[ExI] the eagles are coming!
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 20:14:49 UTC 2016
On 10 February 2016 at 18:38, spike wrote:
> What I meant was that radar isn’t the right tool for spotting low and slow
> camera drones, the kind of stuff you can train eagles to foil. Radar waves
> are too long for that. Those are better at spotting planes way out there.
> For that kind of thing, you would use a microwave emitter/receiver, and move
> up from there. A toy drone would be easy to spot a mile away with a
> microwave detector, and the whole rig is small enough to fit in the back of
> a light pickup truck.
> If someone is speechifying and a bad guy wanted to launch from a couple km
> out, fly in close and hand her a small but deadly explosive device for
> instance, it would be easy to set up a dual spectrum or multispectrum
> detector and the means to foil that plan. I do hope this protection system
> is used.
> Scanning for drones is a different task which needs different tools. We can
> do that. I hope we do.
Even 80 mph drones?????
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