Configuring RFD868x/RFD900x Telemetry for Pixhawk 2

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This post shows how to wire up and configure RFDesign RFD868x or RFD900x telemetry units to a Pixhawk 2.

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Pixhawk 2 with Jetson TX2 Build

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I’m rebuilding The Groundhog to a more professional level, with the level of accuracy required for the AI and computer vision work planned.  It’s also getting an upgrade to the avionics to make it more resilient.  This post details the rebuild and also has links to the 3D printed parts used.

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2. Coding UAVs with ROS. Subscribing to FCU data.

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In this post we will build a ROS node on a companion computer to subscribe to data being published by the flight control unit (FCU).  This will allow us to use the many data streams available from the flight controller as inputs to our system and then be able to make decisions over how the UAV should be controlled.

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