"Brought in by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department to help protect
the show, which featured the Navy’s Blue Angel aerial demonstration
team, FLYMOTION detected 46 drone flights in the temporary flight
restriction zone set up by the Federal Aviation Administration. Seven of
those drones were detected in the airspace where the performances were
taking place. By tracing the drone signals back to the base station
operating them, FLYMOTION helped police track down some of those
disregarding the rules.
By honing in on the radio frequency links
between the base stations and drones, FLYMOTION 'detected, identified
and located all 46 flights,' said English, a veteran of the U.S. Coast
Guard, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue and the Hillsborough County
This makes sense, of course, unless the droner has created countermeasures to being detected.
It's going to be an endless struggle against idiot drone operators.