLine GPS also has on-board non-volatile memory that stores coordinates for download after your flight. 128 k-bits of storage means you get more than 10 minutes of data. View your flight profiles in Google Earth! Here is a flight to 17,000 feet AGL on a single use AT K250.

Features:
bullet Completely integrated: RF transmitter, GPS and RF antennas, GPS Module, and battery all in one small package.
* Optional Digital Telemetry Package: hardware G-switch for launch detect, up to 4 digital inputs
* Lithium-Poly battery lasts for more than 8 hours.
* Transmits on ANY frequency in the 70cm band (in 125 hz steps) (33cm band optional)
* APRS compatible — uses standard decoding hardware
* Integrated active GPS patch antenna — external antenna available
* Battery Backup for GPS module enables quick GPS lock times
* Power Management: User programmable transmit rates
* Compatible with existing BeeLine Serial Adapters and Chargers
* Optional SMA RF antenna connection
* Field – upgradeable firmware
* Range: 20 miles line of site.
* Flight data stored in non-volatile memory — compatible with Google Earth
* 1.25″ x 3″, weighs about 2 ounces, and fits in a 38mm body tube (or a 54mm nose cone)
* Transmits latitude, longitude, altitude, course and speed.
* BeeLine GPS DataLogger also available without RF. No License required. Store up to 10,000 data points!”