More pain than needed...
The one I am building will carry a micro "stick" cam with on-board memory recording. Should be about 30" dia... quite the small one... to be carried and video read after landing on a PDA or something similar. With the 2 front "arms" folding to the back, it will be carried in a modified hydratation pack along with the remote.
Converting a video camera (probably with an analog feed) to send via radio would not be hard, but really not cost-effective.
The best thing I can see is use a 2.4GHz RC radio, remove the transmiter from the remote and plug an A/D converter between it and the camera. Then on the other side, bypass the decoder of the receiver and use a D/A converter to rebuild the video feed...
For 150$ I can get a kit, with a 2.5" LCD display that does it all, plus recording on the receiver side.
Originally Posted by Drake
Damnit, don't make me add "no discussing temporal paradoxes" to the rules or I'll go back in time and ban you last week.