[aprssig] New APRS virtual reality Idea!
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Sep 20 19:02:36 CDT 2007
Scott Miller wrote:
> Oh yeah, and the compass has to be on your head.
> Given hams' propensity for absurd head wear that might not be a big
> deal. It doesn't have quite the same potential for loss of dignity as
> my idea for a helmet-mounted anemometer for paraglider pilots.
> Who knew a propeller beanie could actually be functional?
At last week's Radio Expo at the L.A. County Fair, I saw a white hard
hat with a UHF ATV setup on it. The system had a pinhole-type CCD
security cam on the front, a milliwatt UHF transmitter inside the top
of the hat, and a UHF quarter-wave (with no ground plane) sticking out
the top. The final touch was that the whip had a white plastic Icom
pig impaled on it....
Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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