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04-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,928
Posted By spog

Yes, people die waiting for health care in other...

Yes, people die waiting for health care in other countries. How many people die in the states every year because they have no insurance? In the states, it's ok to let many die so that the advantaged...
03-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By spog

The best tool for ensuring a "clean" computer is...

The best tool for ensuring a "clean" computer is the drive imaging tool included with windows. You can make a drive image after a fresh install and update it every time you recover an image....
03-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By spog

You likely have a program which was installed on...

You likely have a program which was installed on your PC which is hijacking your browser. Some times this program can simply be uninstalled using the control panel. If the problem started recently,...
Forum: UAV / FPV
03-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,029
Posted By spog

Careful as he may be, he is still a danger to...

Careful as he may be, he is still a danger to full scale aircraft because he can't see or hear them coming.
Forum: UAV / FPV
03-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,029
Posted By spog

There is a difference with FPV'ers. How many of...

There is a difference with FPV'ers. How many of them are happy flying line of sight at the field with a spotter at a low altitude? They all want the same thing, more and more range. This is one of...
Forum: UAV / FPV
03-15-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,029
Posted By spog

Hopefully trappy will get away with this and it...

Hopefully trappy will get away with this and it will light a fire at the faa to regulate the heck out of drones. As we all know, there are tons of idiots flying FPV in a very irresponsible way as can...
Forum: UAV / FPV
01-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By spog

I tried FPV a couple years ago. After one flight...

I tried FPV a couple years ago. After one flight I was completely bored. There's not much you can do in terms of flying skills. It's like driving a car. I was also bored quickly driving a snowmobile...
12-26-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,634
Posted By spog

I fly a lot in the cold and I needed a solution...

I fly a lot in the cold and I needed a solution to cold hands. I built a styrofoam LIPO powered heated transmitter box. This extends my flying season by 4 months at least. It's the best thing I've...
11-13-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,005
Posted By spog

I have used AAA eneloops successfully in the...

I have used AAA eneloops successfully in the smaller planes, .15 size 3D plane with 5 hitec HS-65's to be specific. It's the only rx battery I will trust at -20C, but I used 5 cell packs due to the...
11-06-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,945
Posted By spog

I'm not sure what you're getting at with this,...

I'm not sure what you're getting at with this, but that contact will not survive 294 amps at 12 volts = 3520VA
Be careful with the timer guys. If you exceed the contact current rating you can weld...
11-04-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,945
Posted By spog

You'd be surprised how much and how fast the pack...

You'd be surprised how much and how fast the pack voltage recovers under high load conditions. The chatter frequency could be very high.
The other issue you will encounter is the setting of the...
11-04-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,945
Posted By spog

There are reasons this may not work well, and...

There are reasons this may not work well, and could even be dangerous.

The chatter of the relay once storage voltage is reached would be fast, maybe even as high as 10HZ or more, and would slowly...
09-19-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,945
Posted By spog

This is an alternative to a light bulb...

This is an alternative to a light bulb discharger. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1352331

A cell-log can be used as a low voltage cutoff...
05-23-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,400
Posted By spog

The LM317 is very well designed and will run this...

The LM317 is very well designed and will run this way all day, for years and years. Not surprisingly, the current limit DESIGNED into the LM317 works as advertised. The input decoupling is required...
05-23-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,400
Posted By spog

This is an alternative to a light bulb...

This is an alternative to a light bulb discharger. I think it is superior since it will accept any cell count from 1S to 8S, and it is very safe and reliable. Note that this is a constant current...
01-11-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,819
Posted By spog

This is what I use which allows me to fly...

This is what I use which allows me to fly comfortably at -20C.
-90 watt heater with fan to distribute the heat
-dual 12volt power source, external(car) or 3S lipo with low voltage cutoff, auto...
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