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Steve Cohen on NPR Science Friday - https://eyeflybl Steve C. Jul 25, 2015 7:10 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Your basic Fun Fly. - Your basic Fun Fly., scheduled to occur on Saturday, July 18,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. We are currently deciding whether to move the event to Sunday 7/19/15 - please stand by... Steve C. Jul 15, 2015 8:37 AM
volunteer / internship opportunities with Drone User Group Network and NYC/NJ DUG - Hi all, Steve C. Jul 10, 2015 2:49 PM
First FAA-approved drone deliveries in America executed by startup, Flirtey, and NASA - Thought this might be interesting:  http://www.startupdaily.net/20­15/06/australian-startup- Praful M. Jun 21, 2015 5:28 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - I think the attempts to make UAV's look soft and cuddly are destined to fail. (I'd glue fur on mine and paint a kitten face if I thought it w James R. E. Jun 17, 2015 12:40 PM
Special flight rules for operating in NYC Airspace - In recent days there has been a lot of conversation on Facebook and in other outlets about flight in and around NYC. Steve C. Jun 16, 2015 12:13 PM
RE: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - Bill C. Jun 12, 2015 1:03 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - I think its a good idea to show the benefits of this technology but more importantly you have to provide some sort of assurances of its safety.... The insurance issue as well as responsible compliance of permit acquisitions is what will sway CMolina Jun 12, 2015 12:10 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - yes, they are relevant Jon Steve C. Jun 11, 2015 8:47 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - As I had permission from the PortAuthorityNYNJ  are those images useful for you? ...  granted the pics were shot in Brooklyn but NJ has a lot more port waterfront. Jonathan A. Jun 11, 2015 8:21 PM
NJ Law - call for documentation of positive use - Hi All,  Steve C. Jun 11, 2015 8:17 PM
Inspire1 (or Phantom Vision) 2nd / Assistant - Looking for an assistant / operator to work 2nd controller / log elevations for me on short morning flight. Familiar with Inspire1 most helpful. &n David S. Jun 11, 2015 7:53 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - I uploaded the hearing audio to Youtube, where you can also see the automatically generated transcript (which is quite poor).  I had to split it into 4 chunks due to length restrictions on my account. Leif Jun 10, 2015 7:00 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Can't open the file on IOS Sent from my iPhone On Jun 7, 2015, at 8:59 PM, Steve Cohen < Rick M. Jun 9, 2015 5:24 PM
Huntington Town officials look to regulate drone use - Newsday - FYI. Not looking for a repeat of the prior email discussion. If you are interested in being involved in responses to this kind of thing within our region, please contact me and/or Steve directly. http://www.newsday.com/long-is­land/suffolk/huntington Brendan S. Jun 8, 2015 7:52 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - James R. E. Jun 8, 2015 2:56 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Haha ok sounds good thanks On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 1:41 PM, CMolina < [address removed] > wr Jason H. Jun 8, 2015 2:29 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Oops...2.5 million....dam sausage fingers and spellchecker On Jun 8,[masked]:36 PM, "Carlos Molina" < [address removed] > wrote: CMolina Jun 8, 2015 1:38 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Regulation is around the corner and the best case scenario is for operators to be insured and posses a permit of operation.... The insurace issue os easy for you...its even free... Just join ama as a youth member and your membership is free u CMolina Jun 8, 2015 1:36 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - So dose this mean for like someone like me who likes filming and I am under the age of 16 I will not be able to after I spent hours and hours into making my custom quadcopter with a gimbal. And I put thousands of dollars into this rig ($250 Jason H. Jun 8, 2015 10:43 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Link is a windows file 😢 Please visit our websites: www.shipshooter.com Jonathan A. Jun 8, 2015 6:18 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Correct link to Drone Bill A4344 https://legiscan.com/NJ/bill/A­4344/2014 herb m. Jun 8, 2015 12:18 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Bill# A4344Voted and passed out of committee 6/4/15A4344 Aca (1R) Criminalizes using drones to conduct surveillance of or fly over criti herb m. Jun 7, 2015 11:29 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - I can do it, do you need it tonight? Connor L. Jun 7, 2015 9:59 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Good idea, but even better would be a transcript because it's quicker to read than to listen, and could be circulated even more easily. On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 9:31 PM, Brian Rie Brendan S. Jun 7, 2015 9:33 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] - Anyone with audio capabilities? Need to download and cut it to that point, then upload it to Soundcloud (and YouTube) where it can be embedded and shared wider... On Sunday, June 7, 2015, Steve Cohen < Brian R. Jun 7, 2015 9:25 PM
(no subject) - Folks please listen to this recording of the NJ State assembly hearing on the proposed anti drone bill.  I find it angering and look at it as a call to action. I am composing a response and am coordinating with Eric Williams from AMA Steve C. Jun 7, 2015 8:58 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - +1 for AMA as a legal and structured organization with a collective lobby voice. http://www.modelaircraft.org/m­embership/membershipoptions.as­px Tom B. Jun 7, 2015 8:24 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - . I am the president of Bergen Countys largest and oldest ama RC club we used to fly at Campgaw sometime  back there is a charter and a permit at the park commission I just have to reactivate it.... On Jun 6 CMolina Jun 6, 2015 10:54 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Campgaw is a great idea!  I play disk golf there, https://youtu.be/mtsZULDqDRk And I did a bit of mountain biking too, Flying Films NY - Trying out my New Mountain Bike: Vinny G. Jun 6, 2015 7:36 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Sounds to me they are almost banning RC Aircraft (model aviation) in NJ. - Well this is beyond disappointing and shows just how poorly informed our law makers are.... RM Sent from my iPhone On Ju Rick M. Jun 6, 2015 5:20 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - That's fantastic Carlos. I'm certain many of our members would want to utilize the site on a regular basis. How can we help? On Friday, June 5, 2015, CMolina < [address removed] & Steve C. Jun 5, 2015 10:15 PM
Sounds to me they are almost banning RC Aircraft (model aviation) in NJ. - Sounds to me they are almost banning RC Aircraft (model aviation) in NJ. herb m. Jun 5, 2015 10:12 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - I'm working on a large  AMA sanctioned UAV FUNFLY at Campgaw ski resort (ramapo)  July 19....  Quadrapalooza I would like to get a permit for this site for bimonthly utilization as part of the AMA uav chartered chapte CMolina Jun 5, 2015 1:34 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - To clarify, by "voted out of committee" I mean that the legislation is moving forward.  On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 6:49 PM, Brendan Schulman < Brendan S. Jun 4, 2015 10:42 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - The bill was voted out of Committee with amendments.  I don't know what the amendments are yet.  If you want to hear audio of the hearing, it is available here: (Starts at 24:30) Brendan S. Jun 4, 2015 6:49 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Well, maybe Brendan can structure a solid response letter and everyone willing to put their name on i Black Paw P. Jun 4, 2015 4:19 PM
RE: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Samuel C. Jun 4, 2015 3:41 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Its of great concern that  a large drone user group  has such a small response and commitment from its members....  Legislature from Illinois, Florida and New York are taking the New Jersey Drone Bill proposal as a test of  their own p CMolina Jun 4, 2015 12:12 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - All, Bill's points are spot on, both in practicality and inherent dangers. In order to get the attention of a Politician you have to incent them. The Drone Industry is going to be a multi-billion dollar Industry. That Scott M. W. Jun 4, 2015 11:32 AM
RE: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Bill C. Jun 4, 2015 10:24 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - This is not part of my practice. I am a New Jersey Brendan S. Jun 4, 2015 9:59 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - This isn't going to be popular.  I agree we need to have one voice, and educate lawmakers on what safe and responsible sUAS operations are.  But, I've seen comments about cars, and guns being dangerous.  Yes, they are, and they a Brian W. Jun 4, 2015 9:43 AM
NJ proposed statute - There will be a proper time to respond and we are currently working this out. Prior experience dictates that a concerted unified response between DUG, AMA, and others Steve C. Jun 4, 2015 9:28 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - IRA:  You're right. And everyone should send msgs individually with sound, clear, non histrionic responses.. seems Brendan is cobbling together a reasoned legal response from his pract Jonathan A. Jun 4, 2015 9:11 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - All of the comments in response to this proposed rule are fine as far as they go, but we are each expressing our own individual views - the views o Ira Jun 4, 2015 8:57 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - http://www.thenewamerican.com/­usnews/constitution/item/12486­-the Jonathan A. Jun 4, 2015 8:05 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Just my 2 cents about all the fear mongering. Anything can be use JB Jun 4, 2015 1:30 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - I understand they don't want us flying around congested roadways.. Bridges are boring anyway. On Jun 3, 2015, at 9:12 P James S. Jun 3, 2015 10:32 PM
RE: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - I would like to be part of your response...why might ne Samuel C. Jun 3, 2015 9:35 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Reminds me of the laws invoked, around bridges: "no photography of the infrastructure of bridges"  and on various bridges there are signs with a camera in a circle with a "s Jonathan A. Jun 3, 2015 9:11 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - No. These are exactly the kind of things we should email all about. Thank you for finding this. It is totally unbelievabl femi Jun 3, 2015 8:49 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Hey Folks - Steve C. Jun 3, 2015 8:34 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - This is pretty far reaching. So I'm clear, they are making legislation for a problem that does not exist. I'm right over the border, I buy gas in nj, so let me know what I can do. On Jun 3,[masked]:0 Vinny G. Jun 3, 2015 7:47 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Hi, you are right! I am in Utah, and preparing a legal challenge to the National Park Service ban. The basic issue is j James R. E. Jun 3, 2015 3:53 PM
RE: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - Bill C. Jun 3, 2015 3:35 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NJ proposed statute - I'm in.  That's downright un-American, and infringes on basic constitutional rights. Black Paw P. Jun 3, 2015 3:09 PM
NJ proposed statute - Forgive me for using email on this one.  There is a proposed NJ statute that would criminalize UAV photography of all kinds of things like highways, bridges, and water (under a ridiculously broad definition of "critical infrastr Brendan S. Jun 3, 2015 2:30 PM
Paid octo job 1 hr - If you have an octocopter are a proficient pilot contact me about a very easy job i have coming up on Wednesday.  Dont even need a gimbal or camera.  Just an octo.  you will be flying indoors in a warehouse in NYC as part of a demnostratio Ekostakis May 13, 2015 7:19 PM
Saturday 5/16 flying event - can some one step forward to host? - Hi all, Steve C. May 13, 2015 6:32 PM
Meetup details changed: Fly-In Morris County NJ | Lewis Morris Park - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/NYCDUG/e­vents/222416667/ Going to try and start up the flying a litt Eric G. May 9, 2015 10:41 PM
FAA clarifies use of drone video for news - Some useful information : http://rtdna.org/article/faa_c­larifies_use_of_drone_video_fo­r_news#.VUu29vntlBc The FAA restated its current policy that news-gathering outlets may only operate their own drones with specific permission from the FAA (gene Stephen G. May 7, 2015 3:18 PM
Nevermind Apple Watch, Here Come The Drones - https://eyeflyblog.wordpress.c­om/2015/05/07/forbe Steve C. May 7, 2015 12:38 AM
Weird request —Anyone free this afternoon in Williamsburg? - Hi there, I've met a few of you before, I did this video for Motherboard: http://motherboard.vice.com Jason K. Apr 29, 2015 10:52 AM
Weekend Racing, skip the hamptons. - Spent some time in Coram Long Island this weekend, a few gu Ryan Apr 27, 2015 1:29 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Disaster in Nepal - Strongly suggest working through the Humanitarian UAV Network.  I'm on the advisory board.  "Just starrt flying" can pose a hazard if other aircraft are in the area. http://uaviators.org/ Brendan S. Apr 25, 2015 8:54 PM
Disaster in Nepal - Ladies and gentlemen of NYCDUG, The recent events in Nepal have created a large demand of drone operators in the area to assist in the damage assesment, search/rescue effort.  Drone operator websites have received stand by Ekostakis Apr 25, 2015 1:17 PM
Earth Day Event Sat 4/25 with Hackensack River Keepers - Mailing List now moderated - Hi all, This Saturday 4/25 at Overpeck Park in Secaucus NJ we are teaming with regional AMA Clubs to present some drone demonstrations to the Bergen County Parks Commissioners and other county officials. We will be showing autonomous and line o Steve C. Apr 22, 2015 7:55 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - Here's a quick link for those needing help setting up filters in gmail.  https://support.google.com/mai­l/answer/6579?hl=en Zach Apr 22, 2015 5:04 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - Just add Steve Cohen to your address book and block everybody else Femi femi Apr 22, 2015 4:59 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - I, and I'm sure others, figure that there is an appropriate place for different communication. The group email list being related to group activity Cody Apr 22, 2015 4:39 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - Thanks Ed, my apologies for not replying earlier; Yes this was the first time i was able to "Arm" the controller and use the motors.  I have been plugged into the APM multiple times in the past with extended ti Jose R. Apr 22, 2015 4:29 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - AGREED On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 4:05 PM, Tim Crowley < [address removed] > wrote: Jack K. Apr 22, 2015 4:19 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - Folks Try using filters to limit your exposure to the comings and goings. You can also set preferences from within meetup as to how frequently you receive a digest of the interaction. With such a large group it is impossible to make everyone ha Steve C. Apr 22, 2015 4:15 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - I enjoy the emails.  look forward to them. And learn a lot. Tim C. Apr 22, 2015 4:04 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - Please stop sending emailing this group and use the Facebook group or the forum.  I don't want to have to block this.  This email should only be used to announce upcoming events. All these emails are spam. Claude G. Apr 22, 2015 3:49 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] Motor Burned - If the motor is sputtering then it is definitely a winding in the motor.  It can be something as minimal as a single winding touching the wrong thing.  Open up one properly working motor.  Inspect it and compare to see what is different in Ekostakis Apr 22, 2015 3:07 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - Concur with Ed Nfet burnout is likely bad esc not user error. Do you have a spare? On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:25 PM Ekostakis < [address removed] > wrote: Steve C. Apr 22, 2015 2:36 PM
Motor Burned - Hi Everyone - I burned out one of my motors this week and I am trying to Louis Apr 22, 2015 1:55 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - Cables touching within the esc would have created a melting point of contact.  A cable hanging would have either created a positive touching a negative situation or the other way around.  A single NFET burning out is an unlikely outcome fro Ekostakis Apr 22, 2015 1:17 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - I checked that and did not see any cables touching within the ESC. I verified the soldering I did and it looked perfect.  I'm used to soldering microelectronics so this was pretty easy. Thanks!! Jose R. Apr 22, 2015 12:55 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - Jose, there are a couple of things  that may have caused this to happen. To narrow down I need to know some things.  1) did you bench test esc with motor not connected through flight controller? (This is when you should have set Ekostakis Apr 22, 2015 12:26 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] ESC Burned :( !!!! - Was the burnt one shorted or somehow soldered with crossed polarity? On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:20 AM Jose Restrepo < [address removed] > wrote: Steve C. Apr 22, 2015 12:24 PM
ESC Burned :( !!!! - So i had just finished the buildout on the S500 frame and was testing the wiring and direction of the motors. Jose R. Apr 22, 2015 11:15 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] LiPo Low Voltage - This has worked for me. in the past https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=GgCdrYdv3Nk On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:37 Canillo Apr 22, 2015 10:59 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] LiPo Low Voltage - Sounds to me like the balance port is broken. I wouldn't mess with it - send it back if you can. On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:26 PM, Jonathan Atkin < Jed F. Apr 22, 2015 10:37 AM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] LiPo Low Voltage - thank you to all that responded: a.) Battery was not dropped to the best of my knowledge. I tried it on two different ports and two Jonathan A. Apr 21, 2015 7:25 PM
Looking for drone pilots for an art performance at New Museum - Hey gang, my pals at the New Museum need some pilots for a cool installation/performance for Addie's piece, it should be very fu Benjamin P. Apr 21, 2015 7:22 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] LiPo Low Voltage - Are you saying that the pack has zero volts? Or is something interpreting "low voltage"? You could be in a danger zone for fire, so whatever you are going to do, do it outside.  Typically, one or more cells can die, but not all t Jed F. Apr 21, 2015 7:07 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] LiPo Low Voltage - No sound advice except....   I just purchased an Inspire and DJI is very clear about battery charging and storage.  They say not to leave a battery fully charged for more than ten days. In fact, the new smart batteries Tim C. Apr 21, 2015 6:49 PM
LiPo Low Voltage - Looking for Dead Battery Advice One of my 6600 LiiPo's with minimal usage and careful charging on a HiTec has registered "Low Voltage." The voltage meter, doesn't show any activity on any cell.. Various internet advice suggests:  (with Jonathan A. Apr 21, 2015 6:34 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] DUGnet FAA NPRM response - Does that mean FPV is back on the table for model users? On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 2:40 PM, Vinny Garrison < vee Zak L. Apr 21, 2015 3:12 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] DUGnet FAA NPRM response - Right on. On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 10:50 PM, Steve Cohen < [address removed] > wro Vinny G. Apr 21, 2015 2:40 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] interesting project - Tim C. Apr 21, 2015 11:48 AM
interesting project - Interesting school project where students launch a go pro http://www.burlingtonfreepres Tim C. Apr 21, 2015 11:43 AM
[New Meetup] Win a DJI Phantom Drone at tonight's Database Month Meetup! (they are $500!) - Win a $500 DJI Phantom Drone at tonight's Database Month Meetup presented by the  CTO of Grindr about using REDIS in a mobile-app!  RSVP NOW at Meetup:  Linda C. Apr 21, 2015 10:42 AM
DUGnet FAA NPRM response - Hello all, Steve C. Apr 20, 2015 10:49 PM
Forbes Magazine to feature DUGnet - call for Phantom Videos/Stills - This from Frank Bi at Forbes - please consider submitting. Steve C. Apr 20, 2015 3:53 PM
Considering Selling TBS Disco Pro (never flown) - I got a 250 and lost interest in the Pro. Marc W Apr 20, 2015 3:23 PM
Re: [NYC-NJDUG] NYC/NJ DUG T Shirt Sale - Good idea, change the terminology now...... RM Rick M. Apr 20, 2015 12:12 PM

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