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Help Identifying A Drone Model

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ken Cruise, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. Ken Cruise

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    Last Friday I was out at a gathering for my wife's company filming with my drone when out of the corner of my eye I see another drone flying right through the airspace I had called in. Earlier I notified Smith Reynolds and PTI Towers I would be operating in the area and gave GPS etc.. I am checking my footage but the drone I saw had all white lights and was sort of arrow shaped. It did not hover but just ran a straight line past the audience, past my drone and over some buildings. Had it been a moment later my drone would have been in the path of this other drone. The only people I noticed that arrived around the same flight time of this drone were the Police who remained in their vehicles but sat near my position.
     
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  3. Ken Cruise

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    Not quite but close. Is there any method/app/device for detecting other drones or RC devices that may be in the area? I would hate to lose another P3 to some Packing Foam/Computer Fan "drone".
     
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    Eyes and ears are the best available so far.
    If there was any suitable tech solution .. you wouldn't want to pay what it cost.
     
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    While not detecting drones, you can detect wifi frequencies (beyond your smartphones range) in the area and strength. A cheap (10$) detector is like http://www.amazon.com/AGPtek®-CC308...sim_422_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1495M9WMC6VKW2QG1S92
    Many cheap options to detect wireless signals that could interfere. And yes, you can pay a lot to accurately detect and identify, but in some cases just knowing they are present and strong will suffice.