Ham Radio Links MQ-9A To Over-the-Horizon Ground Station

Credit: GA-ASI
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has controlled an MQ-9A Reaper unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flying beyond line of sight (BLOS) of a ground control station using a commercial high-frequency (HF) datalink marketed to amateur shortwave radio hobbyists instead of through a satellite...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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