Monthly Archives: June 2011

Winter meeting programme, 2011-12

UPDATE – this post is superseded by a post on the full Winter programme. I have just received news from Ann that the winter lecture programme has been finalised. The complete list will go up on the AVAS website, but … Continue reading

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Visit to Christchurch, Sunday 12th June 2011

Last week, a band of intrepid members met  at the old Kings Arms in Christchurch for a tour of the archaeological sites of interest under the expert guidance of Sue Newman and Mike Tizzard.

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Model aircraft photos- part 3

Having found a suitable camera and fitted it into the model plane, the next step was to use the set-up to obtain photos of interesting features on the ground.

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Model aeroplane photos- part2

Once the model aircraft had been mastered, the next problem was deciding how to operate a camera by remote control. Initially, a tiny videocam, weighing around 50g. was fastened to the aircraft and it worked reasonably well, having no effect … Continue reading

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Model aircraft photography experiments.

For some time, the question of taking low cost aerial photographs of the farm has been causing some head scratching. While it would be impossible to match the high quality SLR photos obtained by the investigators in a real aeroplane, various methods … Continue reading

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