Author Archives : Willy Wells


About Willy Wells

I am Semi-Nomadic by upbringing. I am a child of a military veteran and was raised within a community in which abrupt change was a normal fact of life. Ethnically, I am African, Apache, Cherokee, English, and German. I have a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I am currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Computer Engineering. I served six years in the Navy as a Naval Nuclear Electronic Technician, which consisted of two years of training and four years of being assigned to the U. S. S. Ronald Reagan. I was born in Yokosuka, Japan, raised in San Diego, California, and educated in Knoxville, Tennessee. I am the second oldest of six full siblings.


Evaluating RTK GPS for UAV

Background: Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have been around since the late 1990s. RTK GPS offers centimeter level precision versus meter level precision of normal GPS. RTK GPS’ that can reasonably fit on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle have been available since late 2013, and we decided to explore how ready and powerful […]