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Hi, I want to help you manufacture a device that disables a UAV that monitors and visualizes us Answered



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Jack A Lopez
Jack A Lopez

2 years ago

Well, that sounds like a noble goal.

I think it was Sun Tzu who said, "If you know your enemy, and you know yourself, you need not fear the outcome of a hundred battles."

Obviously that is not a direct quote, since that quote is in English, and Sun Tzu lived in Ancient China, circa 500 BC.

Anyway, I think where I am going with this one, is if you do not already know your enemy, perhaps you should study hard, for to learn more, about him, her, it, or them. Probably, "it", is the correct pronoun for the UAV itself.


Perhaps, "they", is the suitable pronoun for the organization that supports the UAV. The they, might be worth thinking about too. What are their motives? What are their strengths? What are their weaknesses?


2 years ago

Well, no matter if private, government or military - interfering with a drone means at the best of times massive police trouble and in severe cases jail time.
Even if you "know" it monitors you - does it?
Or is it actually mapping the area for maps, ground water, vegetation....
Depending on location it also could be as simple as you being in the most common flight path to take off and land at a base, which would mean the thing actually has no interest in you at all.

I know a few ways of getting a little more info out of these things.
For example using an IR sensitive camera to check if the drones systems are still active and if so if they are looking down or forward.
Similar story for the location problem : If it seems to always take the same routes at the same or similar times and without constantly circling you then the chances are above 90& that it is totally harmless.
As a general rule of thumb you can say that if you can see it then it has no interest in you - normal operating heights are well above what you could see with the naked eye.

As a last and totally not recommended option there is always a decent radio scanner with a directional antenna.
All tactical communication goes over satellite connections, so if you get clear RF signals in the corresponding military bands on the scanner than the drone is going home or taking off.
Once on route and "activated" there will be no chatter you can catch with a standard (quality) scanner.