Mokapu Calibration

Helicopter preparation and calibration of bait bucket for Mokapu aerial broadcast near Molokai, Hawaii using placebo (non-toxic) rodenticide bait. January 2008.
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Peter, Peter and David discuss bucket attachment modifications. Bait bucket will be suspsended from this point on the helicopter. Bucket connections.
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Outrigger for digital GPS antenna. Console and mounting for Trimble Digital GPS receiver. Older fiberglass bait bucket.
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Bucket inspected for useful parts and connectors. The New Bucket! HelioTago Underslung Stainless Steel Bucket
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Placebo (non-toxic) bait. Non-toxic bait inside bucket. After successful attachment to helicoper.

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