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It’s been a while since we had anything major to update you with, so here’s something to wet your whistle. What you are seeing is the Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity, or TMSI, and the International Mobile Subscriber Identity, or IMSI, for RedQueen’s GSM cell phone attached to the GSM base station on-board the UAV. I’ve...

I finally found some time to mount the new switching voltage regulators today. No sparks or fireworks means I must have done it right. You can see them in the picture below. Look for the small circuit boards with the large capacitors on them. These are easy to work with, and a very nice find....

I finally finished assembling the new base station. The new base station has a gumstix Overo at its core, with a 4.3″ touch screen interface. The gumstix provides the routing tables, the dhcp server for the wireless access point, and the Xbee connection to the airplane. This allows any standard wireless capable device with a...