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Not really, but I have an anti-recommendation - what I did.
Built a monster drone with 6x500W motors about 80cm wide, I've got it to lift 4 litres of coke in the air. That's all quite cool (and useful) but the thing scares me to death as a collision with it would probably be fatal.
When I got panicked that I didn't know which way it was facing so turned off the transmitter (to invoke auto land) it brought home the flying killbot 500 feet above me was actually being controlled by the onboard computer rather than my remote control. How well did they do their testing? Did they use Java?? Watch YouTube 'fly aways' for full fear factor.
It cost about a grand or 1,300 of your American Dollars, quite a bit for something that lives permanently disconnected from power for fear of what it could do to the world. I try to avoid eye contact with it when I go in the garage.
If you are looking for sub-$200 then you are looking at a good toy that will have some of the features you are looking for but not all. First, you need to start off with a good Transmitter, having a good transmitter will allow you to have several drones/aircraft on one Radio. I would Recommend the Turnigy 9XR Pro (with the Orange TX module) you can get this for just about $100.00. Next, comes the drone; a company called Eachine sell Lizard95 for about $100.00 now you will need batteries which could cost about $100.00 (you will need batteries for the TX and about 4 or 5 batteries for the Lizard95). Now you will need to charge them and can get a charger for about $50.00. The Lizard95 comes with an FPV camera and if you want it to do directly to a laptop that might be difficult but they do have adapters to connect to Android. You need to do a little research on this because if you get the wrong one you will not be able to fly FPV because the video response time is too slow. You can buy FPV goggles for about $75.
If you are new to Flying RC or FPV, in general, I would recommend getting the Eachine E010S and a set of 5 batteries with charger total for this is about $75. The Eachine E010S will allow you to fly indoors causing little damage to your house and the drone and you can learn how to fly. Also practice with simulators.
If you are new I would go check RCGroups and YouTube and learn how to handle a Drone. One mistake and you can cut yourself badly. The Lizard95 is not a toy and the props are spinning at high speeds and can cause damage to you your furniture or others near by.
So if you are careful with your budget you can get in for about $400 to $450 The cheaper path would be to get the Transmitter (module and battery) the goggles and the Eachine E010S with batteries and this would cost about $250.00 then when you are ready to upgrade to the Lizard95 or something similar then you can spend the extra and get the bigger drone plus batteries and charger (Note you only need to buy the charger once).
So, while the media may sensationalize, at the end of the day, real people are still being affected.
I'm sure they bought backup batteries, and generators... to recharge their cameras, other equipment and sat-comms to get the story out. (Also sure despite the mass property damage, these folks will find one of the seveely limited places to stay, and of course help use up the dwindling food/water remaning locally while waiting for the authorities/FEMA to get vital [re]supply lines up ....)
But good to know they are there because everybody wants that news to be more than 2 seconds old (satellite link delay). Oh look, another group of homeless people looking for food/shelter - no wait, over there: another upside down car, and there's that that fallen down house again...
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Glad you're OK. We are still with the kids in North Carolina. We cannot return until we are assured that we will find gas along the I95 all the way down to central Florida. So we plan to sit out another day or two.