Illegal Drone FPV Transmitters Could Interfere with Air Traffic Control, ARRL Complaint Asserts

Illegal Drone FPV Transmitters Could Interfere with Air Traffic Control, ARRL Complaint Asserts

lawmate 1w In what it calls an “ extremely urgent complaint ” to the FCC, ARRL has targeted the interference potential of a series of audio/video transmitters used on unmanned aircraft and marketed as Amateur Radio equipment. In a January 10 letter to the FCC Spectrum Enforcement Division, ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, said the transmitters use frequencies intended for navigational aids, air traffic control radar, air route surveillance […]

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New companion site for DIYDrones — DIYRobocars

New companion site for DIYDrones -- DIYRobocars

It’s been almost a decade since I launched DIY Drones (March 2007) and we’ve both grown hugely as a community and an industry in the intervening years. Drones work great, they’re cheap and widely available, and both the the Dronecode and ArduPilot development communities that got their start here are doing amazing work to advance the technology, which is now at pro/aerospace level.So what’s left to DIY? How about autonomous […]

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Lily legal action

Lily legal action

The sad saga of the Lily Camera has hit another twist. Earlier this week, after some prompting from drone journalist Ash Ha and his website – and apparently some legal pressure – Lily told its customers the company was folding. Some 60,000 people had placed pre-orders totalling about $34 million US, and the company promised they would get their money back. Now, however, more details are emerging. And they are […]

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