Tag: learning

Aug 28

Quadcopter Training Day Four – JJRC H8C

It has been four days now since I started messing around with quadcopter and I think I am doing very well.  I am no longer crashing into the ground and I am able to control the drone much better.  I am able to fly at high altitudes and even perform 360 degree flips with the …

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Aug 25

Quadcopter Training Day Two – JJRC H8C

So I have decided to start messing around with Quadcopter drones cause I really enjoy the videos I see others making. It gives me the feeling that I can actually fly! The wife has seen me eyeing an expensive one at the Ramstein PX and to my surprise she told me to go ahead and …

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Nov 04

Earthcache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

An Earthcache is a special type of cache which does not have a container or logbook. The intention of these caches are to take you to a geologically significant or unique location and show and teach you about Earth Science. Earthcaches require that you answer a few questions regarding the location and optionally take a …

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Jul 05

Mystery or Puzzle Geocache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

A Mystery or Puzzle geocache is a type of cache that gives the cache owner a lot of latitude on how and where the cache is hidden. This is considered the “CATCH ALL” category of geocaches. In most cases the cache IS NOT hidden at the listed coordinates and the container itself could be many …

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Jun 25

Multi-Cache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

A Multi-Cache is a geocache that requires the seeker to visit at least two or more stages to obtain coordinates or clues before the final geocache stage can be located. There is no limit to the number of stages a Multi-Cache can have. Like a Tradition Cache, a Multi-Cache must have a physical container and …

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May 09

Geocaching and other GPS games – Keeping kids active on the road

I can remember when I was a child that we at least once a year made a SIX HOUR automobile trip from our home in Indiana to visit grandparents in Illinois and Iowa.  As a small child these trips were very difficult because of the boredom of being cramped up in a car for so long. My parents did …

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