Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

New Crowd-Funded Small GPS tracker.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hurseyc, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. hurseyc

    Sep 20, 2013
    Likes Received:
  2. FrankB

    Jun 6, 2013
    Likes Received:
    This is another product that relies on being within cell range to allow it to be found.

    But much of my flying is done in the wilderness- so this doesn't help. And it is in the wilderness that I really need a good system to find a missing UAV. My understanding is that the Phantom Vision will constantly track its location and send the co-ordinates back to the controller- so if it crashes, you'll have its last co-ordinates. That makes the most sense to me.

    But this new gizmo does seem to be the smallest out there.
  3. GearLoose

    Apr 4, 2013
    Likes Received:
    FrankB, check out the FMKit radio beacon thread at rcgroups:

    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthre ... kit+beacon

    There are other radio beacons in use by RC pilots but it seems that the FMKit is quite popular. I have one myself but fortunately haven't needed to use it to recover the quad -- but I do have it on my Phantom.
Similar Threads - Crowd Funded Small Forum Date
Photographing crowds from a distance? Rules and Regulations Nov 26, 2017
Standard Newbe - Flying Over Crowds Phantom 3 Help Sep 10, 2017
Crowd Counting ? ? ? General Discussion Sep 5, 2017
Flying near crowds General Discussion May 9, 2017
Flying above a crowd Photos and Video Mar 17, 2017