Drone-Based Sensor Detects Radio Signals from 20 Miles: Page 2 of 2

The MA-C/lite signal sensor from VStar Systems is small enough to ride on a Martin’s V-Bat drone.

and then they try to scale them down. We went the opposite direction,” said Von Stauffenberg. “We made it small at first and scaled up. If the UAV has the ability to reach the signals, we can make it so you can listen to 250 conversations at the same time.”

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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

Photo courtesy of VStar Systems

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