Hi, you can contact Telenax, they buil GPS-IRIDIUM-BLUETOOTH+VHF units, these are simple to configure it and to use them also. you don't need to do field work, only to retrieve the unit when you use drop off or to recapture the animal using VHF.
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Hi all, I'm looking for a bit of advice on GIS, QGIS and Mapbox and thought it time to make use of the WildLabs community's well of knowledge.
I'm trying to make a bathymetric contour map for a large section of the waters around Europe to help divers report sightings of particular... (read more)
Here is another TEG that looks promising.
Texas Instruments bq25570 Ultra Low Power
Harvester Power Management IC
What if we contact to big battery manufacturers, like Energizer and Tenergy, to improve their rechargable NiHM batteries more temperature resistent. Since, I guess, large chunk of their batteires are being used in the field, extreme condition, thus, they would love to exploit... (read more)
I think that tracking would be an interesting way to go, but the issue is that if you do discover who takes it and the person is dangerous, how can it be handled. I guess it's more of a game of deterrents and understanding why people take the cameras. If they just think they are security cameras... (read more)
Yeah, open-source geolocators would be a great addition...in principle, it might not be too hard (famous...last...words...). Also, they are great for migration-level studies where location accuracy isn't essential, although I am not sure how inaccurate they are. Thanks for the link htarold. (read more)
Thanks for the reply. It'd mainly be for data acquisition, ie: weather as well as possible hydrophone and other sensors to measure parameters in the ocean. There's no fixed project for it yet, but wanted to know how difficult to build one. This type of thing keeps resurfacing... (read more)