About micro-transponders created by Aerobits for Droniada 2018

These transponders are not commercially available but they were created especially with the Droniada 2018 in mind in order to enable the implementation of anti-collision algorithm referring to U-Space concept. The way the transponders operate is similar to the ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) air traffic surveillance system. To reduce the cost of their production, they do not operate on air traffic frequencies but in the ISM band with an admissible transmit power of 100mW. Each of the qualified teams will receive three transponders and one receiving device forming part of the ground station. This will allow to test the correctness of the anti-collision algorithm in the scenario of three flying objects. The devices will be delivered by Aerobits Sp. z o.o. to the address indicated by the organizer of the competition.