Saturday, January 29, 2022

Opensource Iridium modem

If over the horizon satellite communications are a requirement you are in luck! An Outback Challenge team from Holland just helped you out.
For participation to the the team had to design a cheap and light weight iridium satellite communication module for there
As there is huge interest from the UAV community in using light weight and reliable satellite communication theĀ made the iridium development open-source so the UAV community can benefit from this achievement.
For the opensource hardware and software see:
Gary Mortimer
Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.