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Posted by Olivier_C | May 07, 2019 @ 04:58 PM | 4,575 Views
INAV-Radar is an addition to the INAV flight control software, it relays information about UAVs in the area to the flight controller for display on the OSD. INAV-Radar does this by using LoRa radio to broadcast position, altitude, speed, name etc

Project page at github : https://github.com/mistyk/inavradar-ESP32

Supported hardware :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESP32

"ESP32 is a series of low-cost, low-power system on a chip microcontrollers with integrated Wi-Fi and dual-mode Bluetooth. The ESP32 series employs a Tensilica Xtensa LX6 microprocessor in both dual-core and single-core variations and includes in-built antenna switches, RF balun, power amplifier, low-noise receive amplifier, filters, and power-management modules. ESP32 is created and developed by Espressif Systems, a Shanghai-based Chinese company, and is manufactured by TSMC using their 40 nm process."

As sample, known to work :

433MHz ESP32 LoRa Modem at banggood : http://bit.ly/2PBFHbF
868/915MHz ESP32 LoRa Modem at banggood : http://bit.ly/2LwmmKs


Flight software: iNav

The radar require the iNav flight software, version 2.2 or newer

1 : Installation

Main thread for iNav is here : https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ite%29-project

The other aircrafts are displayed in the OSD by the "Hud", a subset of the crosshair, so make sure you have the crosshair enabled and visible in the OSD tab of the configurator.


2 : Upload a compatible font for the OSD

For the Hud to work...Continue Reading