R&S®ARDRONIS Learning Center

Learn more about the key technologies behind the solution for countering the threats posed by radio-controlled drones.

The R&S®ARDRONIS automatic radio-controlled drone identification system is a comprehensive solution with specialized capabilities for detecting, identifying, classifying, direction finding, recording and disrupting the remote control link to a drone.



Inside Unmanned Systems

Security Risks with Radio Controlled Drones - How Serious is this Risk and What's the Latest in Detection and Mitigation?

Watch this webinar to learn how radio controlled drones represent a serious security risk to major public events, and sensitive infrastructures and facilities such as industrial testing grounds, large industrial plants, critical infrastructure, military and even correctional facilities.

Presented by a panel of experts including Ross Lamm, Co-Founder, Black Sage Technologies; Goetz Mayser, Director C-UAV Detection and Counter Solutions, Rohde & Schwarz, Inc.; and David A. Romero, Managing Partner, Black Sage Technologies.


Protecting the Sky White Paper

Signal Monitoring of Radio Controlled Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Possible Countermeasures

This whitepaper provides insights into the use, specifications, and impact of Radio Controlled (RC) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (commonly referred to as “drones”). UAVs intended for recreational use are increasingly being used for other (sometimes hostile) purposes.


R&S HE600 Antenna

The application note, Active Antennas for Radiomonitoring , describes the working principles of active antennas and explains the important system parameters surrounding the use of active antennas in a dense signal environment.

Learn more about the R&S®HE600 Active Omnidirectional Receiving Antenna


R&S EB500

The white paper, Evolution of the Modern Receiver in a Crowded Spectrum Environment , describes the important architectural differences between basic spectrum analyzers and spectrum monitoring receivers for use in over-the-air monitoring applications that adhere to internationally recognized recommendations.

View our monitoring and network testing receivers

Signal Analysis

R&S EB500

Signal analysis and classification is an important step to reduce the probability of false alarm detection. The application note, CA1xx Signal Analysis/Signal Processing: Universal Demodulators – Configuration and Usage , gives a technical overview of the power processing engine required to detect the specific signals like those used in radio-controlled drones.

Learn about our PC-Based Signal Analysis and Signal Processing Software

Direction Finding

R&S®DDF550 Wideband Direction Finder

Choosing the correct direction finding technology for a possible multi-threat environment is essential. The technical primer, Introduction to the Theory of Direction Finding , provides a detailed overview of the principles of direction finding, an evolution of the various techniques, and an overview of the common direction finding systems.

Read more about the R&S®DDF550 Wideband Direction Finder


R&S®DDF550 Wideband Direction Finder

For a more complete overview of the R&S®ARDRONIS automatic radio-controlled drone identification solution for detecting, identifying, classifying, direction finding, recording and disrupting the remote control link for commercial drone technologies, download the complete product brochure .

Product Information

On-Demand Webinar

Protecting the Sky: Detection, Direction Finding, and Countermeasure for Threats Imposed by Radio-Controlled Micro-UAVs

*Non-AOC members may use the password "AOCvs2016" to view

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