Antenna and Gimbal Subteam Member

Riverside, United States

The Engineering Department is where the magic happens. With a multidisciplinary team of Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineers, we develop a fully-functional autonomous plane from scratch to take part in the annual AUVSI-SUAS competition in Maryland.

Subteams are specialized teams that produce particular subsystems defined by the project’s need. In addition to contributing towards the overall product, subteams serve as an opportunity for UCR-UAS members to engage in both leadership and technical development roles.

Join UCR-UAS to Inspire, Educate, and Innovate not only to develop the Aerospace industry in our region but to also hone your skills in a realistic way

The Antenna and Gimbal Subteam is responsible for the design, development, and testing of the antenna systems found on both the GCS and UAV as well as the gimbals that operate the GCS antenna and UAV imaging system.

ANT team members are responsible for assisting with the design, construction, and testing of the ANT. Some tasks include:

  • Designing components using Solidworks

  • Manufacturing components using power tools, 3D printing, etc.

  • Development of electrical systems needed to power the antenna and gimbal systems

  • Assisting during test days to ensure that tests are successfully completed

  • Contributing to design and troubleshooting to improve/optimize vehicle design.

Please note that since this is a student-lead organization, all positions are unpaid.

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