GPS Telemetry Field Test Data 04/10/2004
We installed the GPS receiver and 900MHz telemetry link for a trial
run. Using a Sharp hand held computer we captured the transmitted
GPS data at 1 reading per second. Current systems allow 4 readings per
Heading and speed (derived)
See the field test pictures here.
Picture of GPS captured data using a hand held computer:
Below are screen shoots of a GPS data plotting program still in
A 3D plot of the flight's GPS data:
This application simulates the flight in a 3D space over a satellite
terrain. Note the blue airplane and the yellow GPS plot points and connecting lines.
An early 2D plot of the GPS data:
Yet another view of the 3D data plot: